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Luverne, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Luverne had a population of 4,772 as of July 1, 2020. Luverne ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Luverne is located at latitude 43.6541 and longitude -96.2128 in Rock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Luverne encompass a land area of 3.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Rock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,467 feet.

The City of Luverne (GNIS ID: 2395787) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Luverne: City of Luverne, Lu Verne, Lu Verne Village.

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Luverne, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,772 (100%)
Population in Households 4,594 (96.3%)
Population in Families 3,639 (76.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 178 ( 3.7%)
Population Density 1,326
Diversity Index2 19
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,745
Average Household Income $73,002
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $31,402
Wealth Index5 72
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 2,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,354 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 709 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $150,992
Average Home Value $166,741
Housing Affordability Index3 223
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,062
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,262
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.06% 0.0%
Households 0.07% 0.0%
Families 0.04% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
Owner Occupied HU   0.07%

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Luverne, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luverne to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 158 83rd
Population Density # 174 81st
Median Household Income # 535 41st
Housing Affordability Index # 616 68th
Per Capita Income # 410 55th
Diversity Index # 342 62nd

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