Duluth is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 86,372 people and 37 constituent neighborhoods, Duluth is the fifth largest community in Minnesota. Duluth has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Also of interest is that Duluth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Duluth telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.02% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Duluth is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Duluth enrolled in college, Duluth has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Not only is Duluth a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the benefits of Duluth is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.27 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Duluth is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.42% of adults in Duluth have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Duluth in 2018 was $33,983, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,932 for a family of four. However, Duluth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Duluth is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Duluth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Duluth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Duluth include German, Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Duluth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.