Luverne is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,677 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Luverne is the 150th largest community in Minnesota.
Luverne is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Luverne is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Luverne who work in sales jobs (13.02%), office and administrative support (11.01%), and teaching (6.40%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.06 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Luverne overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Luverne, 24.02% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Luverne in 2010 was $24,473, which is middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,892 for a family of four. However, Luverne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Luverne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Luverne residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Luverne include Dutch, Norwegian, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Luverne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.