Orono, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 7,898 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 4,014  (50.8%)
Females: 3,884  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55384.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $100,325 (it was $88,314 in 2000)
Orono:

$100,325
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $78,482 (it was $65,825 in 2000)

Orono city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $516,123 (it was $329,700 in 2000)
Orono:

$516,123
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $805,066; Detached houses: $809,813; Townhouses or other attached units: $709,350

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,289.

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  • Races in Orono, MN (2013)

    Orono races chart
    • 7,10991.5%White alone
    • 2212.8%Asian alone
    • 1131.5%Black alone
    • 1011.3%Other race alone
    • 951.2%Hispanic
    • 370.5%American Indian alone
    • 400.5%Two or more races

Races in Orono detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Orono: 117.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Norwegian (13.8%), Irish (11.1%), English (8.1%), Swedish (6.1%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 16.1 square miles.

Population density: 491 people per square mile   (low).

Orono,MN real estate house value index trend

Orono, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Orono:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orono city:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

293 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.2% North America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.8%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,752 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,580 (1.1%)

Orono satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Minnetonka, MN (7.0 miles , pop. 51,301).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (16.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (367.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Minnetonka Beach, MN (1.3 miles ), Long Lake, MN (1.4 miles ), Spring Park, MN (1.6 miles ), Tonka Bay, MN (1.8 miles ), Mound, MN (1.9 miles ), Wayzata, MN (2.0 miles ), Deephaven, MN (2.0 miles ), Greenwood, MN (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $641,500
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $986,200
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $836,800
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $844,900
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $868,100
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $686,600
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $598,100
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $673,900
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $553,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.96 N, Longitude: 93.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,486 (-19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 595 (15.8%)

Orono household income distribution Orono home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 31 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Minnesota average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Orono: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Orono, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Orono-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Orono city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 6.5 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.

Earthquake activity:

Orono-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from Orono center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 290.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 168.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from Orono center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 304.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hennepin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orono topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Orono:

  • LONG LAKE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LONG LAKE, MN)
  • LONG LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LONG LAKE, MN)
  • LAKE MINNETONKA SHORES (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SPRING PARK, MN)
  • TWIN BIRCH HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SPRING PARK, MN)
  • LAKE MINNETONKA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DEEPHAVEN, MN)
  • MINNETONKA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EXCELSIOR, MN)
  • HAVEN HOMES OF MAPLE PLAIN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MAPLE PLAIN, MN)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orono:

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 14 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 15 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 16 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Normandale Community College (about 16 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Capella University (about 17 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • Walden University (about 17 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Augsburg College (about 18 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,954)

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Notable locations in Orono: Wayzata Country Club (A), Lakeview Golf Course (B), Orono Country Club (C), Lafayette Country Club (D), Long Lake Fire Department Station 2 (E), Long Lake Fire Department Station 1 (F), Orono Ice Arena (G), Orono City Hall (H), Minnetonka Beach City Hall (I), Long Lake City Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Long Lake Town Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Orono include: Calvin Church (A), Trinity Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Long Lake Cemetery (1), Maxwell Family Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Tanager Lake (A), Lydiard Lake (B), Long Lake (C), French Lake (D), Forest Lake (E), Dickeys Lake (F), Lake Classen (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Long Lake Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Orono include: Noerenberg Memorial County Park (1), Big Island Regional Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hennepin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 89.2. This is about average.

City:

89.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0845. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0845
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.460. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.460
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00259. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00259
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.8%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Orono, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Minnesota average:

10.7

Orono travel time to work - commute Orono mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Orono city (based on Hennepin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic215,20574
Mainline Protestant193,498234
Evangelical Protestant162,094393
Other41,287110
Black Protestant10,81221
Orthodox3,3376
None526,192-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
Hennepin County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 78
Hennepin County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 283
Hennepin County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 807
Here:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Hennepin County:

22.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Orono:

54.1%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Orono:

53.6%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Orono:

21.5%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.8%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Orono:

37.1%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Orono:

59.5%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orono, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 11$61,055$66,6053$9,941
Police Protection - Officers 26$175,834$81,1542$6,228
Streets and Highways 4$25,523$76,5690$0
Sewerage 2$7,481$44,8860$0
Water Supply 2$7,428$44,5680$0
Totals for Government 45$277,321$73,9525$16,169

Orono government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $202,000 ($25.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,830,000 ($231.70)
    Sewerage: $773,000 ($97.87)
    General - Other: $663,000 ($83.95)
    Regular Highways: $541,000 ($68.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $441,000 ($55.84)
    Financial Administration: $417,000 ($52.80)
    Water Utilities: $331,000 ($41.91)
    Fire Protection: $299,000 ($37.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $258,000 ($32.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($8.86)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($8.36)
    Housing & Community Development: $52,000 ($6.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $440,000 ($55.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $218,000 ($27.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $173,000 ($21.90)
    Police Protection: $104,000 ($13.17)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($10.38)
    Fire Protection: $79,000 ($10.00)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($6.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,884,000 ($238.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($2.15)

