Custer County is located in central Colorado. The County Seat is Westcliffe and the largest city is Silver Cliff. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.custercountygov.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,361 and the 2010 census population was 4,255. The land area is 738.63 square miles and there are 5.8 persons per square mile.
96% of the population is White, 1.1% is Black or African American, 5.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 94.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 32.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $216,200, there are 2,048 households, an average of 2.06 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,761, the median household income is $32,427, and 14.6% of the persons in Custer County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $58,746, and sales per capita were $14,820.
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