Custer County is located in southeastern Montana. The County Seat is Miles City and the largest city is Miles City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.custercountymt.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,092 and the 2010 census population was 11,699. The land area is 3,783.36 square miles and there are 3.1 persons per square mile.
95.2% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 90.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $112,100, there are 4,986 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,910, the median household income is $43,524, and 13.3% of the persons in Custer County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,005. Retail sales (in $1000) were $199,923, and sales per capita were $17,987. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.9%.
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