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People

Total Population 7,795
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,872
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 61.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 62.7%
Median Earnings25+ $65,438
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,191

Wealth

Median Family Income $147,578
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,162
Median House Value $552,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 16.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Orono Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NW of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55331, 55356, 55359, 55364, 55391
P.O. Box Zip Codes 55323
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.971
Longitude -93.604

Orono Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MAPLE PLAIN
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Station MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Orono, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Crystal Bay (55323)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Long Lake 1,803 $91,042
Maple Plain 1,851 $74,028

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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