Orono is located close to the center of Maine. Orono is part of Penobscot County. Orono has 7.05 square miles of land area and 0.66 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Orono population is 9,514, which has grown 15.28% since 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%. Orono median household income is $41,875 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.37% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.05% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Orono median house value is $192,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 75.84% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 75.89% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Orono is much better than the state average in quality. The Orono area code is 207.