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Custer, Washington - Basic Facts

The Custer Census Designated Place had a population of 373 as of July 1, 2018. Custer ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Custer is located at latitude 48.9143 and longitude -122.6398 in Whatcom County. The formal boundaries for the Custer Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whatcom County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Custer Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408634) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Custer Census Designated Place is located within Blaine Division of Whatcom County.


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Custer, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 373
Population in Households 372
Population in Familes 311
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 205
Diversity Index3 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,912
Average Household Income $74,654
Per Capita Income $27,334

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $365,909
Average Home Value $478,440
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.23% 0.48%
Households 0.09% 0.43%
Families 0.37% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Custer, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Custer to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 499 21st
Population Density # 535 15th
Diversity Index # 279 56th
Median Household Income # 324 48th
Per Capita Income # 395 37th

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