Duluth, MN

Census Place

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2022 Population
86,772
0.0703% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
34.7
2.36% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.5%
0.00123% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,545
9.53% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$209,800
19.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
44,927
0.207% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Duluth, MN had a population of 86.8k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $63,545. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Duluth, MN grew from 86,711 to 86,772, a 0.0703% increase and its median household income grew from $58,014 to $63,545, a 9.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Duluth, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.26%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.64%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%).

None of the households in Duluth, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Duluth, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Duluth, MN are University of Minnesota-Duluth (2,468 degrees awarded in 2022), The College of Saint Scholastica (1,464 degrees), and Lake Superior College (999 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Duluth, MN was $209,800, and the homeownership rate was 60.6%.

Most people in Duluth, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Duluth, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Duluth, MN is home to a population of 86.8k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.91% of Duluth, MN residents were born outside of the country (2.53k people).

In 2022, there were 20.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.6k people) in Duluth, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.69k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.13k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Duluth, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Duluth, MN was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Duluth, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75.6k ± 566
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.69k ± 433
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.13k ± 323
2.74%
Hispanic Population
2.38k people

In 2022, there were 20.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.6k people) in Duluth, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.69k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.13k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.74% of the people in Duluth, MN are hispanic (2.38k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.53k people
3.21%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.79k people

As of 2022, 2.91% of Duluth, MN residents (2.53k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Duluth, MN was 3.21%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,576 ± 216
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,098 ± 256
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    596 ± 170

Duluth, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Duluth, MN employs 44.9k people. The largest industries in Duluth, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,185 people), Retail Trade (5,927 people), and Educational Services (5,157 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,404), Utilities ($78,929), and Public Administration ($66,598).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

44.9k
2022 Value
± 1,381
0.207%
1 Year growth
± 4.31%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Duluth, MN grew at a rate of 0.207%, from 44.8k employees to 44.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duluth, MN, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,284 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,240 people), and Management Occupations (3,823 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duluth, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

44.9k
2022 Value
± 1,381
0.207%
1 Year growth
± 4.31%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Duluth, MN grew at a rate of 0.207%, from 44.8k employees to 44.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duluth, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,185 people), Retail Trade (5,927 people), and Educational Services (5,157 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,880
Median earning men ± $1,831
$32,524
Median earning women ± $1,751

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,438), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,409), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,719).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,552), Public Administration ($62,024), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,099).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Duluth, MN awarded 4,942 degrees. The student population of Duluth, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 7,439 male students and 9,292 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Duluth, MN are White (4,081 and 83.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (194 and 3.99%), Asian (162 and 3.33%), and Two or More Races (162 and 3.33%).

The largest universities in Duluth, MN by number of degrees awarded are University of Minnesota-Duluth (2,468 and 49.9%), The College of Saint Scholastica (1,464 and 29.6%), and Lake Superior College (999 and 20.2%).

The most popular majors in Duluth, MN are Registered Nursing (380 and 7.69%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (305 and 6.17%), and General Psychology (251 and 5.08%).

The median tuition costs in Duluth, MN are $38,750 for private four year colleges, and $12,638 and $18,028 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Duluth, MN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 25.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 16,731 (44.5% men and 55.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 16,731 students enrolled in Duluth, MN, 44.5% men and 55.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 12,814 records, of which 55.8% were women and 44.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 279 degrees awarded
  2. 238 degrees awarded
  3. 185 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Duluth, MN was Registered Nursing with 279 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,468 degrees awarded
  2. 1,464 degrees awarded
  3. 999 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Minnesota-Duluth with 2,468 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,945 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Duluth, MN, which is 0.649 times less than the 2,997 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,081 degrees mean that there were 21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 194 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($38,750) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,488) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Duluth, MN was $209,800 in 2022, which is 0.744 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $176,200 to $209,800, a 19.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Duluth, MN is 60.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Duluth, MN have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Duluth, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Duluth, MN is $63,545. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Duluth, MN was Census Tract 7 with a value of $120,921, followed by Census Tract 5 and Census Tract 6, with respective values of $112,269 and $98,468.

Property

$209,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,066
$22,219
Median Property Taxes
±$875

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Rent vs Own

60.6%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.6% of the housing units in Duluth, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.8%.

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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 6

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Duluth, MN was Census Tract 7 with a value of $120,921, followed by Census Tract 5 and Census Tract 6, with respective values of $112,269 and $98,468.

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Household Income

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$63,545
Median Household Income
± $1,869
36.7k
Number of Households
± 1,222

In 2022, the median household income of the 36.7k households in Duluth, MN grew to $63,545 from the previous year's value of $58,014.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Duluth, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.39%)
  3. Carpooled (7.78%)

In 2022, 73.1% of workers in Duluth, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.39%) and those who carpooled to work (7.78%).

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duluth, MN have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.15% of the workforce in Duluth, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duluth, MN (14.3k out of 81.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

96% of the population of Duluth, MN has health coverage, with 51.6% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in St. Louis County, MN see 766 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.42% decrease from the previous year (777 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1062 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 333 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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766 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Louis County, MN

Primary care physicians in St. Louis County, MN see an average of 766 patients per year. This represents a 1.42% decrease from the previous year (777 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.7% under 18 years, 31.3% between 18 and 34 years, 33.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.02%
Uninsured
51.6%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
1.52%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duluth, MN grew by 3.34% from 3.89% to 4.02%.

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