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Oronoco, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Oronoco had a population of 1,491 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Oronoco is located at latitude 44.159 and longitude -92.539 in Olmsted County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oronoco (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Olmsted County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The City of Oronoco (GNIS ID: 2396082) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oronoco population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oronoco: City of Oronoco.

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Oronoco, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,491
Daytime Population: Workers 187
Daytime Population: Residents 609
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 796
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 1,480
Population in Familes 1,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 533
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $100,000
Average Household Income $111,562
Per Capita Income $40,195


Total Housing Units 541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 463 (85.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $289,286
Average Home Value $305,682


Total Households 517
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 392
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.56% 1.48%
Households 1.5% 1.47%
Families 0.91% 1.39%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Oronoco, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oronoco to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 298 67th
Population Density # 471 48th
Diversity Index # 591 35th
Median Household Income # 32 97th
Per Capita Income # 66 93rd

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