For population 25 years and over in Luverne:
For population 15 years and over in Luverne city:
283 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $386 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (44.8 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (558.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Rutledge, AL (1.7 miles ), Glenwood, AL (2.5 miles) , Goshen, AL (2.8 miles ), Brantley, AL (3.0 miles ), Petrey, AL (3.2 miles) , Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (3.5 miles) , Petrey-Highland Home, AL (3.7 miles) , Henderson-Spring Hill, AL (3.8 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.71 N, Longitude: 86.26 W
Area code: 334
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Luverne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+0.4%).
Work and jobs in Luverne: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Luverne, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Luverne-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Luverne city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/1/2007, a category F4 tornado 36.2 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Luverne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from Luverne center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from Luverne center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Crenshaw County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chester Adams - Football player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Luverne and their reported violations in the past:LUVERNE WATER & SEWER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3540, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.8% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
145 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Luverne compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Luverne (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Luverne city (based on Crenshaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.49%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Luverne government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Luverne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,458 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,745 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Luverne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total costs: $10,216,000
Total average daily traffic: 24,325
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,872
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 39,406
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Luverne)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Luverne, AL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Luverne)
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Luverne)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.