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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Luverne who work in sales jobs (12.52%), office and administrative support (11.56%), and personal care services (6.86%).
One of the benefits of Luverne is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.03 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Luverne citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.78% of adults 25 and older in Luverne have a college degree.
The per capita income in Luverne in 2010 was $23,770, which is middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,080 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Luverne include Norwegian, Dutch, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Luverne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.