Duluth, MN-WI

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Population

278,799

0.0061% growth

Median Age

41.2


Median Household Income

$53,767

0.729% decline

Poverty Rate

14.8%


Number of Employees

135,559

0.544% growth

Median Property Value

$161,200

2.03% growth

About

In 2018, Duluth, MN-WI had a population of 279k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $53,767. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Duluth, MN-WI grew from 278,782 to 278,799, a 0.0061% increase and its median household income declined from $54,162 to $53,767, a -0.729% decrease.

The population of Duluth, MN-WI is 90.6% White Alone, 3.12% Two or More Races, and 2.19% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Duluth, MN-WI speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Duluth, MN-WI are University of Minnesota-Duluth (2,245 degrees awarded in 2017), The College of Saint Scholastica (1,558 degrees), and Lake Superior College (1,178 degrees).

The median property value in Duluth, MN-WI is $161,200, and the homeownership rate is 70.4%. Most people in Duluth, MN-WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Duluth, MN-WI is 2 cars per household.

Duluth, MN-WI borders Grand Rapids, MN.

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Economy

The economy of Duluth, MN-WI employs 136k people. The largest industries in Duluth, MN-WI are Health Care & Social Assistance (28,070 people), Retail Trade (16,863 people), and Educational Services (12,381 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,237), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,721), and Utilities ($65,954).

Median household income in Duluth, MN-WI is $53,767. Males in Duluth, MN-WI have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,167. The income inequality in Duluth, MN-WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,767

2018 value

± $2,739

-0.729%

1 Year Growth

± 6.56%

Households in Duluth, MN-WI have a median annual income of $53,767, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,162 in 2017, which represents a -0.729% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,786

Average Male Salary

± $1,613

$56,167

Average Female Salary

± $1,265

In 2018, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $56,930 ± $990

  2. Asian

    $56,786 ± $4,618

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $39,533 ± $8,965

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Minnesota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Duluth, MN-WI is from Minnesota.

0.462

2018 Wage GINI

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.33% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2018 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Duluth, MN-WI was Scott County, MN with a value of $100,963, followed by Carver County, MN and Washington County, MN, with respective values of $100,324 and $95,124.

The following map shows all of the counties in Duluth, MN-WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duluth, MN-WI (39.7k out of 269k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    32,315 ± 1,077

  2. Native American

    2,389 ± 259

  3. Two Or More

    2,144 ± 278

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Duluth, MN-WI is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

136k

2018 Value

± 4,504

0.544%

1 Year growth

± 4.79%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Duluth, MN-WI grew at a rate of 0.544%, from 135k employees to 136k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duluth, MN-WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (15,358 people), Sales & Related Occupations (13,621 people), and Management Occupations (10,877 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duluth, MN-WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Duluth, MN-WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (15,358 people), Sales & Related Occupations (13,621 people), and Management Occupations (10,877 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Duluth, MN-WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (1.9 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.58 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Duluth, MN-WI, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($64,366), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($62,051), and Management Occupations ($60,535).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

136k

2018 Value

± 4,504

0.544%

1 Year growth

± 4.79%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Duluth, MN-WI grew at a rate of 0.544%, from 135k employees to 136k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duluth, MN-WI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (28,070 people), Retail Trade (16,863 people), and Educational Services (12,381 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Duluth, MN-WI, though some of these residents may live in Duluth, MN-WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Duluth, MN-WI, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (28,070 people), Retail Trade (16,863 people), and Educational Services (12,381 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Duluth, MN-WI has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.62 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.69 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Duluth, MN-WI, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,237), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,721), and Utilities ($65,954).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.4B

  2. $22.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.4B, followed by Nonmetal min. prods. ($22.8B) and Cereal grains ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$351B

2020 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

37.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $351B. This is expected to increase 37.9% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $26.2B

  3. $14.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $29.1B, followed by Iowa with $26.2B and Illinois and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.5% of the population of Duluth, MN-WI has health coverage, with 51.3% on employee plans, 15.1% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.64% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Duluth, MN-WI was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Duluth, MN-WI see 1111 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1104 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1441 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 468 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,111 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,111 patients per year. This represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1,104 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.55%

