Duluth, MN Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Duluth?

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There are 86,711 residents in Duluth, with a median age of 33.9. Of this, 48.83% are males and 51.17% are females. US-born citizens make up 96% of the resident pool in Duluth, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.47%. Additionally, 1.53% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 66,659 people in Duluth currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 86,711 1.0%
Male Population 42,340 1.4%
Female Population 44,371 0.7%
Male population 48.83%
Female population 51.17%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.9 0.6%
Citizen US Born 83,240 1.3%
Citizen not US Born 2,140 -8.7%
Not Citizen 1,331 -0.7%
Citizen US Born 96%
Citizen not US Born 2.47%
Not Citizen 1.53%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 224 -0.9%
Moved from Same County 10,618 -7.4%
Moved from Same State 5,725 -3.4%
Moved from Different State 2,494 -8.0%
Same House as Last Year 66,659 3.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.26%
Moved from Same County 12.39%
Moved from Same State 6.68%
Moved from Different State 2.91%
Same House as Last Year 77.76%

What are the employment statistics in Duluth?

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White-collar workers make up 83.69% of the working population in Duluth, while blue-collar employees account for 16.31%. There are also 3,036 entrepreneurs in Duluth (6.77% of the workforce); 28,437 workers employed in private companies (63.43%); and 6,393 people working in governmental institutions (14.26%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 37,520 -1.0%
Blue Collar 7,314 -0.3%
White Collar 83.69%
Blue Collar 16.31%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,036 5.0%
Private Companies 28,437 -1.1%
Governmental Workers 6,393 1.6%
Not for Profit Companies 6,968 -4.9%
Self Employees 6.77%
Private Companies 63.43%
Governmental Workers 14.26%
Not for Profit Companies 15.54%

How many households are there in Duluth?

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There are a total of 36,106 households in Duluth, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 49.93% of these Duluth households, while non-family units account for the remaining 50.07%. Additionally, 23.03% of households have children and 76.97% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 36,106 -1.1%
Average People Per Household 2 2.3%
Family Households 18,029 0.5%
Non-family Households 18,077 -2.7%
Family Households 49.93%
Non-family Households 50.07%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 8,315 1.3%
Households without Children 27,791 -1.9%
Households with Children 23.03%
Households without Children 76.97%

What are the median and average incomes in Duluth?

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The average annual household income in Duluth is $79,313, while the median household income sits at $58,014 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $69,131, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $67,050. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,373 and $49,387, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $79,313 7.2%
Median Household Income $58,014 7.3%
People below Poverty Level 14,058 -0.7%
People above Poverty Level 66,176 1.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Duluth?

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There are 38,767 housing units in Duluth, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1950. Of the 36,106 occupied housing units in Duluth, 60.82% are owner-occupied, while 39.18% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.5% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $174,400. In general, housing costs reach $974 per month in Duluth.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 38,767 -0.1%
Median Year Built 1950 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 17,060 -0.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 2,305 -3.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 4,862 1.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,124 3.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,783 -1.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,825 -6.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,072 -6.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,279 2.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,457 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 36,106 -1.1%
Owner Occupied 21,958 -0.1%
Renter Occupied 14,148 -2.7%
Owner Occupied 60.82%
Renter Occupied 39.18%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 14,163 -0.7%
Without Mortgage 7,795 0.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $174,400 4.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $180,000 5.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $974 6.2%
With Mortgage 64.5%
Without Mortgage 35.5%

What is the level of education in Duluth?

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Approximately 24.71% of the population in Duluth holds a high school degree (that's 17,501 residents), while 30.6% have attained a college certificate (18,233 locals) and 22.35% have a bachelor's degree (15,831 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 818 -3.0%
Some High School 17,501 -1.3%
Some College 18,233 1.0%
Associate Degree 6,510 1.4%
Bachelor's Degree 15,831 1.8%
Graduate Degree 8,488 5.5%
No High School 1.16%
Some High School 24.71%
Some College 30.6%
Associate Degree 9.19%
Bachelor's Degree 22.35%
Graduate Degree 11.98%

What is the marital status of Duluth residents?

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A total of 32,659 people in Duluth have never been married (which represents 44.59% of the total population), while 28,450 of them are wedded (38.84%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 477 (0.65%) and 8,440 (11.52%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 32,659 0.8%
Married 28,450 1.4%
Separated 477 14.9%
Widowed 3,698 -4.7%
Divorced 8,440 0.2%
Never Married 44.59%
Married 38.84%
Separated 0.65%
Widowed 5.05%
Divorced 11.52%

What are the most common means of transportation in Duluth?

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The top three means of transportation people in Duluth use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 36,321 residents commute by car, 2,233 prefer going to work by walking and 1,318 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 36,321 -2.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,318 -14.3%
Bicycle 371 -17.4%
Motorcycle 58 9.4%
TaxiCab 95 -4.0%
Walk 2,233 -6.3%

What is the median and average household income in Duluth by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
55802 2,412 1,297 $40,625.00 $66,633.00
55803 17,772 7,446 $91,066.00 $105,172.00
55804 15,691 6,056 $93,138.00 $118,942.00
55805 10,082 4,837 $38,486.00 $55,577.00
55806 9,369 4,369 $38,265.00 $53,822.00
55807 9,099 4,213 $49,989.00 $66,041.00
55808 5,690 2,520 $48,066.00 $64,355.00
55810 7,961 3,343 $71,101.00 $84,271.00
55602 311 175 $43,125.00 $70,329.00
55720 17,565 7,025 $57,640.00 $75,095.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 55602 55720 55802 55803 55804 55805 55806 55807 55808 55810 55811 55812 55814

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