Orono government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,205,000 ($152.57)
    Sewerage: $969,000 ($122.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $230,000 ($29.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $67,000 ($8.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $93,000 ($11.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($2.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $504,000 ($63.81)
    Interest Earnings: $407,000 ($51.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $355,000 ($44.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $476,000 ($60.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,207,000 ($152.82)
    General Support: $319,000 ($40.39)
    Highways: $98,000 ($12.41)
  • Tax - Property: $2,473,000 ($313.12)
    NEC: $369,000 ($46.72)

Orono government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $276,000 ($34.95)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,314,000 ($1305.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,238,000 ($916.43)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($17.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,076,000 ($389.47)
    Water Utilities: $134,000 ($16.97)

Orono government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,733,000 ($346.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,370,000 ($1186.38)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,616,000 ($331.22)

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($501 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ramsey County, MN  1.08% ($37,449 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($35,260)
from Dakota County, MN  0.61% ($41,449)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.08%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ramsey County, MN  1.06% ($36,445 average AGI)
to Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($36,705)
to Dakota County, MN  0.59% ($41,230)

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.)
  • 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.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)

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.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, 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.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Orono fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Orono fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 219m719ftTotal length
  • $1,056,000Total costs
  • 246,412Total average daily traffic
  • 4,564Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 132000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Orono, MN

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • NAVARRE WTP EL TANK, 2345 Blaine Ave (Lat: 44.934806 Lon: -93.614250), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.1 m, Overall height: 45 m, Call Sign: WPWZ950
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.337 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2013, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023, Certifier: Gregory A GappaRegistrant: Mobile Radio Engineering, Inc., 745 Boone Ave North, Golden Valley, MN 55427, Phone: (763) 544-3319, Fax: (763) 544-2078, Email:
  • LIFT STA. #27, 870 Partenwood Road (Lat: 44.962556 Lon: -93.615222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPXB675
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.337 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2013, Expiration Date: 02/27/2023, Certifier: Gregory A GappaRegistrant: Mobile Radio Engineering, Inc., 745 Boone Avenue North, Golden Valley, MN 55427, Phone: (763) 544-3319, Fax: (763) 544-2078, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MS03XC197, 2750 Kelley Parkway (Lat: 44.992778 Lon: -93.592222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQRY387
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/14/2013, Expiration Date: 08/14/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Blaine & Lydiard Avenue (Lat: 44.936639 Lon: -93.615250), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 53.4 m, Call Sign: KSV993, Licensee ID: L00123266
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/1999, Expiration Date: 11/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2005, Certifier: Wayne WattsRegistrant: Ameritech St. Louis Paging Corporation

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA7GXP, Licensee ID: L00272153, Grant Date: 02/28/2014, Expiration Date: 03/22/2024, Registrant: Scott H Shekels, 1345 North Arm Dr, Orono, MN 55364
  • Call Sign: KC0CDZ, Grant Date: 11/03/1997, Expiration Date: 11/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2009, Registrant: Gavin K Tempero, 1290 French Creck Dr, Orono, MN 55391-9102
  • Call Sign: N0VEN, Licensee ID: L00584911, Grant Date: 10/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/19/2023, Registrant: Jeffrey P Carlson, 770 N Arm Drive, Orono, MN 55364
  • Call Sign: KC0INR, Licensee ID: L00272153, Grant Date: 07/27/2000, Expiration Date: 07/27/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2000, Certifier: Scott H Shekels, Registrant: Scott H Shekels, 1345 North Arm Dr, Orono, MN 55364
  • Call Sign: KD0VZY, Licensee ID: L01798210, Grant Date: 06/26/2013, Expiration Date: 06/26/2023, Certifier: Samira M Champlin, Registrant: Samira M Champlin, 2643 Thoroughbred Ln, Orono, MN 55356
  • Call Sign: KD0VZZ, Licensee ID: L01798211, Grant Date: 06/26/2013, Expiration Date: 06/26/2023, Certifier: Keith S Champlin, Registrant: Keith S Champlin, 2643 Thoroughbred Ln, Orono, MN 55356

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9691P , Serial Number: 18-7709040, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Chapman And Company Inc, 3775 Bayside Rd, Orono, MN 55356
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9764G , Serial Number: 18052264, Year manufactured: 1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Chapman & Company Inc, 3775 Bayside Rd, Orono, MN 55356

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$205,70691$476,613397$359,74516$218,8651$4,020,57034$317,2581$5,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$269,00014$553,67134$339,3460$00$04$301,8350$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$161,79018$1,016,348124$431,86313$189,1520$013$310,1360$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$194,82714$556,80662$413,5657$248,1130$07$234,0330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$020$499,3580$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0272.01 , 0272.02, 0272.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$313,1575$179,4720$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$365,2700$01$126,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0272.01 , 0272.02, 0272.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Orono

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orono, MN

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Businesses in Orono, MN

  • Caribou Coffee: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Orono compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Orono on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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