Luverne, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 4,619 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.0%
 
Males: 2,196  (47.6%)
Females: 2,423  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56156.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,652 (it was $36,271 in 2000)
Luverne:

$52,652
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,133 (it was $18,692 in 2000)

Luverne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,735 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Luverne:

$140,735
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $723.

March 2019 cost of living index in Luverne: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.6%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.0% for American Indian residents, 36.0% for other race residents, 48.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Luverne, MN (2017)
    • 4,36691.6%White alone
    • 1994.2%Hispanic
    • 561.2%Asian alone
    • 501.0%American Indian alone
    • 160.3%Black alone
    • 160.3%Two or more races

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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Dutch (13.1%), Norwegian (11.1%), Irish (5.7%), English (5.6%), American (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 3.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,357 people per square mile   (low).

Luverne, Minnesota map

128 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.7%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,151 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,371 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (27.4 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (166.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (450.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Magnolia, MN (2.6 miles ),
Beaver Creek, MN (2.9 miles ),
Hardwick, MN (2.9 miles ),
Kenneth, MN (3.1 miles),
Steen, MN (3.2 miles),
Hills, MN (3.4 miles ),
Ellsworth, MN (3.7 miles ),
Valley Springs, SD (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.66 N, Longitude: 96.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +382 (+8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,491 (65.2%)

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Luverne, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Luverne, MN in 2017
Luverne satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $320,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $265,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Luverne, MN residents
Average permit cost in Luverne, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Luverne, MN
Historical housing units in Luverne, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +222 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Luverne, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Luverne, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)

Average climate in Luverne, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Luverne-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Luverne city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Luverne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from Luverne center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 163.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 719.2 miles away from Luverne center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rock County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Luverne topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Luverne:

  • SANFORD HOSPICE LUVERNE (402 EAST MAIN)
  • SANFORD LUVERNE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1600 NORTH KNISS AVENUE P O BOX 1019)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MARY JANE BROWN (110 SOUTH WALNUT AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Luverne:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Luverne:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 30 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • South Dakota State University (about 55 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 60 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • University of South Dakota (about 71 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 72 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 82 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 86 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Public high schools in Luverne:

Public elementary/middle schools in Luverne:

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Library in Luverne:

  • ROCK COUNTY COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $269,877; Location: 201 WEST MAIN; 30,601 books; 15,187 e-books; 1,223 audio materials; 976 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • A new hospital was recently (7/2005) built in Luverne. The correct information, from their administration department, is as follows: Sioux Valley Luverne Hospital 1600 N Kniss Ave The old hospital does not exist any more.
  • KSFY TV 13, Sioux Falls, SD, is now owned by Hoak Media, see: www.ksfy.com/

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Luverne: Luverne Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Luverne (B), Rock County Courthouse (C), Rock County Law Enforcement Center (D), Rock County Historical Museum (E), Hinkly House Museum (F), Rock County Community Library (G), Luverne Fire Department (H), Luverne City Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Luverne include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), American Reformed Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Saint John Lutheran Church (F), Bethany Lutheran Church (G), Christian Reformed Church (H), Grace Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Norwegian Cemetery (1), Saint Catherines Cemetery (2), Maplewood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Rock River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Luverne include: Hawkinson Park (1), Redbird Field (2), Luverne City Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Carnegie Cultural Center (Museums; 205 North Freeman Avenue), Palace Theatre (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 205 North Freeman Avenue), Rock County Fines Arts Associates (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 205 North Freeman Avenue).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Luverne (801 South Kniss), Sunrise Motel (114 Sunshine Avenue), Hillcrest Motel (North Highway 75), Mini Store (Highway I 90 & US75), Cozy Rest Motel (116 South Kniss Avenue), Super 8 Motel (Highway I 90 And Us # 75), Super 8 Luverne MN (RR 2 Box 82C).

Court: Rock County - Clerk Of Court- Court Administrator- Probate Juvenile Division- Traffic Divi (204 East Brown Street).

Birthplace of: Quentin C. Aanenson - Air Force officer, Shantel VanSanten - Actor-model, James Russell Wiggins - Newspaper editor and diplomat, Joe Schomacker - Politician.

Rock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Luverne in 2010:

  • 142 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Luverne in 2000:

  • 141 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Luverne (2011 data):

  • Minnwest Bank Luverne: - Hwy 75 Branch at 800 S. Kniss, branch established on 1894/01/01; at 116 East Main, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $169.6 mil, Deposits: $149.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Minnwest Corporation
  • Exchange State Bank: at 310 Gabrielson Rd, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2008/10/27: Bank assets: $140.6 mil, Deposits: $109.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Larch Bancorporation Inc.
  • First Farmers and Merchants National Bank: First Farmers And Merchants National at 303 East Main Street, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.1 mil, Deposits: $129.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: 215 Holding Co.

