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Orono town, Penobscot County, Maine

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Orono town, Penobscot County, Maine
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
11,654
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
11,643
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
11,654
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 11,183
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 10,362
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
1.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
7.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
10.8%
Female persons, percent
47.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
88.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
4.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
86.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 532
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 7.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 47.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $176,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,551
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $621
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $898
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 3,220
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.27
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 59.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 10.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 91.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 82.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 97.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 64.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
4.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 56.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 62.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 16,310
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) NA
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 35,687
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $3,330
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 16.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $46,563
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $24,772
Persons in poverty, percent
29.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 117
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 82
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 73
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 615.3
Population per square mile, 2010 569.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 18.18
Land area in square miles, 2010 18.19
FIPS Code 2301955565
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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