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Living a Boating Lifestyle in Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth is a city on Lake Superior of about 84,000 people. The people who retire here enjoy boating on giant Lake Superior, along with plenty of  other outside activities in all seasons. There are several colleges in town including the University of Minnesota -Duluth.

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.

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.

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