Groton, Connecticut

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Population in 2017: 9,092 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 4,581  (50.4%)
Females: 4,511  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

32.8 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06340.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,629 (it was $40,515 in 2000)
Groton:

$57,629
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,856 (it was $22,239 in 2000)

Groton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $198,014 (it was $123,500 in 2000)
Groton:

$198,014
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $251,161; detached houses: $272,803; townhouses or other attached units: $159,145; in 2-unit structures: $102,380; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $350,592

Median gross rent in 2017: $948.

March 2019 cost of living index in Groton: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.9%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Groton, CT (2010)
    • 6,59363.5%White alone
    • 1,52014.6%Hispanic
    • 9158.8%Black alone
    • 7907.6%Asian alone
    • 4714.5%Two or more races
    • 680.7%American Indian alone
    • 290.3%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Groton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Groton, Connecticut as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Groton is 213 to 1.


Crime rates in Groton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(61.6)
4
(42.2)
5
(53.7)
4
(42.8)
5
(53.7)
4
(42.1)
4
(38.4)
4
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(42.8)
11
(118.6)
4
(43.5)
3
(33.0)
5
(55.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(20.5)
9
(95.0)
2
(21.5)
2
(21.4)
5
(53.7)
6
(63.2)
5
(48.0)
3
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.9)
5
(55.0)
1
(11.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(174.6)
13
(137.2)
9
(96.6)
15
(160.5)
17
(182.4)
16
(168.6)
15
(144.1)
10
(96.2)
7
(74.8)
10
(107.1)
12
(129.3)
12
(130.6)
9
(99.0)
17
(187.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
44
(452.0)
41
(432.6)
30
(322.1)
45
(481.5)
27
(289.7)
27
(284.5)
13
(124.9)
8
(76.9)
6
(64.1)
9
(96.4)
9
(97.0)
29
(315.6)
60
(659.8)
25
(276.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
156
(1,603)
196
(2,068)
151
(1,621)
139
(1,487)
138
(1,481)
124
(1,306)
122
(1,172)
139
(1,337)
124
(1,325)
136
(1,456)
140
(1,509)
162
(1,763)
106
(1,166)
79
(872.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(195.2)
10
(105.5)
10
(107.4)
5
(53.5)
6
(64.4)
6
(63.2)
5
(48.0)
10
(96.2)
4
(42.7)
12
(128.5)
11
(118.6)
16
(174.1)
4
(44.0)
6
(66.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(30.8)
4
(42.2)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
3
(28.9)
4
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.3)
2
(21.8)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)201.8211.1164.7170.3180.2163.6133.5125.275.9134.2200.6170.7159.0144.6

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City-data.com crime index in Groton, CT

Crime rate in Groton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Groton, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (12.6%), Irish (6.8%), English (4.5%), German (4.2%), American (3.8%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/10/1705

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 3.19 square miles.

Population density: 2,850 people per square mile   (average).

Groton, Connecticut map

714 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 2.6% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

7.8%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,877 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,866 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (38.0 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (84.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (99.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Long Hill, CT (1.0 miles ),
New London, CT (1.3 miles ),
Poquonock Bridge, CT (1.6 miles ),
Conning Towers-Nautilus Park, CT (1.6 miles ),
Central Waterford, CT (1.8 miles ),
Waterford, CT (1.9 miles ),
Groton Long Point borough, CT (2.0 miles ),
Noank, CT (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 72.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,316 (+135.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,464 (30.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Groton, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Groton, CT in 2017
Groton satellite photo by USGS

Groton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $38,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Groton, CT residents
Average permit cost in Groton, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Historical population in Groton, CT
Historical housing units in Groton, CT

Population change in the 1990s: +55 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in Groton, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Chemicals (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Chemicals (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Chemicals (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Groton, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Engineers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (5.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Groton, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.3. This is about average.

