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Population (year 2000): 9,547. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,437 (+9.3% change)
Males: 4,731 (49.6%), Females: 4,816 (50.4%)

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $82,869 (year 2000)
Median house value: $278,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Groton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.5%), English (18.3%), Italian (13.1%), German (11.7%), French (7.6%), United States (6.8%).

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Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Groton,

For population 25 years and over in Groton

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Groton town

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

3.9% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.6% North America).



Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NH (11.7 miles Nashua, pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (38.7 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (208.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Groton, MA (3.4 miles Ayer, Pepperell, MA (4.1 miles East MA (4.3 miles Pepperell, Devens, MA (5.7 miles Fort MA (6.4 miles Littleton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 74 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 1997: 102 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 1998: 102 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 1999: 80 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2000: 77 buildings, average cost: $235,100
  • 2001: 71 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $228,200
  • 2003: 68 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $164,500

Latitude: 42.61 N, Longitude: 71.57 W

Area code: 978

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (18.3%), Manufacturing (18.2%).


 

Crime in Groton by Year

Type 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 10.5 10.5
Robberies 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 10.5 0.0
Assaults 5 3 6
    per 100,000 52.4 31.4 62.8
Burglaries 14 27 10
    per 100,000 146.6 282.8 104.7
Thefts 51 73 50
    per 100,000 534.2 764.6 523.7
Auto thefts 0 0 8
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 83.8
42.1 64.0 51.7


Average climate in Groton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Groton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Groton city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: NEW ENGLAND BUSINESS SERVICE INC (MANIFOLD BUSINESS FORMS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Groton:
  • DEACONESS - NASHOBA HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; AYER, MA)
  • SOUTHERN NH MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; NASHUA, NH)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; NASHUA, NH)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Groton:
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 23 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • MANCHESTER (about 25 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 32 miles; WORCESTER, MA; ID: ORH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Groton:
  • SHIRLEY (about 9 miles; SHIRLEY, MA; ID: 9B4)
  • MINUTE MAN AIR FIELD (about 12 miles; STOW, MA; ID: 6B6)
  • BOIRE FIELD (about 12 miles; NASHUA, NH; ID: ASH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groton:
  • BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; WALTHAM, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • FITCHBURG STATE COLLEGE (about 17 miles; FITCHBURG, MA; FT enrollment: 3,660)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 17 miles; LOWELL, MA; FT enrollment: 8,373)
  • MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,501)
  • FRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE (about 23 miles; FRAMINGHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • QUINSIGAMOND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,359)
  • BENTLEY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; WALTHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,651)
Public high school in Groton:
  • GROTON DUNSTABLE REGIONAL (Students: 745; Location: 703 CHICOPEE ROW; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Groton:
  • LAWRENCE ACADEMY (Students: 366; Location: POWDER HOUSE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • GROTON SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: BOX 991 FARMERS ROW; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE INSTITUTE (Students: 63; Location: 15 SQUANNACOOK DR; Grades: 3 - 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Groton:
  • FLORENCE ROCHE SCHOOL (Students: 703; Location: P O BOX 738; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GROTON/DUN REG'L MIDDLE (Students: 672; Location: P O BOX 727; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PRESCOTT ELEM (Students: 223; Location: P O BOX 728; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • BOUTWELL SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: P O BOX 730; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Groton:
  • COUNTRY DAY SCH OF HOLY UNION (Students: 229; Location: BOX 993 14 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GROTON COMM SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 110 BOSTON RD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Groton:
  • GROTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $626,914; Location: 99 MAIN ST.; 50,703 books; 3,454 audio materials; 3,492 video materials; 123 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Groton: Groton Town Hall (A), Groton Public Library (B).

Churches in Groton include: Union Congregational Church (A), Shepherd of the Valley Church (B), First Baptist Church of Groton (C), Holy Union Novitiate (D).

Post office: (A).  


Groton compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Groton:
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: 1590 BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Groton:
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Groton:
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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