Duluth, Minnesota Population 2022

84,904
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Duluth is a city located in St. Louis County Minnesota. Duluth has a 2020 population of 84,904. It is also the county seat of St. Louis County. Duluth is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -1.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86,191 in 2010.

The average household income in Duluth is $72,424 with a poverty rate of 17.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $854 per month, and the median house value is $167,300. The median age in Duluth is 34.1 years, 32.6 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Duluth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Duluthwas:

  • White: 89.08%
  • Two or more races: 4.83%
  • Black or African American: 2.40%
  • Native American: 1.70%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Duluth, Minnesota is 84,904 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,904.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 86,191.

Duluth, Minnesota Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010290,5420.00%
2011290,594520.02%
2012290,176-418-0.14%
2013290,193170.01%
2014290,261680.02%
2015289,741-520-0.18%
2016289,395-346-0.12%
2017289,108-287-0.10%
2018289,2601520.05%
2019288,732-528-0.18%
2020288,204-528-0.18%
2021287,676-528-0.18%

Duluth Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76,47589.08%
Black or African American2,0572.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4621.70%
Asian1,1931.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.03%
Some Other Race4880.57%
Two or More Races4,1474.83%
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Duluth Population by Race

Duluth Population Pyramid 2022

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Duluth Median Age

33.7


Total

32.9


Male

34.6


Female

Duluth Adults

There are 70,471 adults, (13,412 of whom are seniors) in Duluth.

Duluth Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Duluth Sex Ratio

Female

44,081

51.35%

Male

41,771

48.65%

Duluth Population by Age

Duluth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Duluth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
Male74.5%25.5%
All60.2%39.8%
Female53.4%46.6%
Non Family41.1%58.9%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Duluth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,5262.1860.2
Married13,2002.9187.5
Male1,2913.274.5
Female3,4533.0153.4
Non Family18,5821.4341.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Duluth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7861.46%
9th to 12th Grade2,1564.02%
High School Graduate11,72921.85%
Some College12,88124.00%
Associates Degree5,1679.63%
Bachelors Degree13,04324.30%
Graduate Degree7,91214.74%
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Duluth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Duluth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian626567288
White48,66146,50319,559
Hispanic900694332
2+ Races1,7041,514532
Black1,150971221
Native American837627109
Other Race2129912
Islander2424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.01%.

Duluth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,327$44,503$35,777
Less Than 9th Grade$22,048$23,542$19,696
High School Graduate$29,152$33,590$22,439
Some College$34,527$39,577$30,261
Bachelors Degree$46,447$54,742$40,070
Graduate Degree$69,257$76,159$65,438

$40,327

Average Earnings

$44,503

Average Male

$35,777

Average Female

Duluth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Duluth Language by Age

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Duluth Language

95.22% of Duluth residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Duluth Language

Duluth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander301963.33%
Native1,38672452.24%
Black1,63080049.08%
Multiple3,8531,03726.91%
Asian1,04225424.38%
Hispanic1,94343922.59%
White71,02011,12615.67%
Other185NaN%

17.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Duluth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Duluth is Islander, with 63.33% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.28%.

Duluth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.29%
High School18.10%
Some College12.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

Duluth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.42%
Male Unemployed45.89%
Female Employed14.11%
Female Unemployed50.00%

Duluth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Duluth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,084$73,968
Families$77,341$99,750
Married Families$94,378$116,840
Non Families$33,584$46,316
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Income by Household Type

Duluth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Duluth Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Duluth Marital Status

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4,889

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,086
First Gulf War788
Vietnam1,740
Korea367
World War II249

Duluth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34508
35 to 541,074
55 to 64735
65 to 741,268
75+1,304

Duluth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6257.24%
Black513.18%
Native American585.43%
Asian100.96%
2+ Races1456.07%
Hispanic302.18%

Duluth Veterans by Race

Duluth Veterans by Education

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10.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Duluth Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Duluth Employment by Age

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Duluth Employment by Race

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Duluth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.74%

Born in Duluth

96.51%

Native Born

3.49%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

1.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.51% of Duluth residents were born in the United States, with 72.74% having been born in Minnesota. 1.56% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,1310.00%
18803,4833521.07%
189033,11529,63225.26%
190052,96919,8544.81%
191078,46625,4974.01%
192098,91720,4512.34%
1930101,4632,5460.25%
1940101,065-398-0.04%
1950104,5113,4460.34%
1960106,8842,3730.22%
1970100,578-6,306-0.61%
198092,811-7,767-0.80%
199085,493-7,318-0.82%
200086,9181,4250.17%
201086,191-727-0.08%
201186,239480.06%
201286,162-77-0.09%
201386,045-117-0.14%
201486,095500.06%
201585,985-110-0.13%
201686,084990.12%
201785,979-105-0.12%
201885,856-123-0.14%
201985,618-238-0.28%
202085,380-238-0.28%
202185,142-238-0.28%
202284,904-238-0.28%

Duluth Population by Year