City:

70.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.05
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Groton-area historical tornado activity is below Connecticut state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.0 miles away from the Groton city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Groton-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 232.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from Groton center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from Groton center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New London County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Groton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Groton:

  • FAIRVIEW (235 LESTERTOWN RD)
  • GROTON REGENCY CENTER (1145 POQUONNOCK RD)
  • GROTON REGENCY RETIREMENT NURS CTR (1145 POQUONOCK RD)

Amtrak stations near Groton:

  • 2 miles: NEW LONDON (27 WATER ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: MYSTIC (RTE. 1) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plants near Groton:

  • 4 miles: Millstone 1 and 2 in Waterford, CT.
  • 4 miles: Millstone 3 in Waterford, CT.

Colleges/Universities in Groton:

  • University of Connecticut-Avery Point (Full-time enrollment: 657; Location: 1084 Shennecossett Rd; Public; Website: uconn.edu/)
  • Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Groton (Full-time enrollment: 86; Location: 1154 Poquonnock Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ccmt.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groton:

  • Connecticut College (about 3 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 12 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 28 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 30 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • University of Connecticut (about 34 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Wesleyan University (about 34 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 37 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)

Public high schools in Groton:

Private high school in Groton:

  • STEDFAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 62, Location: 1041 POQUONNOCK RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Groton:

  • CLAUDE CHESTER SCHOOL (Students: 457, Location: ONE HARRY DAY ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • MARY MORRISSON SCHOOL (Students: 413, Location: 154 TOLL GATE STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • CHARLES BARNUM SCHOOL (Students: 352, Location: 68 BRIAR HILL ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • WEST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 324, Location: 250 BRANDEGEE AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 269, Location: 380 PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD SOU, Grades: KG-5)
  • NORTHEAST ACADEMY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 15 OSLO STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • CATHERINE KOLNASKI MAGNET SCHOOL (Location: 500 POQUONNOCK ROAD, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Groton:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 202, Location: 50 SACRED HEART DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Groton

Libraries in Groton:

  • GROTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,931,754; Location: 52 NEWTOWN ROAD, ROUTE 117; 130,634 books; 2,699 e-books; 9,893 audio materials; 8,303 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 238 print serial subscriptions)
  • BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $193,401; Location: 240 MONUMENT ST.; 21,065 books; 18 e-books; 350 audio materials; 222 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Groton: Shennecossett Country Club (A), Groton Fire Department Eastern Point Station (B), City of Groton Fire Department Station 1 (C), US Coast Guard Research and Development Technical Library (D), Groton City Municipal Building (E), Groton Balle Museum (F), Bill Memorial Library (G), Avery House (H), Electric Boat Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (I), Pfizer Incorporated Protective Services (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Bridge Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Groton include: First Church of Christ (A), Groton Church of the Nazarene (B), Groton Heights Baptist Church (C), Rock of Salvation Church (D), Sacred Heart Church (E), Saint Johns Christian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Col Ledyard Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Lake George (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Birch Plain Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Groton include: Birch Plain Creek (1), Washington Park (2), Fort Griswold State Park (3), USS Croaker Memorial (4), United States Submarine World War II Veterans Memorial East (5), Groton Bank Historic District (6), Groton Monument (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Shennecossett Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Noank Historical Society Inc (Museums; 17 Sylvan Street), Noank Historical Society Inc - Latham-Chester Store (Museums; 108 Main Street).

Hotels: Thames Inn & Marina (193 Thames Street), Windsor Motel (345 Gold Star Highway), Clarion Inn Groton (156 Kings Highway), Hampton Inn Groton/Mystic/New London (300 Long Hill Road), Marriott Mystic Hotel and Spa (625 North Road (ROUTE 117)), Benham Motel (107 Benham Road Ofc), Gold Star Motor Lodge (156 Kings Highway), Quality Inn Groton (404 Bridge Street), Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa (625 North Road).

Court: Groton Town - Planning & Development- Police Department- Probate Court (45 Fort Hill Road).

Birthplace of: Eddie Lucas - Basketball player, Nathan Daboll - Mathematician, Ron Athey - Performance artist, Lou Palazzi - Football official, Nathan Daboll (politician) - Politician, Pierre Thuot - astronaut, Silas Deane - (1737-1789), politician and diplomat., Elijah F. Smith - Politician, George Hall (American football) - Football player, Walt Ellis - Football player.

