Duluth Aggregate

We are a leading provider of ready-mix concrete and aggregates (sand and gravel, and limestone) in Duluth, Minnesota. We have been providing products and services for homes, commercial and public buildings, roads and bridges and more for more than 50 years. Our employees are experts in manufacturing concrete mixtures and in mining aggregates and have college degrees and advanced training in engineering, geology, safety, environmental management, and LEED certifications.

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Duluth Concrete – Residential

Concrete is perfect for driveways, patios, steps, fire pits, garage floors and more in Duluth. You can choose traditional grey concrete or jazz things up with the addition of color, texture and curves. Either way, choosing concrete for your home adds a touch of class you can take pride in! It is very difficult to tell the difference between decorative concrete and a mason laying stone or brick. Although they look similar, a mason laying stone or brick costs significantly more than concrete.

When you choose concrete for your driveway, patio, etc., you are making a wise investment! Did you know that concrete driveways last as long as 30 years and requires minimal maintenance? Blacktop (asphalt), on the other hand, requires more maintenance and major repairs or replacement can be required within 10 years of installation!

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Our concrete products for contractors are consistent from plant to plant and our people are always willing to serve your needs. We offer our Emerald Series concrete in Duluth thats tough, durable and cost-effective. Most of all, it possesses excellent thermal-mass characteristics. Emerald Series can ensure that your project gains vital points needed for LEED certification by using concrete’s multitude of green properties – from low carbon to high percentages of recycled content.

You can count on Aggregate Industries value for your project needs in the following sectors:

  • Streets and highways
  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • New home construction
  • Agriculture

Duluth MN Community Profile

Aggregate MN is proud to be serving the good people of Duluth, Minnesota and we’re happy that you’re interested in this remarkable city. We thought you might like to know a bit more about this fascinating and vibrant community.

History of Duluth, Minnesota

Located on the western side of Lake Superior, the area was originally settled by Chippewa and Sioux Indians.  At the time only French fur traders and explorers were able to see the actual site of Duluth. By 1856, with many settlers already and a burgeoning fur trade, Duluth was platted and incorporation into a city occurred in 1878.  After the civil war, the town prospered due to the establishment of the Great Northern Railroad. When iron ore was discovered in the Mesabi Range, it became the city’s top selling product.  The city got its name in honor of Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut, a French adventurer.

Duluth Demographics

Statistic Duluth Minnesota National
Population 86,239 5,383,661 314,107,084
Population density (sq mi) 1,274 67 91
Median age 33.3 37.6 37.4
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 46% 58% 55%
Speak English 95% 89% 79%
Speak Spanish 1% 4% 13%

 

  • The average age in Duluth is 11% lower than Minnesota
  • 57% of the population is Caucasian
  • 72% of the population is African-American
  • 56% of the population is Asian

Cost of Living in Duluth, Minnesota

Index Duluth Minnesota National
Cost of living index 96 102 100
Index Duluth Minnesota National
Goods & Services index 103 106 100
Groceries index 110 105 100
Health care index 113 110 100
Housing index 82 101 100
Transportation index 103 98 100
Utilities index 85 91 100

 

  • Cost of living in Duluth is 6% lower than the state average
  • Cost of living is 4% lower than the national average
  • Cost of housing is 18% lower than the national average

Schools in Duluth

Public schools are handled by the Duluth Public School System.  There are several independent public and charter schools that serve the educational needs of the city the biggest of which is the Duluth Edison Charter Schools. There is also the Marshall School, which is a private college prep school.

Universities in Duluth include:

  • University of Minnesota Duluth
  • The College of St. Scholastica
  • Lake Superior College
  • Duluth Business University

Duluth Places of Worship

  • Duluth Church of Christ
  • Duluth Gospel Tabernacle
  • Eastridge Community Church
  • Duluth Church of Christ
  • Alliance Community Church
  • Asbury United Methodist Church
  • Bethany Baptist Church
  • Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary
  • Chester Park United Methodist Church
  • Church of Christ
  • Concordia Lutheran Church
  • Family of God Lutheran Church
  • First Covenant Church

Businesses Based in Duluth

Top employers in the city include:

  • Cirrus Aircraft
  • Kestrel Aircraft
  • AAR Corp
  • 148th Air National Guard
  • TKDA
  • Barr Engineering
  • LHB
  • Enbridge and Lake Superior Consulting

The city is known to be a major hub for healthcare, higher education, business and retail services in the area. The city is also a major transportation center where coal, taconite, agricultural products, cement and limestone regularly pass through its ports.

Restaurants & Nightlife of Duluth

Blacklist Artisan Ales  – founded in 2012 by a group of friends, the place  is now a popular hangout in the city. Specializing in Belgian style beer, they offer bold flavors and innovative ingredients.

Chester Creek Café – Perfect place for espresso drinks, they offer American and ethnic dining with beer and wine served indoors and on outdoor decks. It is the perfect spot for lunch any day.

Bellisio’s Italian Restaurant – Inspired after the old fashioned wine markets and local restaurants in Italy, the place offers some of the most delicious Italian food in the city.

Fun Things to Do in Duluth

The city of Duluth has been named by Outside Magazine as “The Best Town Ever” this is mostly attributed to the 6,834 acres of parkland and 178 miles of wooded trails perfect for hiking and camping activities. Fishing is a big deal in the city with 16 designated trout streams and of course the beautiful and breathtaking Lake Superior.

Duluth MN truly is a great place to live.  If you’d like to talk to us about  your concrete requirements in Duluth, give us a call.  We can’t wait to meet you.