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Red Cloud is a city in Webster County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Teton-Sioux chief.

The latitude of Red Cloud is 40.088N. The longitude is -98.519W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,716 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,062.


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Median household income
Local
$26,389
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Red Cloud demographic reports
Red Cloud is on the Republican River.
Well-known residents have included:
· Willa Cather, writer
Local festivals include:
  • Street Car Days - Aug. 10-12, 2007
  • September Fest - Sept. 22, 2007
  • Lea Penman Festival - Oct. 7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Red Cloud web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Willa Cather State Historic Site, Starke Round Barn, Webster County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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35% of Red Cloud residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Red Cloud ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Red Cloud was $14,772, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Red Cloud residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Red Cloud, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $207.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $536.


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Libraries in Red Cloud include Auld Public Library ... View libraries

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Webster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Red Cloud political report.

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The average commute time for Red Cloud workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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