New London County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Groton and their reported violations in the past:

OAKRIDGE GARDENS, LLC (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2012), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2012), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2012), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2011), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2011), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2012)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-30-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 49 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
OAKRIDGE VILLAGE (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-20-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2004), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-09-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 377 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Groton that have no violations reported:

  • GROTON UTILITIES (Population served: 30,200, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • GROTON LONG POINT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,400, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN PRE-SCHOOL (Serves RI, Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
994 people in military ships in 2010
10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

People in group quarters in Groton in 2000:

  • 722 people in military ships
  • 17 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 15 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Groton (2011 data):

  • Chelsea Groton Bank: Center Groton Branch at Routes 184 And 117, branch established on 1978/05/20; Groton Branch at 904 Poquonnock Road, branch established on 1956/02/20. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $836.6 mil, Deposits: $688.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 14 total offices
  • Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company: Groton Branch at 971 Poquonnock Road, branch established on 1997/10/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $939.9 mil, Deposits: $718.1 mil, headquarters in Willimantic, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Groton Branch at 654 Long Hill Road, branch established on 2005/04/11. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Groton Branch at 816 Long Hill Road, branch established on 1999/02/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Groton Branch at 738 Long Hill Road, branch established on 1960/02/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Liberty Bank: Groton Square Mall Branch at 597 Long Hill Road, branch established on 1987/10/09. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $3,394.1 mil, Deposits: $2,747.0 mil, headquarters in Middletown, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Groton Super Branch at 220 Groton Square, branch established on 1997/07/29. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Groton:

Marital status in Groton, CT
  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 37.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

For population 25 years and over in Groton:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Groton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Groton, CT (based on New London County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,76534
Mainline Protestant18,99379
Evangelical Protestant9,32075
Other5,02232
Black Protestant2,59410
Orthodox2,4564
None150,905-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
New London County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
This county:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 264
New London County:

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
New London County:

7.6%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.4%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New London County:

16.5%
Connecticut:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Groton:

48.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Groton:

46.1%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Groton:

21.6%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Groton:

10.7%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Groton:

6.8
Connecticut:

6.8

Overweight people:
Groton:

31.5%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Groton:

56.5%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Groton, CT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 63$451,227$85,9480$0
Water Supply 34$197,626$69,7501$1,488
Police Protection - Officers 29$211,963$87,7090$0
Other and Unallocable 26$139,088$64,1940$0
Firefighters 17$102,527$72,3720$0
Streets and Highways 17$79,465$56,0930$0
Other Government Administration 9$48,701$64,9352$2,423
Police - Other 8$27,602$41,4032$2,959
Solid Waste Management 6$30,830$61,6600$0
Sewerage 6$36,163$72,3261$1,949
Parks and Recreation 5$20,692$49,6614$7,963
Financial Administration 5$28,106$67,4540$0
Totals for Government 225$1,373,990$73,27910$16,782

Groton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,486,000 ($163.44)
    General - Other: $1,097,000 ($120.66)
    Electric Utilities: $583,000 ($64.12)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $72,222,000 ($7943.47)
    Water Utilities: $7,584,000 ($834.14)
    Police Protection: $5,404,000 ($594.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000,000 ($329.96)
    Regular Highways: $2,474,000 ($272.11)
    Health - Other: $2,086,000 ($229.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,498,000 ($164.76)
    Central Staff Services: $1,330,000 ($146.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $957,000 ($105.26)
    Financial Administration: $708,000 ($77.87)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($32.01)
    General Public Buildings: $123,000 ($13.53)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,026,000 ($222.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $7,280,000 ($800.70)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $171,000 ($18.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $297,000 ($32.67)

Groton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $767,000 ($84.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000 ($18.92)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($3.19)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($1.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $1,281,000 ($140.89)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $223,000 ($24.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $177,000 ($19.47)
    Other: $19,000 ($2.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,301,000 ($253.08)
    Highways: $2,048,000 ($225.25)
    Health and Hospitals: $71,000 ($7.81)
    General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($4.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $765,000 ($84.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $533,000 ($58.62)
    Rents: $185,000 ($20.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($2.42)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $83,582,000 ($9192.92)
    Water Utilities: $9,859,000 ($1084.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,079,000 ($118.68)
    Highways: $281,000 ($30.91)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($1.54)
  • Tax - Property: $6,492,000 ($714.03)
    Other License: $309,000 ($33.99)

