Duluth, MN

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Population

86,066

0.114% decline

Poverty Rate

20.3%


Median Age

33.8


Median Household Income

$47,227

2.78% growth

Number of Employees

45,368

0.625% growth

Median Property Value

$152,300

2.28% growth

About

In 2017, Duluth, MN had a population of 86.1k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $47,227. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Duluth, MN declined from 86,164 to 86,066, a -0.114% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,950 to $47,227, a 2.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Duluth, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.4%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.65%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.78%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.7%). N/A% of the people in Duluth, MN speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Duluth, MN are University of Minnesota-Duluth (2,245 degrees awarded in 2017), The College of Saint Scholastica (1,558 degrees), and Lake Superior College (1,178 degrees).

The median property value in Duluth, MN is $152,300, and the homeownership rate is 59.8%. Most people in Duluth, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Duluth, MN is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Duluth, MN employs 45.4k people. The largest industries in Duluth, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,699 people), Retail Trade (5,710 people), and Educational Services (5,447 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,453), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,000), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,500).

Median household income in Duluth, MN is $47,227. Males in Duluth, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Duluth, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,227

2017 value

± $1,382

2.78%

1 Year Growth

± 3.87%

Households in Duluth, MN have a median annual income of $47,227, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,950 in 2016, which represents a 2.78% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Minnesota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Duluth, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 7

  2. Census Tract 5

  3. Census Tract 2

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Duluth, MN was Census Tract 7 with a value of $114,950, followed by Census Tract 5 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $93,750 and $72,668.

The following map shows all of the places in Duluth, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duluth, MN (16.4k out of 80.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    12,684 ± 798

  2. Black

    1,344 ± 262

  3. Two Or More

    925 ± 171

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Duluth, MN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

45.4k

2017 Value

± 1,190

0.625%

1 Year growth

± 3.68%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Duluth, MN grew at a rate of 0.625%, from 45.1k employees to 45.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duluth, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,004 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (4,463 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,365 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duluth, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Duluth, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,004 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (4,463 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,365 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Duluth, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (2.01 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.68 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Duluth, MN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($78,333), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($65,714), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,519).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.4k

2017 Value

± 1,190

0.625%

1 Year growth

± 3.68%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Duluth, MN grew at a rate of 0.625%, from 45.1k employees to 45.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duluth, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,699 people), Retail Trade (5,710 people), and Educational Services (5,447 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Duluth, MN, though some of these residents may live in Duluth, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Duluth, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,699 people), Retail Trade (5,710 people), and Educational Services (5,447 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Duluth, MN has an unusually high number of Health Care & Social Assistance (1.54 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.48 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Duluth, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($79,453), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,000), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,500).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.4B

  2. $22.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.4B, followed by Nonmetal min. prods. ($22.8B) and Cereal grains ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$351B

2020 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

37.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $351B. This is expected to increase 37.9% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $26.2B

  3. $14.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $29.1B, followed by Iowa with $26.2B and Illinois and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.5% of the population of Duluth, MN has health coverage, with 52.8% on employee plans, 17.8% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Duluth, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Duluth, MN see 799 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.2% decrease from the previous year (817 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1197 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 472 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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799 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in St. Louis County, MN see an average of 799 patients per year. This represents a 2.2% decrease from the previous year (817 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Louis County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.5%

Uninsured

52.8%

Employer Coverage

17.8%

Medicaid

10.1%

Medicare

13.4%

Non-Group

1.48%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duluth, MN declined by 10.3% from 5.01% to 4.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Duluth, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Duluth, MN is home to a population of 86.1k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.51% of Duluth, MN residents were born outside of the country (3.02k people).

In 2017, there were 28.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.1k people) in Duluth, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.66k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 2.28k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

34

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Duluth, MN was 33.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Duluth, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Duluth, MN residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.51%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.02k people

2.99%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.57k people

As of 2017, 3.51% of Duluth, MN residents (3.02k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Duluth, MN was 2.99%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Duluth, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Duluth, MN was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Duluth, MN

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    76.1k ± 379

  2. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    2.66k ± 327

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    2.28k ± 287

In 2017, there were 28.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.1k people) in Duluth, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.66k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 2.28k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Duluth, MN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,707 ± 179

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    763 ± 154

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    689 ± 137

Duluth, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Duluth, MN awarded 5,030 degrees. The student population of Duluth, MN is skewed towards women, with 9,321 male students and 11,255 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Duluth, MN are White (4,173 and 85.2%), followed by Black or African American (159 and 3.25%), Two or More Races (145 and 2.96%), and Hispanic or Latino (130 and 2.65%).

The largest universities in Duluth, MN by number of degrees awarded are University of Minnesota-Duluth (2,245 and 44.6%), The College of Saint Scholastica (1,558 and 31%), and Lake Superior College (1,178 and 23.4%).

The most popular majors in Duluth, MN are Registered Nursing (458 and 9.11%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (310 and 6.16%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (257 and 5.11%).

The median tuition costs in Duluth, MN are $35,634 for private four year colleges, and $12,016 and $17,134 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 344 degrees awarded

  2. 171 degrees awarded

  3. 155 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Duluth, MN was Registered Nursing with 344 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Duluth, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,245 degrees awarded

  2. 1,558 degrees awarded

  3. 1,178 degrees awarded

$12,016

Median In-State Public

$35,634

Median Private

In 2017, the Duluth, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Minnesota-Duluth with 2,245 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,046

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,984

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,046 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Duluth, MN, which is 0.686 times less than the 2,984 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Duluth, MN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,173 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    159 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    145 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Duluth, MN were to White students. These 4,173 degrees mean that there were 26.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 159 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Duluth, MN was $152,300 in 2017, which is 0.663 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $148,900 to $152,300, a 2.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Duluth, MN is 59.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Duluth, MN have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Duluth, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$152,300

2017 Median

± $2,513

$148,900

2016 Median

± $2,886

In 2017, the median property value in Duluth, MN grew to to $152,300 from the previous year's value of $148,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Duluth, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Duluth, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$47,227

Median Household Income

± $1,382

36k

Number of Households

± 1,021

In 2017, the median household income of the 36k households in Duluth, MN grew to $47,227 from the previous year's value of $45,950.

The following chart displays the households in Duluth, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Duluth, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Duluth, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

59.8%

2017 Homeownership

60.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.8% of the housing units in Duluth, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Duluth, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duluth, MN have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in Duluth, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.4%

  2. Carpooled

    9.59%

  3. Walked

    6.35%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Duluth, MN was Drove Alone (74.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.59%) and those who Walked (6.35%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Duluth, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Duluth, MN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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