Oronoco, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 1,411 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +59.8%
Males: 691  (49.0%)
Females: 720  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55960, 55963.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $99,733 (it was $67,656 in 2000)
Oronoco:

$99,733
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,266 (it was $27,965 in 2000)

Oronoco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $258,147 (it was $138,600 in 2000)
Oronoco:

$258,147
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $210,006; Detached houses: $228,530; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,744; In 2-unit structures: $135,818; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $71,602; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,207; Mobile homes: $37,535

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,048.

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  • Races in Oronoco, MN (2010)

    Oronoco races chart
    • 1,23595.0%White alone
    • 393.0%Asian alone
    • 100.8%Two or more races
    • 70.5%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Other race alone
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oronoco: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.2%), Norwegian (14.4%), Irish (10.2%), English (8.7%), Swedish (3.8%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/06/1968

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 772 people per square mile   (low).

Oronoco,MN real estate house value index trend

Oronoco, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Oronoco:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oronoco city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,502 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,311 (1.3%)

Oronoco satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (10.0 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (61.7 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pine Island, MN (2.4 miles ), Mazeppa, MN (2.8 miles ), Hammond, MN (3.1 miles) , Rochester, MN (3.2 miles ), Zumbro Falls, MN (3.2 miles) , Byron, MN (3.2 miles ), Zumbrota, MN (3.3 miles ), Mantorville, MN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $311,800
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $293,600
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $332,700

Latitude: 44.16 N, Longitude: 92.54 W

Area code: 507

Oronoco household income distribution Oronoco home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+15.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (56%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Oronoco, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oronoco-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Oronoco city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 34.0 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oronoco-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 200.6 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 211.4 miles away from Oronoco center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 262.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 462.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 340.5 miles away from Oronoco center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 441.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Olmsted County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oronoco topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oronoco:

  • PINE HAVEN CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PINE ISLAND, MN)
  • MADONNA TOWERS OF ROCHESTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • ALLENDALE HOUSE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • INTERNATIONAL QUALITY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • CNS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ROCHESTER WEST (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • ROCHESTER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)

airports located in Oronoco:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oronoco:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 12 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • St Olaf College (about 39 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Riverland Community College (about 41 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 43 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 46 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 48 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 48 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)

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Notable location: Oronoco Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oronoco include: Presbyterian Church (A), Grace Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oronoco Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

River: South Branch Middle Fork Zumbro River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Oronoco include: Oronoco State Park (1), Oronoco Gold Rush Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Olmsted 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 79.0. This is about average.

City:

79.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.52. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.7%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oronoco city (based on Olmsted County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic33,23610
Mainline Protestant28,62538
Evangelical Protestant26,36574
Other3,78115
Orthodox2001
Black Protestant621
None51,979-
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: 17
Olmsted County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Olmsted County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Olmsted County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Olmsted County:

26.7%
Minnesota:

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

10.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

63.3%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

67.3%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Oronoco:

26.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oronoco:

10.0%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.6%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

68.9%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Oronoco:

86.5%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oronoco, 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
Financial Administration 1$4,250$51,0001$1,955
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,105
Firefighters 0$0 21$680
Parks and Recreation 1$3,230$38,7600$0
Water Supply 1$4,250$51,0000$0
Totals for Government 3$11,730$46,92027$3,740

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($68.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($36.14)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($33.31)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($26.93)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($21.26)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($19.14)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($15.59)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($4.96)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($4.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $8,000 ($5.67)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($26.22)

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

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($4.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.71)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $38,000 ($26.93)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($11.34)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($2.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $101,000 ($71.58)
    All Other: $8,000 ($5.67)
  • Tax - Property: $48,000 ($34.02)
    NEC: $7,000 ($4.96)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,000 ($12.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($9.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($2.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $379,000 ($268.60)

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Olmsted County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  0.32% ($38,382 average AGI)
from Dodge County, MN  0.30% ($37,179)
from Wabasha County, MN  0.30% ($38,725)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($647 average AGI)
Olmsted County:

0.07%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.55% ($39,561 average AGI)
to Dodge County, MN  0.30% ($43,500)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.23% ($36,763)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oronoco:

  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KROC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oronoco:

  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KMFX-FM (102.5 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K285EL (104.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K292EM (106.3 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Oronoco:

  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K27CW (Channel 27; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • Oronoco, Minnesota
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Minnesota average
  • Fatal accident count78
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents122
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons29
  • Fatalities84
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents204
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of Oronoco fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 62m203ftTotal length
  • 119,055Total average daily traffic
  • 11,888Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 21980-1989
  • 82000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oronoco, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oronoco)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 350\' Nw Of 21698 Bagley Ave. (Oronoco) (Lat: 44.126750 Lon: -92.565472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPSI519
    Assigned Frequencies: 863.037 MHzGrant Date: 05/09/2001, Expiration Date: 05/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2011, Certifier: Mary E JuliusRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Cr 12 1 1/2 Mi W Of Mn 63 (Lat: 44.157194 Lon: -92.448500), Call Sign: KQQ379, Licensee ID: L00635260
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8000 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023Registrant: Anthony J Koenig, 1268 White Bridge Rd Ne, Rochester, MN 55906, Phone: (507) 753-2015
  • 9024 Cr 3 Nw (Lat: 44.134167 Lon: -92.587500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQCT910
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.050 MHz, 851.150 MHz, 851.300 MHz, 851.537 MHz, 853.262 MHz, 853.512 MHz, 853.612 MHz, 853.775 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2005, Expiration Date: 05/24/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2015, Certifier: Timothy HeroffRegistrant: County Of Olmsted, Law Enforcement Ctr, Rochester, MN 55902, Phone: (507) 285-8300, Fax: (507) 287-2672, Email:
  • 9024 Cr 3 Nw (Lat: 44.134167 Lon: -92.587500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQFH208, Licensee ID: L00001503
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.487 MHz, 858.487 MHz, 859.487 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2006, Expiration Date: 07/13/2016, Certifier: Timothy A LeeRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-9198, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • NEW HAVEN, 9024 Country Rd 3nw (Lat: 44.134167 Lon: -92.587500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQHS590
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.662 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/2007, Expiration Date: 10/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2014, Certifier: Guy ChambersRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 634-2169, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Q095, 6247 85th St., Nw (Lat: 44.126694 Lon: -92.565639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPOM468
    Assigned Frequencies: 6670.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2000, Expiration Date: 02/23/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2000, Certifier: David LowryRegistrant:
  • New Haven, 9024 County Road 3 Nw (Lat: 44.134167 Lon: -92.587500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQCT701
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 02/24/2015, Expiration Date: 05/23/2025, Certifier: Robert J PrudhommeRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, 1500 W County Road B2, Ms730, Roaseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • MNDOT, 9024 County Road 3 Nw (Lat: 44.134167 Lon: -92.587500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQNH764
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/08/2021, Certifier: Scott McnurlinRegistrant: Ancom Communications Inc, 1800 East Cliff Road, Suite 17, Burnsville, MN 55337, Phone: (952) 808-0033, Fax: (952) 808-0034, Email:
  • MS03NP479, 12090 44th Ave. Nw (Lat: 44.174417 Lon: -92.527889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.6 m, Call Sign: WQQS442
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • ORONOCO, 12901 Ash Road (Lat: 44.186806 Lon: -92.550444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQSG590
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • MNDOT - New Haven, 9024 County Road 3 Nw (Lat: 44.134167 Lon: -92.587500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQUY273
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/2014, Expiration Date: 11/14/2024, Certifier: Andrew LeisenheimerRegistrant: Whitewater Wireless, Inc., 1929 2nd St Sw, Rochester, MN 55902, Phone: (507) 281-1917, Fax: (507) 281-3341, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oronoco)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5614T , Serial Number: 17251514, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Roger F Barnes, 4724 75th St Nw, Oronoco, MN 55960
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81077 , Serial Number: 10371, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Roger F Barnes, 4724 - 75th St Nw, Oronoco, MN 55960

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$146,4905$228,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$115,630
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$251,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$181,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oronoco that have no violations reported:

  • CLEARWATER WELL COMPANY (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KINGS PARK - HYLAND ADDITION (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 14

Incident types - Oronoco

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oronoco, MN
Most common first names in Oronoco, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1170.0 years
William1177.4 years
Walter771.5 years
Dorothy782.3 years
George676.0 years
Thomas670.3 years
Donald666.2 years
Evelyn583.2 years
Charles576.0 years
Carl581.8 years
Most common last names in Oronoco, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wittlief1072.1 years
Stolp982.0 years
Rucker787.7 years
Markham682.8 years
Clark568.8 years
Tiedeman586.2 years
Brown582.8 years
Bell472.3 years
Harms476.3 years
Kautz484.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Oronoco compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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