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Orono
  • Suburb of Minneapolis, MN

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  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 8,223. 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
$874,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,638
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Orono Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    83.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    5.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    119.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    342.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    62.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Orono

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$173,209
National
$75,149

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