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Luverne, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Luverne had a population of 4,531 as of July 1, 2017. 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 43.6535 and longitude -96.2142 in Rock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Luverne (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Luverne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 4,531
Daytime Population: Workers 3,480
Daytime Population: Residents 2,354
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,834
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.29
Population in Households 4,355
Population in Familes 3,460
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density2 1,270
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $44,523
Average Household Income $59,236
Per Capita Income $25,934


Total Housing Units 2,219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,349 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 614 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $114,146
Average Home Value $142,346


Total Households 1,963
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,206
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.52% -0.36%
Households -0.49% -0.31%
Families -0.44% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.54%

Luverne, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luverne to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 160 82nd
Population Density # 190 79th
Diversity Index # 374 59th
Median Household Income # 723 20th
Per Capita Income # 649 28th

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