Duluth has the 1065th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 9.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Duluth is part of the Atlanta metro area. Unemployment in the Atlanta area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Atlanta has the 10th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Duluth is below average at $49,430, and the median cost of a home in Duluth is $174,200, which is the same as the national average. 41% of workers in Duluth hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Duluth. 79% of Duluth workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Duluth spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.