Duluth, MN

86,300 Population
67.7 square miles 1,275.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.6%
was 1.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in MN
Population Density
1,275.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.6%
was 40.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.9%
was 2.7%
Ranked 11th Highest in MN
Percent Under 18
19.1%
was 18.0%
Ranked 9th Highest in MN
Percent 65 and Over
14.3%
was 14.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in MN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 3.8
Ranked 11th Lowest in MN
Percent Living in Poverty
18.7%
was 22.4%
Ranked 7th Lowest in MN
Median Household Income
$45,950
was $42,176
Ranked 10th Highest in MN
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.2
48.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.3
was 2.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
408.2
was 396.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,187.1
was 4,968.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
37,126
was 38,885
Ranked 5th Highest in MN
Median Rent
$761
was $657
Ranked 10th Highest in MN
Total Building Permits
91
was 135
 
Occupied Housing Units
35,137
was 36,010
 
Homeownership Rate
60.4%
was 60.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in MN
Single Family Building Permits
35
was 36
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
517.2
was 574.6
Ranked 11th Highest in MN
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.5%
was 16.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in MN
Multifamily Building Permits
56
was 99
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.2
Ranked 11th Highest in MN
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.3
was 3.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.1
was 1.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.9%
was 95.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MN
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in MN
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 98.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in MN

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.0%
was 90.8%
Ranked 4th Highest in MN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
34.7%
was 31.7%
Ranked 8th Highest in MN

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