Lu Verne, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lu Verne, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lu Verne had a population of 262 as of July 1, 2018. Lu Verne ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lu Verne is located at latitude 42.9083 and longitude -94.0738 in Kossuth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lu Verne (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kossuth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Lu Verne are located in Kossuth County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Humboldt County.

The City of Lu Verne (GNIS ID: 2395780) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lu Verne is located within Township of Lu Verne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kossuth County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lu Verne: Luverne, Whitman.

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Lu Verne, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 262
Population in Households 262
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 116
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $59,632
Average Household Income $99,877
Per Capita Income $42,886


Total Housing Units 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $98,958
Average Home Value $146,053


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.05% -0.08%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families 1.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Lu Verne, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lu Verne to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 636 37th
Population Density # 947 6th
Diversity Index # 378 63rd
Median Household Income # 340 66th
Per Capita Income # 26 98th

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