Uninsured

51.3%

Employer Coverage

15.1%

Medicaid

13.1%

Medicare

14.3%

Non-Group

1.64%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duluth, MN-WI grew by 44.8% from 3.14% to 4.55%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Duluth, MN-WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Duluth, MN-WI is home to a population of 279k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.15% of Duluth, MN-WI residents were born outside of the country (6k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Duluth, MN-WI is composed of 253k White Alone residents (90.6%), 8.69k Two or More Races residents (3.12%), 6.12k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.19%), 4.88k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.75%), 4.04k Black or African American Alone residents (1.45%), 2.18k Asian Alone residents (0.782%), 173 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0621%), and 41 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0147%).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Duluth, MN-WI was 41.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Duluth, MN-WI are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Duluth, MN-WI residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.15%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6k people

1.96%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.48k people

As of 2017, 2.15% of Duluth, MN-WI residents (6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Duluth, MN-WI was 1.96%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    58,148 ± 5,890 people

  2. Somalia

    37,468 ± 4,736 people

  3. India

    27,159 ± 4,036 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 58,148 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 37,468 and India with 27,159.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2018 Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.1% of Duluth, MN-WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Duluth, MN-WI was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    253k ± 67

  2. Two or More Races

    8.69k ± 1.15k

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    6.12k ± 943

In 2018, there were 29.1 times more White Alone residents (253k people) in Duluth, MN-WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.69k Two or More Races and 6.12k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Duluth, MN-WI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    7,963 ± 877

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    2,793 ± 743

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    2,415 ± 692

Duluth, MN-WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Duluth, MN-WI awarded 6,729 degrees. The student population of Duluth, MN-WI is skewed towards women, with 12,862 male students and 15,435 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Duluth, MN-WI are White (5,614 and 85.6%), followed by Black or African American (216 and 3.29%), Two or More Races (201 and 3.07%), and Hispanic or Latino (161 and 2.46%).

The largest universities in Duluth, MN-WI by number of degrees awarded are University of Minnesota-Duluth (2,245 and 33.4%), The College of Saint Scholastica (1,558 and 23.2%), and Lake Superior College (1,178 and 17.5%).

The most popular majors in Duluth, MN-WI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (582 and 8.65%), Registered Nursing (545 and 8.1%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (317 and 4.71%).

The median tuition costs in Duluth, MN-WI are $35,634 for private four year colleges, and $9,276 and $15,621 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 344 degrees awarded

  2. 192 degrees awarded

  3. 187 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Duluth, MN-WI was Registered Nursing with 344 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Duluth, MN-WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,245 degrees awarded

  2. 1,558 degrees awarded

  3. 1,178 degrees awarded

$9,276

Median In-State Public

$35,634

Median Private

In 2017, the Duluth, MN-WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Minnesota-Duluth with 2,245 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,858

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,871

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,858 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Duluth, MN-WI, which is 0.738 times less than the 3,871 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,614 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    216 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    201 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Duluth, MN-WI were to White students. These 5,614 degrees mean that there were 26 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 216 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Duluth, MN-WI was $161,200 in 2018, which is 0.702 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $158,000 to $161,200, a 2.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Duluth, MN-WI is 70.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Duluth, MN-WI have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Duluth, MN-WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$161,200

2018 Median

± $3,390

$158,000

2017 Median

± $3,439

In 2018, the median property value in Duluth, MN-WI grew to to $161,200 from the previous year's value of $158,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Duluth, MN-WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Duluth, MN-WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$53,767

Median Household Income

± $2,739

117k

Number of Households

± 3,848

In 2018, the median household income of the 117k households in Duluth, MN-WI declined from $53,767 from the previous year's value of $54,162.

The following chart displays the households in Duluth, MN-WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Duluth, MN-WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Duluth, MN-WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.4%

2018 Homeownership

70.8%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 70.4% of the housing units in Duluth, MN-WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Duluth, MN-WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duluth, MN-WI have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.67% of the workforce in Duluth, MN-WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.4%

  2. Carpooled

    7.88%

  3. Walked

    4.43%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Duluth, MN-WI was Drove Alone (80.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.88%) and those who Walked (4.43%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Duluth, MN-WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Duluth, MN-WI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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