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People

Total Population 4,665
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 24.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,190
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 55.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,840
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.1%
Median Gross Rent $644
Median House Value $120,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 7.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Luverne Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Rock
Standard Zip Codes 56156
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.654
Longitude -96.212

Luverne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LUVERNE
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Station ROCK RAPIDS
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Station LAKE WILSON
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 27 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaver Creek 304 $71,250
Ellsworth 470 $50,417
Hardwick 184 $45,000
Hills 741 $57,321
Magnolia 212 $48,958

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Luverne Public Libraries

Library
Rock County Community Library
201 WEST MAIN
Luverne, Minnesota
(507) 449-5040
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Luverne Hospitals

LUVERNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
1600 NORTH KNISS AVENUE P O BOX 1019
(507) 283-2321
Emergency Service: No

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Luverne High Schools

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LUVERNE SR.
709 N. KNISS
507-283-4491
Serves 401 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

LUVERNE ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM
709 N. KNISS
507-283-0075
A Non-traditional School
Serves 9 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.6

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