Custer County is located in central Nebraska. The County Seat is Broken Bow and the largest city is Broken Bow. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.custer.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,728 and the 2010 census population was 10,943. The land area is 2,575.52 square miles and there are 4.2 persons per square mile.
97.7% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 92.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 21% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $81,600, there are 4,738 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,615, the median household income is $44,873, and 9.6% of the persons in Custer County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,488. Retail sales (in $1000) were $118,022, and sales per capita were $10,906. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 20.2%.
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