According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Orono has an overall cost of living index of 157 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Minnesota, Orono has a cost of living index that's 1.5x higher than Minnesota's index of 104.
The standard of living in Orono ranks as #5,964 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Minnesota. By definition, that implies Orono ranks as the #455 most expensive place in the North Star State.
|Living Expense||Orono||Minnesota||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Minnesota, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Orono|
|Maple Grove, MN||71,569||117||0.7x|
|Eden Prairie, MN||64,481||121||0.8x|
|Golden Valley, MN||21,611||116||0.7x|