Demographics & Statistics

General Population

Duluth has a population of approximately 28,681 people and is located in Gwinnett County (pop. 874,242). It is part of the greater metro Atlanta region, which boasts a population of more than 5.6 million.

Diversity in Residents One of Duluth's strengths is its diverse population and welcoming atmosphere towards people of all backgrounds and cultures.

Duluth Racial Demographics

White  39.5%
Asian 25.9%
Black or African American 21.6%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 9.8%

Two or more races 2.0%

Source: 2016 ACS Five-Year Estimates

Nearly 30% of Duluth’s residents were born in a country other than the United States. Of these foreign-born residents, 66% are from Asia, and 20% are from Latin America. (Source: 2015 ACS Five-Year Estimates)

Median Household Income

Residents in Duluth have higher incomes than those in the metro Atlanta region as well as the country as a whole:
Duluth: $61,472
Atlanta Region: $59,183
United States: 55,322
(Source: 2016 ACS Five-Year Estimates)

Educated & Skilled Labor Force

Duluth has an educated and professional workforce.
Educational attainment (% with bachelor’s degree or higher):

Duluth:                   43.7%
Gwinnett County: 34.9%
Atlanta Region:     36.5%
United States:        30.3%

Source: 2016 ACS Five-Year Estimates

Gwinnett County and metro Atlanta are home to 50+ public and private institutions of higher education, which enroll more than 250,000 students in a variety of degree programs. These students represent a large and continuous talent pool from which companies can source their employees.

Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) is one of the best in the country. Residents of Duluth are zoned for either Duluth High School or Peachtree Ridge High School, which are ranked #42 and #28 in Georgia, out of 447 high schools.

In addition, Duluth residents have access to several charter schools in Gwinnett County, as well as the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, which is ranked the #1 Best High School in Georgia and #31 in the country.

GCPS is a two-time Broad Prize winner: 2010 and 2014 (Awarded annually to the large urban school district that shows the greatest academic performance and improvement while narrowing achievement gaps between income and ethnic groups)

Duluth has a high 25 to 34-year-old population, a key demographic that companies target when hiring and developing talent:

Duluth:                         15.6%
Gwinnett County:   13.4%
Metro Atlanta:          14.0%
United States:           13.6%

Source: 2016 ACS Five-Year Estimates