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Orono
  • Suburb of Minneapolis, MN

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade C
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Orono is a suburb of Minneapolis with a population of 8,113. Orono is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Orono offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Orono there are a lot of parks. Residents of Orono tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Orono are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$680,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,460
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Orono Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    24.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    9.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    122.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    496.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Orono

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$159,028
National
$62,843

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