Red Cloud, NE 68970 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Red Cloud, NE 68970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Webster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.108, Longitude -98.519
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 122
  • PO Box Addresses: 28
  • Residential Addresses: 630
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 630

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Red Cloud, NE 68970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,361
Daytime Population: Workers 774
Daytime Population: Residents 766
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,540
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 1,302
Population in Familes 1,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $37,465
Average Household Income $51,774
Per Capita Income $24,507


Total Housing Units 789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $54,060
Average Home Value $84,141


Total Households 635
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 377
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% -0.39%
Households 0.02% -0.44%
Families -0.15% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Red Cloud, NE 68970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68970 to the other 586 ZIP Codes in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 192 67th
Population Density # 314 46th
Diversity Index # 167 72nd
Median Household Income # 557 5th
Per Capita Income # 499 15th

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