Groton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,479,000 ($5552.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,914,000 ($5049.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,565,000 ($502.09)

Groton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $106,889,000 ($11756.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,898,000 ($3288.39)

5.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,769 average AGI)
New London County:

0.16%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windham County, CT  0.50% ($39,711 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.42% ($78,134)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($66,551)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
New London County:

0.13%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Windham County, CT  0.44% ($38,333 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.37% ($65,322)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($67,038)
Businesses in Groton, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Applebee's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Payless1
Best Western1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Casual Male XL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts7Starbucks3
Econo Lodge1Stop & Shop1
Fashion Bug1Subway3
FedEx5Super 81
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill5Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Toys"R"Us1
Hilton2True Value1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul2
Jones New York2UPS6
KFC1Vans1
Knights Inn1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Marriott1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

Strongest AM radio stations in Groton:

  • WSUB (980 AM; 1 kW; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Groton:

  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSUF (89.9 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHBE (96.7 FM; EAST HAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WMOS (104.7 FM; MONTAUK, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Groton:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Groton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 633ft / 193mTotal length
  • $146,158,000Total costs
  • 309,710Total average daily traffic
  • 32,594Total average daily truck traffic
  • 318,765Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Groton, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Groton, CT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Groton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Groton, CT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Groton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Groton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$184,56424$152,167140$172,42124$46,5830$012$190,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$135,0003$127,6678$125,5002$54,0000$02$174,5001$15,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$160,0714$120,50060$189,2177$80,1430$07$149,4290$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$102,0007$153,14335$183,1432$134,5001$100,0000$01$76,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$210,4001$80,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7024.00 , 7025.00, 7026.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$189,0002$186,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$118,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7024.00 , 7025.00, 7026.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Groton, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Groton, CT - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 128. The highest number of fires - 172 took place in 2008, and the least - 40 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Groton, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.9%), and Outside Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Groton, CT
    • 1,17453.9%Structure Fires
    • 65029.9%Outside Fires
    • 32314.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 301.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Groton, CT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Groton, Connecticut:

  • Ramada Inn Groton, 156 Kings Hwy, Groton, Connecticut 06340 , Phone: (860) 446-0660, Fax: (860) 445-4082
  • Econolodge Inn & Suites, 605 Goldstar Hwy, Groton, Connecticut 06340 , Phone: (860) 445-1986, Fax: (860) 449-9426
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 360 Rt 12, Groton, Connecticut 06340 , Phone: (860) 445-8000, Fax: (860) 449-9173
  • Knights Inn, 425 Bridge St, Groton, Connecticut 06340 , Phone: (860) 445-6550, Fax: (860) 455-5833
  • Groton Inn & Suites, 99 Gold Star Hwy, Groton, Connecticut 06340 , Phone: (860) 445-9784
  • Days Inn & Suites Groton, 135 Gold Star Hwy, Groton, Connecticut 06340 , Phone: (860) 448-3000, Fax: (860) 445-1152
  • Quality Inn, 404 Bridge St, Groton, Connecticut 06340 , Phone: (860) 445-8141, Fax: (860) 445-8141
  • Thames Harbour Inn, 193 Thames St, Groton, Connecticut 06340 , Phone: (860) 445-8111
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Groton, Connecticut
Most common first names in Groton, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21581.4 years
John21375.3 years
William17173.6 years
Robert12872.7 years
Charles10676.3 years
Dorothy10180.3 years
James10070.5 years
Elizabeth9681.2 years
Joseph9275.9 years
Helen9180.6 years
Most common last names in Groton, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6078.3 years
Brown4776.2 years
Johnson4377.2 years
Anderson3278.2 years
Chapman2779.6 years
Miller2574.3 years
Sullivan2477.1 years
Robinson2368.2 years
Edwards2176.4 years
Davis2073.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Groton, CT
  • 72.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.2%Electricity
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Solar energy
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Groton, CT
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 36.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.8%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood


Groton compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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