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Population (year 2000): 7,538. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,756 (+2.9% change)
Males: 3,834 (50.9%), Females: 3,704 (49.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $88,314 (year 2000)
Median house value: $324,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Orono:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (33.5%), Irish (17.1%), English (14.8%), Norwegian (14.4%), Swedish (13.5%), French (4.0%).

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Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 16.1 square miles

Orono,

For population 25 years and over in Orono

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orono city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

2.3% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+1.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MN Minnetonka, (9.5 miles pop. 51,301).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (22.6 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (460.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beach, MN (1.8 miles Minnetonka Lake, MN (2.2 miles Long Park, MN (2.9 miles Spring Bay, MN (3.3 miles Tonka MN (4.4 miles Shorewood, MN Mound, (4.6 miles MN (4.7 miles Greenwood, MN (4.9 miles Excelsior,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 43 buildings, average cost: $310,900
  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $324,000
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $453,200
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $419,300
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $478,500
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $538,200
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $526,200
  • 2003: 41 buildings, average cost: $582,500
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $574,900
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $777,500

Latitude: 44.96 N, Longitude: 93.60 W


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (16.0%), Educational,health and social services (15.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.6%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.4%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,954 (-25.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 541 (13.7%)

Average climate in Orono, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Orono,

Orono-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Orono city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category 4 tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Orono:
  • ST FRANCIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; SHAKOPEE, MN)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; SAINT LOUIS PARK, MN)
  • RIDGEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; WACONIA, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Orono:
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 28 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 51 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; ID: STC)
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 105 miles; BRAINERD, MN; ID: BRD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Orono:
  • FLYING CLOUD (about 15 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: FCM)
  • CRYSTAL (about 19 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MIC)
  • BUFFALO MUNI (about 21 miles; BUFFALO, MN; ID: 8Y2)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3 $15,206 $60,824 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $4,643 $55,716 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $14,860 $59,440 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $11,101 $66,606 0 $0
Streets and Highways 2 $10,189 $61,134 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 19 $102,949 $65,020 3 $3,321
Other Government Administration 14 $55,423 $47,505 2 $3,686
Totals for Government 44 $214,371 $58,464 5 $7,007


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orono:
  • HENNEPIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 19 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,138)
  • NORTH HENNEPIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 3,857)
  • NORMANDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BLOOMINGTON, MN; FT enrollment: 4,636)
  • ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; COON RAPIDS, MN; FT enrollment: 3,627)
  • AUGSBURG COLLEGE (about 25 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,662)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-TWIN CITIES (about 25 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 36,289)

Notable locations in Orono: Lafayette Country Club (A), Orono Country Club (B), Wayzata Country Club (C).

Churches in Orono include: Calvin Church (A), Trinity Church (B).

Lakes: Tanager Lake (A), Classen, Lake (B), Long Lake (C), Lydiard Lake (D), French Lake (E), Forest Lake (F), Dickeys Lake (G).

Creek: Long Lake Creek (A).

Parks in Orono include: Big Island Regional Park (1), Noerenberg Memorial County Park (2).


Orono compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Orono:
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orono:
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)

TV broadcast stations around Orono:
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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