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Luverne is a city in Crenshaw County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the wife of M.P. LeGrand, owner of a real estate company

The latitude of Luverne is 31.716N. The longitude is -86.263W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 354 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,570.


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Median household income
Local
$22,457
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Luverne demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Ranked among the top 10 small towns, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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4% of Luverne residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Luverne ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Luverne was $17,244, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Luverne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Luverne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $195.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $615.


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Libraries in Luverne include Luverne Public Library ... View libraries

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Crenshaw County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Luverne political report.

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The average commute time for Luverne workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Luverne include Best Western Rutledge Inn.

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