Custer County is located in central Idaho. The County Seat is Challis and the largest city is Challis. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.custer.id.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,140 and the 2010 census population was 4,366. The land area is 4,920.94 square miles and there are 0.9 persons per square mile.
97.1% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 4.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 89.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $150,600, there are 1,870 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,965, the median household income is $39,541, and 16.1% of the persons in Custer County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 318. Retail sales (in $1000) were $35,092, and sales per capita were $8,542.
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