Duluth : Minnesota


What It Is Like to Retire in Duluth

Duluth is a city on Lake Superior of about 84,000 people. The people who retire here enjoy boating and plenty of outside activities in all seasons. There are several colleges in town including the University of Minnesota -Duluth.  photo of Canal Park with approaching ship and lift bridge in background, courtesy of Wikipedia and Nick Zlonis (public domain); photo of Lakewalk, Canal Park courtesy of Wikipedia and Jacob Norlund (public domain).


Where to Retire in Duluth and Home Prices

There are some condo projects in the area, including some on the lake.
The median home value was $229,127 in mid-2021, according to Zillow.


What Is Special about Duluth

From a freshwater aquarium to harbor cruises, there's a lot to enjoy about Duluth.

What Is Not Special about Duluth

Duluth is a permanent lakeside getaway, so it wouldn't be the best place for those who only like an occasional dose of the outdoors.

Who Will Like Retirement in Duluth

Those who like the boating, fishing, and lakeside lifestyles retire here.

Local Economy Is Driven by

Tourism, health care, and financial/banking are large parts of Duluth industry.

Climate and Physical Environment

Typical of the Midwest, the average January low temperature is -2.2 F, and the average July high temp is 77.1 F.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are plenty of museums, aquariums, resorts, waterparks, and restaurants in Duluth.


Crime in Duluth is just over the national average.

Medical Facilities

Duluth is home to a regional medical center for the surrounding provinces.


Duluth is accessibly located.

Valuable Links

Visit Duluth

What people are saying about Duluth

Beacon Pointe is in bankruptcy
We have had a report that the Beacon Pointe resort listed on our site is in bankruptcy and the title is held by a bank.
Posted by admin on June 12, 2011

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