Luck, Wisconsin

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Luck, Wisconsin

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High Points

Luck strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 8% Luck Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Luck, Wisconsin

Comparing Luck to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 6 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 8

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Luck Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles NE of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 54853
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.576
Longitude -92.482

Luck Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LUCK
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station AMERY
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
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Luck Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,210 100%
Male 556 46%
Female 654 54%
Under 18 294 24.3%
18+ 916 75.7%
65+ 297 24.5%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,189 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.7%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 7 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1%

Estimated Luck Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,209
Growth -1
Growth % -0.1%

Luck Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 21.8%
Swedish 14.4%
Danish 14.1%
Norwegian 13.8%
US/American 10.1%
Irish 4.5%
English 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Polish 2.4%
Scandinavian 1.7%
Czech 1.5%
Italian 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
French Canadian 1.2%
Scottish 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Finnish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Luck 1,210 $40,000
Balsam Lake 950 $42,708
Centuria 865 $39,375
Frederic 1,262 $40,000
Grantsburg 1,369 $40,333
Milltown 888 $36,875
St. Croix Falls 2,033 $54,063

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Luck Public Library
Luck, Wisconsin
(715) 472-2770

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Luck High Schools (2004)

810 S 7TH ST
Serves 327 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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