Duluth, MN
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Duluth profile


Living in Duluth


Duluth is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 85,618 people and 36 constituent neighborhoods, Duluth is the fourth largest community in Minnesota. Duluth has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Duluth is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Duluth is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Duluth who work in office and administrative support (10.94%), food service (9.52%), and healthcare (9.07%).

In addition, Duluth is a college town. There are a lot of students in Duluth attending college, and as a result Duluth provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

Not only is Duluth a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Duluth spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.28 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Duluth is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Duluth area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The citizens of Duluth are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.89% of adults in Duluth have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Duluth in 2018 was $31,216, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,864 for a family of four. However, Duluth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Duluth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Duluth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Duluth include German, Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Duluth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.