Orono, Maine

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Orono is located in Penobscot County, ME. The population is , making Orono the 3rd largest city in Penobscot County.

There are 3 public schools in Orono with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Orono is low , and there are 6 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Orono is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Orono property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Orono include Veazie, Bangor and Old Town.

Orono Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 30.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 63.6%

Crime Rate

68.77% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 37
  • Violent Crimes: 65
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 56
  • Property Crime: 718
  • Larceny Theft: 625

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 6 offenders in Orono
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

133 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 131


Low 2.4%
  • Maine unemployment average: 3.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Orono, ME and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Orono's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
  • School District Rating
  • Rsu 26

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Crime view details

6 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Orono, ME issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Orono, ME issued 11 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $742
  • 1 Bedroom: $855
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,103
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,368
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,671

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Environmental Hazards

133 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (340/354)
    Orono, ME has 96.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Orono, ME is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.35 Average
    Orono, ME is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 18.27°
  • February 22.78°
  • March 33.78°
  • April 43.08°
  • May 54.33°
  • June 60.88°
  • July 69.83°
  • August 67.17°
  • September 59.03°
  • October 48.13°
  • November 36.6°
  • December 25.85°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Orono, ME

Orono, ME has a low risk of earthquakes.
Orono, ME has no risk of hurricanes.
Orono, ME has a very low risk of hail storms.
Orono, ME has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Orono, ME: $37,500


Unemployment in Orono is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.0% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.86%
White Collar - 51.14%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Paul LePage
  • Sen. Susan M. Collins
  • Sen. Angus S. King Jr.

City Representatives

  • Bruce Poliquin

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in Orono, ME

3 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Orono, ME

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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