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Orono, ME Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Orono is 9,514, which is 15.28% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 4.21% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Orono population density is 1,233.43 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 37.55 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Orono is white, which represent 92.59% of the total population. The average Orono education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 9,514. #13

Population Growth Since 2000, #11

Orono, ME

Population Density, #9

Orono, ME
1,233.43 per square mile
37.55 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:8,809 (92.59%, #108)
Black:205 (2.15%, #17)
Hispanic:109 (1.15%, #58)
Asian:207 (2.18%, #24)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):68 (0.71%, #27)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:225 (2.36%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:54 (26.09%, see rank)
Chinese:69 (33.33%, see rank)
Filipino:8 (3.86%, see rank)
Japanese:11 (5.31%, see rank)
Korean:39 (18.84%, see rank)
Vietnamese:15 (7.25%, see rank)
Asian, Other:11 (5.31%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

7,793 (81.91%) out of the total population of 9,514 reported first ancestry.

 Orono, ME% of the Total PopulationMaineU.S.
Arab320.34%, see rank0.33%0.56%
Czech100.11%, see rank0.17%0.47%
Danish490.52%, see rank0.42%0.42%
Dutch660.69%, see rank0.98%1.40%
English1,13811.96%, see rank21.18%8.02%
French1,45815.32%, see rank23.94%3.34%
German8378.80%, see rank8.14%15.03%
Greek1731.82%, see rank0.54%0.41%
Hungarian760.80%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish1,92520.23%, see rank17.63%10.80%
Italian7207.57%, see rank5.68%5.52%
Norwegian1101.16%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish3523.70%, see rank2.20%3.01%
Portuguese140.15%, see rank0.67%0.44%
Russian971.02%, see rank0.75%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4254.47%, see rank1.64%0.99%
Scottish4825.07%, see rank5.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African200.21%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish1341.41%, see rank1.86%1.27%
Swiss210.22%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian1061.11%, see rank0.18%0.31%
American99010.41%, see rank8.37%7.12%
Welsh750.79%, see rank0.76%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 4,795 (50.40%, see rank)
Females: 4,719 (49.60%, see rank)

Orono, ME
Male: 50.40%
Female: 49.60%
Male: 48.90%
Female: 51.10%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Orono, ME
21.30 years old
43.50 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Orono, ME
20.90 years old
42.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Orono, ME
21.60 years old
44.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Orono, ME% of the Total PopulationMaineU.S.
Under 5 years2462.59%, see rank4.97%6.36%
5 to 9 years1451.52%, see rank5.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years2302.42%, see rank5.74%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,86730.13%, see rank6.37%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,56026.91%, see rank6.00%7.13%
25 to 34 years8959.41%, see rank11.19%13.47%
35 to 44 years3153.31%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years6036.34%, see rank15.76%14.09%
55 to 64 years6006.31%, see rank15.14%12.29%
65 to 74 years4144.35%, see rank9.47%7.64%
75 to 84 2943.09%, see rank5.34%4.25%
85 years and over3453.63%, see rank2.24%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Orono, MEMaineU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,466, 100%947,959209,056,129
Less Than High School213, 6.15%, see rank8.69%13.67%
High School Graduate523, 15.09%, see rank33.55%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree579, 16.71%, see rank29.40%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,005, 29.00%, see rank18.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,146, 33.06%, see rank10.08%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#15.56, see rank13.6813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Orono, ME MaineU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten10138.61%61.39%71.25%28.75%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)30677.78%, see rank22.22%, see rank91.69%8.31%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)22178.73%, see rank21.27%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College4,99896.72%, see rank3.28%, see rank73.48%26.52%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School48296.06%, see rank3.94%, see rank63.19%36.81%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Orono, MEMaineU.S.
Total Households2,521, 100%553,086116,211,092
Average Household Size2.30, see rank2.342.63
1 Person Households951, 37.72%, see rank29.06%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,570, 62.28%, see rank70.94%72.43%
Family Households (Families)996, 39.51%, see rank62.91%66.22%
Average Family Size2.99, see rank2.963.32
Married-Couple Family826, 32.76%, see rank48.92%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,525, 60.49%, see rank37.09%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Orono, ME%MaineU.S.
15 Years and Over Total8,893see rank1,112,274252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over4,388100%, see rank538,760123,281,364
Never Married3,23073.61%, see rank30.57%35.77%
Married87219.87%, see rank53.62%52.04%
Widowed992.26%, see rank2.98%2.57%
Divorced1874.26%, see rank12.83%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over4,505100%, see rank573,514129,692,771
Never Married2,95265.53%, see rank24.72%29.48%
Married91420.29%, see rank50.72%49.19%
Widowed3567.90%, see rank9.53%9.16%
Divorced2836.28%, see rank15.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Orono, ME%MaineU.S.
Native9,10595.70%, see rank96.45%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence4,56247.95%, see rank64.11%58.73%
Born in Different State4,45646.84%, see rank31.36%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
870.91%, see rank0.97%1.42%
Foreign Born4094.30%, see rank3.55%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship951.00%, see rank1.93%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3143.30%, see rank1.62%7.09%
Born In Europe1421.49%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia1952.05%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa130.14%, see rank0.47%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America60.06%, see rank0.34%6.83%
Born In Northern America530.56%, see rank0.84%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Orono, ME%MaineU.S.
English2,29791.11%, see rank90.47%79.39%
Spanish341.35%, see rank1.24%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1335.28%, see rank6.98%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages572.26%, see rank0.76%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.55%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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