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Orono is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 10,364 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Orono is the 19th largest community in Maine.
Orono is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Orono is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orono who work in teaching (18.66%), office and administrative support (14.46%) and sales jobs (11.34%).
Orono is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Orono to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
For a small town, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Orono. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Orono.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Orono spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.03 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Orono. 57.89% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Orono in 2010 was $18,079, which is low income relative to Maine, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,316 for a family of four. However, Orono contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Orono home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orono residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Orono include English, Irish, French, French Canadian, German and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Orono is English. Some people also speak French.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,831|
|ORONO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||47.35%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||52.65%|
|TYPE OF ORONO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||44.63%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.14%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||17.85%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.54%|
|SIZE OF ORONO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.55%|
|AGE OF ORONO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||14.35%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||39.59%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||24.87%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||21.20%|
|ORONO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$168,841|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$682|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||5.39%|
|$44,001 - $89,000||9.46%|
|$89,001 - $178,000||39.00%|
|$178,001 - $267,000||27.47%|
|$267,001 - $356,000||13.11%|
|$356,001 - $445,000||3.40%|
|$445,001 - $667,000||0.75%|
|$667,001 - $889,000||0.75%|
|PEOPLE OF ORONO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.09%|
|5 TO 17||6.48%|
|18 TO 24||55.83%|
|25 TO 34||7.32%|
|35 TO 54||11.53%|
|55 TO 64||6.37%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.37%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.49%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$36,750|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$18,079|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||28.39%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (35.92%)
Public Service (4.08%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.08%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.16%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.06%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.39%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.75%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.53%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (8.78%)
French Canadian (5.09%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.59%)
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