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Luverne is a city in Rock County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Luverne. For links to other places called Luverne, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Luverne is 43.654N. The longitude is -96.212W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,467 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,531.


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Median household income
Local
$36,271
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Luverne demographic reports
Luverne is in southwestern part of the state, near the Iowa border.
Local festivals include:
  • Buffalo Days - June 1-3, 2007
  • Rock County Fair - Aug. 2-4, 2007
  • Winterfest - Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Luverne web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Blue Mounds State Park
Historic sites and museums: Hinkly House Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Luverne demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56156 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

41% of Luverne residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $18,692, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% 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 $317.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.


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Libraries in Luverne include Rock County Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Luverne include Rock County Star Herald

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Rock 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 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Luverne include Comfort Inn Luverne.

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