Duluth, Minnesota Population 2024

86,520

Duluth is a city located in Carlton County and St. Louis County Minnesota. Duluth has a 2024 population of 86,520. It is also the county seat of St. Louis County. Duluth is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86,718 in 2020.

The average household income in Duluth is $86,575 with a poverty rate of 17.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Duluth is 34.7 years, 34.1 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Duluth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Duluth was:

  • White: 88.28%
  • Two or more races: 4.99%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Native American: 1.78%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
71.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,207.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.23% (-198)
The current population of Duluth, Minnesota is 86,520 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 86,718.

Duluth, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White76,60288.28%
Two or more races4,3274.99%
Black or African American2,1692.5%
Native American1,5451.78%
Asian1,4311.65%
Other race6950.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Duluth Population by Race

Duluth Population Pyramid 2024

Duluth Median Age

34.7

Total

34.1

Male

35.4

Female

Duluth Adults

There are 71,841 adults, (14,427 of whom are seniors) in Duluth.

Duluth Age Dependency

51.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Duluth Sex Ratio

Female44,07150.79%
Male42,70149.21%

Duluth Population by Age

Duluth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All36,6792.260.639.4
Non Family18,4611.4441.458.6
Married13,3202.9487.612.4
Female3,5063.0654.245.8
Male1,3923.0571.628.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Duluth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7411.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,9283.5%
High School Graduate11,56721.03%
Some College12,89523.44%
Associates Degree5,3619.74%
Bachelors Degree13,50024.54%
Graduate Degree9,02216.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Duluth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Duluth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White49,44747,58020,806
2+ Races1,9761,820642
Black1,1451,001189
Hispanic1,013815383
Native American911629158
Asian728677447
Other Race31519362

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.4%.

Duluth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,592$51,321$41,519
Less Than 9th Grade$27,462$32,829$23,431
High School Graduate$33,145$37,300$28,230
Some College$39,384$45,336$34,106
Bachelors Degree$53,249$66,334$46,393
Graduate Degree$77,683$88,770$71,811

$46,592

Average Earnings

$51,321

Average Male

$41,519

Average Female

Duluth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Duluth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Duluth Language

95.34% of Duluth residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Duluth Language

Duluth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White71,71211,71016.33%
Multiple3,98577619.47%
Black1,79374441.49%
Native1,42659841.94%
Asian1,27827521.52%
Hispanic2,19024311.1%
Other658233.5%
Islander33100%

17.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.94%

Male Poverty Rate

17.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Duluth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Duluth is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Duluth is Other, with 3.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.54%.

Duluth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.99%
High School19.65%
Some College11.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Duluth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.3%
Male Unemployed41.62%
Female Employed14.15%
Male Employed11.09%

Duluth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Duluth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,545$86,575
Families$92,772$117,923
Married Families$111,767$139,208
Non Families$39,494$51,975

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Duluth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Duluth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Duluth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Duluth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Duluth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,496

Number of Veterans

4,159

Male Veterans

337

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,667
Second Gulf War1,098
First Gulf War816
Korea314
World War II182

Duluth Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+1,244
65 to 741,227
35 to 541,053
55 to 64530
18 to 34442

Duluth Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4,2536.6%
2+ Races1114.26%
Native American867.02%
Hispanic422.7%
Black241.47%
Asian221.79%

Duluth Veterans by Race

Duluth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Duluth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Duluth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Duluth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Duluth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.41%

Born in Duluth

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of Duluth residents were born in the United States, with 72.41% having been born in Minnesota. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Duluth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202986,272-50-0.06%
202886,322-49-0.06%
202786,371-50-0.06%
202686,421-49-0.06%
202586,470-50-0.06%
202486,520-49-0.06%
202386,569-50-0.06%
202286,619350.04%
202186,584-134-0.15%
202086,7181,0161.19%
201985,702-243-0.28%
201885,945-89-0.1%
201786,034-82-0.1%
201686,116850.1%
201586,031-101-0.12%
201486,132630.07%
201386,069-113-0.13%
201286,182-71-0.08%
201186,253600.07%
201086,193-725-0.83%
200086,9181,4251.67%
199085,493-7,318-7.88%
198092,811-7,767-7.72%
1970100,578-6,306-5.9%
1960106,8842,3732.27%
1950104,5113,4463.41%
1940101,065-398-0.39%
1930101,4632,5462.57%
192098,91720,45126.06%
191078,46625,49748.14%
190052,96919,85459.95%
189033,11529,632850.76%
18803,48335211.24%
18703,13100%
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Duluth Population by Year