Red Cloud is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 968 people and just one neighborhood, Red Cloud is the 107th largest community in Nebraska. Red Cloud has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Red Cloud is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.41% of the Red Cloud workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Red Cloud is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Red Cloud who work in office and administrative support (12.79%), healthcare suport services (10.27%) and farm management occupations (9.13%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Red Cloud’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Red Cloud has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Red Cloud a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Red Cloud spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.58 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Red Cloud does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.