Red Cloud, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Red Cloud, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Red Cloud had a population of 1,000 as of July 1, 2018. Red Cloud ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Red Cloud is located at latitude 40.0863 and longitude -98.5223 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Red Cloud (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,719 feet.

The City of Red Cloud (GNIS ID: 2396335) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Red Cloud is located within Election District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Red Cloud: Redcloud.

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Red Cloud, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,000
Population in Households 954
Population in Familes 732
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 980
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $37,222
Average Household Income $50,013
Per Capita Income $23,099


Total Housing Units 594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 383 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $58,333
Average Home Value $84,097


Total Households 465
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 271
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.24% -0.48%
Households -0.38% -0.65%
Families 0.18% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Red Cloud, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Cloud to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 115 80th
Population Density # 239 59th
Diversity Index # 143 76th
Median Household Income # 539 7th
Per Capita Income # 534 8th

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