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Luck is a village in Polk County.
So named because this was a stopover for travelers on their way to Taylors Falls, MN; they felt lucky to have reached the halfway point by sunset
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Luck. For links to other places called Luck, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Luck is 45.576N. The longitude is -92.482W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,224 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,223.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Luck demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk 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 54853 ZIP code.
23% of Luck residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Luck ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Luck was $16,599, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Luck residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Luck, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $752.
Libraries in Luck include Luck Public Library ... View libraries
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Luck political report.
The average commute time for Luck workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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