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Source: 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, adjusted to fit current neighborhood boundaries using the 2010 Census counts. The 5-year estimates represent averages of data collected over that time period.

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Who lives in Duluth?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Age (2015-2019)
Total population 85,915
Under 5 years 4,528 5.3%
5-9 years 4,024 4.7%
10-14 years 4,304 5.0%
15-17 years 2,410 2.8%
18-24 years 17,077 19.9%
25-34 years 11,580 13.5%
35-44 years 9,329 10.9%
45-54 years 9,025 10.5%
55-64 years 10,133 11.8%
65-74 years 7,443 8.7%
75-84 years 4,090 4.8%
85 years and older 1,972 2.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Sex (2015-2019)
Male 41,816 48.7%
Female 44,099 51.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Race & Ethnicity (2015-2019)
White 77,076 89.7%
Of Color 8,839 10.3%
Black or African American alone 1,921 2.2%
American Indian and Alaskan Native alone 1,490 1.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander alone 1,354 1.6%
Other alone suppressed
Two or more races alone 3,211 3.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1,981 2.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2015-2019)
Population (5 years and older) 81,387 100.0%
English only 77,583 95.3%
Language other than English 3,804 4.7%
Speaks English less than "very well" 901 1.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Disability Status (2015-2019)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 84,433 100.0%
Population with a disability 13,269 15.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Nativity (2015-2019)
Foreign-born residents 2,992 3.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2015-2019)
Population (1 year and over in US) 85,032 100.0%
Same residence 64,600 76.0%
Different residence in the U.S. 20,193 23.7%
Different residence outside the U.S. 239 0.3%

What's the quality of life in Duluth?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2019 dollars) (2015-2019)
Total households 36,182 100.0%
Less than $35,000 12,261 33.9%
$35,000-$49,999 5,096 14.1%
$50,000-$74,999 6,703 18.5%
$75,000-$99,999 4,172 11.5%
$100,000 or more 7,950 22.0%
Median household income (2019 dollars) $52,463 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 80,500 100.0%
Less than $35,000 12,261 33.9%
With income below poverty 14,643 18.2%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 7,325 9.1%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 6,983 8.7%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 51,549 64.0%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 10,763 13.4%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 39,348 48.9%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 10,261 12.7%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 8,443 10.5%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 9,864 12.3%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 11,237 14.0%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 17,362 21.6%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 7,746 9.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2015-2019)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 84,433 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 3,670 4.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2015-2019)
Total housing units 38,496 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2015-2019)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 2,314 6.0%
Occupied housing units 36,182 94.0%
Average household size 2.2
Owner-occupied 21,845 56.7%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 14,337 37.2%
Average household size 2.0
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2015-2019)
2000 or later 3,269 8.5%
1970-1999 7,957 20.7%
1940-1969 10,623 27.6%
1939 or earlier 16,647 43.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2015-2019)
Total households 36,182 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2015-2019)
Family households 18,090 50.0%
With children under 18 years 8,213 22.7%
Married-couple family households 13,379 37.0%
With children under 18 years 4,926 13.6%
Single-person family households 4,711 13.0%
With children under 18 years 3,287 9.1%
Nonfamily households 18,092 50.0%
Householder living alone 13,106 36.2%
65 years and over 4,776 13.2%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 8,397 23.2%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 9,591 26.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2015-2019)
Moved in 2010 or later 20,140 55.7%
Moved in 2000-2009 7,176 19.8%
Moved in 1990-1999 3,911 10.8%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 4,955 13.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 35,440 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 11,142 31.4%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 21,773 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 4,034 18.5%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 13,667 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 7,108 52.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2015-2019)
Households paying rent 14,021
Median rent paid (2019 dollars) $820
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2015-2019)
No vehicles 4,116 11.4%
1 vehicle available 12,632 34.9%
2 vehicles available 13,151 36.3%
3 or more vehicles available 6,283 17.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2015-2019)
Workers (16 years and older) 44,729 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 37,919 84.8%
Public transportation 1,931 4.3%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 4,879 10.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2015-2019)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 42,990 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 8,970 20.9%
10-19 minutes 21,516 50.0%
20-29 minutes 7,621 17.7%
30 minutes or longer 4,883 11.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2015-2019)
Population (25 years and older) 53,572 100.0%
Less than high school 3,090 5.8%
High school diploma or GED 12,392 23.1%
Some college or associate’s degree 17,791 33.2%
Bachelor’s Degree 12,608 23.5%
Graduate or professional Degree 7,691 14.4%
High school graduate or higher 50,482 94.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 20,299 37.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2015-2019)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 56,636 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 43,485 76.8%
Civilian labor force 45,456 100.0%
Unemployed 1,971 4.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 51,119 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 14,016 27.4%
Age 30 to 54 25,678 50.2%
Age 55 or older 11,425 22.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 13,752 26.9%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 16,210 31.7%
$40,000 or more per year 21,157 41.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 5,123 10.0%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 145 0.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1,558 3.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,122 2.2%
Construction 2,020 4.0%
Educational services 5,821 11.4%
Finance and insurance 1,791 3.5%
Health care and social assistance 13,447 26.3%
Information 622 1.2%
Management of companies and enterprises 682 1.3%
Manufacturing 2,262 4.4%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 145 0.3%
Other services (excluding public administration) 2,040 4.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 2,274 4.4%
Public administration 2,552 5.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing 670 1.3%
Retail trade 5,395 10.6%
Transportation and warehousing 1,885 3.7%
Utilities 568 1.1%
Wholesale trade 1,050 2.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 47,343 92.6%
Black or African American alone 1,117 2.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 868 1.7%
Asian alone 764 1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 20 0.0%
Two or more race groups 1,007 2.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 3,020 5.9%
High school or equivalent, no college 10,720 21.0%
Some college or associate degree 13,373 26.2%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 9,990 19.5%