Luverne is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,531 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Luverne who work in office and administrative support (12.85%), management occupations (11.23%), and teaching (7.49%).
Because of many things, Luverne is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Luverne a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Luverne has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Luverne’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the benefits of Luverne is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.11 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 overall education level of Luverne is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.82% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Luverne in 2018 was $29,974, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,896 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 German, Norwegian, Dutch, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Luverne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.