Quality of Life & Demographics in Red Cloud & Guide Rock Print

Living in Red Cloud and Guide Rock is an absolutely delightful experience.

You will find it all here:

  • friendly and hard working people
  • rich and productive land
  • prosperous and welcoming communities
  • crisp and clean air
  • bright and pristine night sky

The quality of life is great in Red Cloud and Guide Rock:

  • cost of living is very reasonable
  • neighbors are friendly and caring
  • climate is invigorating
  • environment is clean with excellent air quality and an abundance of underground water
  • housing is affordable
  • ease of transportation
  • solid schools and colleges offer many education opportunities
  • medical care is available in both communities
  • active organizations, churches, and clubs enhance the quality of life for all residents

 

Demographics:

Population in July 2009: 935

Males: 441 (47.2%)

Females: 494 (52.8%)

 

Median resident age: 47.0 years

Nebraska median age: 35.3 years

 

Estimated median household income in 2009: $29,146

Nebraska estimated median household income: $47,357

 

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $40,894

Nebraska estimated median house or condo value: $123,300

 

Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $50,902; Detached houses: $52,230; Mobile homes: $27,252

 

Median gross rent in 2009: $342.

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $858 (1.8%)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $456 (1.3%)

 

January 2011 cost of living index in Red Cloud: 74.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

 

Hospital/medical center in Red Cloud:

WEBSTER COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Other hospitals/medical centers near Red Cloud and Guide Rock:

SMITH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 23 miles away; SMITH CENTER, KS)

FRANKLIN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 23 miles away; FRANKLIN, NE)

BRODSTONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 25 miles away; SUPERIOR, NE)

 

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Cloud and Guide Rock:

University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 52 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)

Central Community College (about 56 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)

Fort Hays State University (about 95 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 109 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)

Southeast Community College Area (about 112 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)

Kansas State University (about 121 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)

Hutchinson Community College (about 144 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)

 

Public high school in Red Cloud:

Red Cloud High School

Public elementary/middle schools in Red Cloud:

Red Cloud Preschool Center Base

Grades: Prekindergarten - Prekindergarten

Red Cloud Elementary School

Grades: Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Library in Red Cloud:

AULD PUBLIC LIBRARY

9,505 books; 388 audio materials; 293 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions

 

Source: www.city-data.com

 

 

 

 

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