Custer County 38th fastest growing in nation
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Custer County ranked 38th in its list of the top 100 fastest growing counties in the United States over the past year.
Custer County saw its population grow from 28,554 on July 1, 2012, to 29,377 on July 1, 2013, an increase of 823 or 2.9 percent.
Census Bureau information also noted that Weatherford ranked No. 7 among the top 10 fastest growing small towns from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013, seeing its population increase 2.9 percent.