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Orono is a city in Hennepin County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The community was named for Orono, ME
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Orono. For links to other places called Orono, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Orono is 44.971N. The longitude is -93.604W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,790.


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Median household income
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$88,314
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Orono demographic reports
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee

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24% of Orono residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orono ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orono was $65,825, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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51% of Orono residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Orono, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $788.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,827.


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Newspapers in Orono include Wayzata-Orono-Long Lake Sun Sailor

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Hennepin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orono political report.

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The average commute time for Orono workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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