For population 15 years and over in Luverne:

Marital status in Luverne, MN
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Luverne:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Luverne
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Luverne, MN (based on Rock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,58410
Catholic1,9432
Evangelical Protestant1,7948
Other31
None1,363-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Rock County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rock County:

7.5%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Luverne:

43.8%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Luverne:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Luverne:

12.7%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

52.1%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Luverne:

73.7%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Luverne, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 6$29,840$59,68035$16,390
Financial Administration 5$26,288$63,0910$0
Streets and Highways 4$20,551$61,6530$0
Water Supply 3$14,825$59,3000$0
Parks and Recreation 3$12,234$48,9360$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,133$72,5325$2,205
Solid Waste Management 2$8,813$52,8780$0
Sewerage 2$11,884$71,3040$0
Totals for Government 28$142,568$61,10140$18,595

Luverne government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,322,000 ($1368.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,314,000 ($284.48)
    Sewerage: $1,312,000 ($284.04)
    Liquor Stores: $1,187,000 ($256.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $775,000 ($167.79)
    Police Protection: $771,000 ($166.92)
    Regular Highways: $713,000 ($154.36)
    General - Other: $557,000 ($120.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000 ($116.91)
    Financial Administration: $255,000 ($55.21)
    Air Transportation: $224,000 ($48.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $186,000 ($40.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000 ($29.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $129,000 ($27.93)
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000 ($16.45)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($9.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($37.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,334,000 ($288.81)
    Water Utilities: $1,012,000 ($219.10)
    Electric Utilities: $901,000 ($195.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $861,000 ($186.40)
    General - Other: $577,000 ($124.92)
    Regular Highways: $283,000 ($61.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($23.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $100,000 ($21.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $58,000 ($12.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $20,000 ($4.33)
    Liquor Stores: $14,000 ($3.03)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($1.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($17.75)

Luverne government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,342,000 ($290.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $552,000 ($119.51)
    Air Transportation: $237,000 ($51.31)
    Regular Highways: $227,000 ($49.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000 ($42.22)
    Other: $194,000 ($42.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $180,000 ($38.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $912,000 ($197.45)
    Interest Earnings: $142,000 ($30.74)
    Special Assessments: $36,000 ($7.79)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,401,000 ($1385.80)
    Water Utilities: $1,290,000 ($279.28)
    Liquor Stores: $1,191,000 ($257.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,194,000 ($258.50)
    Other: $272,000 ($58.89)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Tax - Property: $1,365,000 ($295.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $404,000 ($87.46)
    Other License: $190,000 ($41.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.43)

Luverne government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,645,000 ($2088.11)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,591,000 ($1210.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,775,000 ($1033.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $722,000 ($156.31)

Luverne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,874,000 ($3220.18)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $348,000 ($75.34)
Businesses in Luverne, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Luverne:

  • KQAD (800 AM; 1 kW; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Luverne:

  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Luverne:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Luverne fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Luverne fatal accident list:

Jul 2, 2014 08:50 PM, Cr-22 Cedar St, Cr-4 Main St, Lat: 43.654208, Lon: -96.207925, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 1986 07:31 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 25, 1982 12:17 AM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1976 09:36 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1975 09:36 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 91.1mTotal length
  • $291,002,000Total costs
  • 82,384Total average daily traffic
  • 7,894Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,272Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Luverne, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Luverne, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Luverne)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Luverne, MN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Luverne)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32099 , Serial Number: 28-7515068, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 10/06/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Steve E Odland, 511 W Brown, Luverne, MN 56156
  • Aircraft: LINDBLAD CALVIN J KR-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3924R , Serial Number: K.L. 1038, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1987, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Max B Power, 304 W Lincoln St, Luverne, MN 56156
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4256E , Serial Number: 7BCM-264, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Dave Paquette, 201 N Estey, Luverne, MN 56156
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5702E , Serial Number: 17202, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Ryan S Gee, 417 N Oakley Apt 7, Luverne, MN 56156
  • Aircraft: BEECH E33A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7491N , Serial Number: CE-231, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 12/28/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Farm Systems Inc, 725 120th Ave, Luverne, MN 56156

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 38 took place in 2012, and the least - 13 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Luverne, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.9%), and Outside Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Luverne, MN
    • 10544.9%Structure Fires
    • 7933.8%Outside Fires
    • 3414.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 166.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Luverne, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Luverne, Minnesota:

  • Luverne Super 8, I-90 And US 75, Luverne, Minnesota 56156 , Phone: (507) 283-9541, Fax: (507) 283-9541
  • Comfort Inn Luverne, 801 S Kniss, Luverne, Minnesota 56156 , Phone: (507) 283-9488, Fax: (208) 232-0347
  • Grandstay Hotel & Suites Of Luverne, 908 S Kniss Ave, Luverne, Minnesota 56156 , Phone: (507) 449-4949, Fax: (507) 449-4955
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Luverne, Minnesota
Most common first names in Luverne, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6479.9 years
Anna4787.0 years
William4480.6 years
George3678.4 years
Henry3179.8 years
Donald2869.9 years
Mary2479.5 years
Helen2381.7 years
Albert2280.3 years
Margaret2283.0 years
Most common last names in Luverne, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3180.3 years
Olson3180.4 years
Hamann2680.0 years
Johnson2378.6 years
Remme2280.3 years
Aanenson1981.0 years
Hansen1985.9 years
Nelson1779.6 years
Mcclure1580.2 years
Meyer1482.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Luverne, MN
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Luverne, MN
  • 61.7%Utility gas
  • 35.2%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Luverne compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Luverne on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #56 (56156) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #84 (56156) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Nathan Morris (1)
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.