Groton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,124. Population change since 2000: +1.0%
Males: 539  (48.0%)
Females: 585  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  55.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01450.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,581 (it was $58,409 in 2000)
Groton:

$39,581
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $41,911 (it was $33,044 in 2000)

Groton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $421,162 (it was $282,700 in 2000)
Groton:

$421,162
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $436,583; Detached houses: $438,928

Median gross rent in 2013: $535.

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  • Races in Groton, MA (2010)

    Groton races chart
    • 1,07295.4%White alone
    • 181.6%Two or more races
    • 121.1%Hispanic
    • 111.0%Black alone
    • 111.0%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Groton: 140.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.6%), Irish (25.1%), German (7.1%), Italian (6.7%), Greek (3.7%), Subsaharan African (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1655

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 666 people per square mile   (low).

Groton,MA real estate house value index trend

Groton, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Groton:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Groton CDP:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

47 residents are foreign born (5.2% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This place:

5.2%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Groton, Massachusetts as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Groton to the number of sex offenders is 5,391 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $8,117 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,910 (1.3%)

Groton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (10.9 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (31.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (170.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Ayer, MA (1.8 miles ), East Pepperell, MA (2.0 miles ), Pepperell, MA (2.0 miles ), Devens, MA (2.2 miles ), Fort Devens, MA (2.3 miles ), Dunstable, MA (2.4 miles ), Shirley, MA (2.5 miles ), Littleton, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $233,400
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $230,400
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $236,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.61 N, Longitude: 71.57 W

Area code: 978

Groton household income distribution Groton home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Groton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Groton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Groton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Groton place 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Groton-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts 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 167.6 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 61.7 miles away from Groton 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 168.7 miles away from the city 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 250.9 miles away from the city 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 40.2 miles away from Groton center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.1 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 Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Groton topographic map

Birthplace of: John P. Bigelow - Politician, Asa Lovejoy - Politician, Abbott Lawrence - Politician, Amos Lawrence - Philanthropist, Dan Shaughnessy - Sportswriter, Edwin Arthur Burtt - Philosopher, Luther Lawrence - Politician, Shelley Olds - Cyclist, Charles William Bardeen - Educator, Samuel Abbott Green - Politician.

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Groton:

  • SEVEN HILLS PEDIATRIC CENTER (22 HILLSIDE AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Groton:

  • NASHOBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • APPLE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • APPLE VALLEY CONTINUING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • WOODFORD OF AYER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • FREEMAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PEPPERELL, MA)
  • PARK MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PEPPERELL, MA)
  • WESTFORD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WESTFORD, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groton:

  • Fitchburg State University (about 12 miles; Fitchburg, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,010)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 13 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 17 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 21 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Framingham State University (about 23 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • Merrimack College (about 24 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 24 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)

Public high school in Groton:

Private high school in Groton:

  • GROTON SCHOOL (Students: 371, Location: 282 FARMERS ROW, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Groton:

Private elementary/middle school in Groton:

  • COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL OF THE HOLY UNION (Students: 170, Location: 14 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Groton

Library in Groton:

  • GROTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $802,039; Location: 99 MAIN ST.; 58,770 books; 8,068 audio materials; 6,343 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Groton: Groton Fire Department Station 1 (A), Groton Public Library (B), Groton Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Groton include: Union Congregational Church (A), Shepherd of the Valley Church (B), First Baptist Church of Groton (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.185. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.185
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.21
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.80
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.83
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
66 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
8 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Groton, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Groton (2011 data):

  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Groton Branch at 112 Boston Road, branch established on 1999/08/16. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc
  • North Middlesex Savings Bank: Groton Branch at 489 Main Street, branch established on 2006/03/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $329.3 mil, Deposits: $268.7 mil, headquarters in Ayer, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Groton Branch at 167 Main Street, branch established on 1975/04/07. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Groton Branch at 163 Main Street, branch established on 1975/01/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Groton travel time to work - commute Groton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Groton CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.7%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.7%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Groton:

19.3%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Groton:

37.4%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Groton:

63.5%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Groton:

83.7%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Groton, MA Residents

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($940 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.36% ($60,625 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.56% ($52,127)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.55% ($79,480)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,531 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.19%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($55,257 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.64% ($62,521)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.50% ($78,357)

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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: 1590 BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Groton:

  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, 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.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC 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)
  • Groton, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents49
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:15
  • Fatalities36
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents85
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents140
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons33
  • Fatalities107
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents13
See more detailed statistics of Groton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $478,000Total costs
  • 5,000Total average daily traffic
  • 7,896Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 142 Lowell Rd (Lat: 42.610528 Lon: -71.558028), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA226
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Richard Byrne, 550 Main Street (Lat: 42.625250 Lon: -71.587361), Type: 40.2, Overall height: 37 m, Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 550 Main Street (Lat: 42.625250 Lon: -71.587361), Type: 40.2, Overall height: 37 m, Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 47 Prescott Street (Lat: 42.599306 Lon: -71.534861), Type: 40.5, Overall height: 37 m, Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 47 Prescott Street (Lat: 42.599306 Lon: -71.534861), Type: 40.5, Overall height: 37 m, Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 550 Main Street (Lat: 42.625250 Lon: -71.587361), Type: 40.2, Structure height: 25017 m, Overall height: 37 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 47 Prescott Street (Lat: 42.599306 Lon: -71.534861), Type: 40.5, Structure height: 25017 m, Overall height: 37 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Fire Station Station Ave (Lat: 42.607028 Lon: -71.571167), Call Sign: KAP589, Licensee ID: L00077173
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1400 MHzGrant Date: 01/17/2002, Expiration Date: 01/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2012Registrant: Groton, Town Of, 20 Station Ave, Groton, MA 01450-0582, Phone: (508) 448-6333
  • Rt 40 Lowell Rd (Lat: 42.610361 Lon: -71.557278), Call Sign: WSB835
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.580 MHz, 155.580 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2014, Expiration Date: 09/21/2024Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Fire Tower Gibbet Hill (Lat: 42.610361 Lon: -71.557278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 22 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WYC508
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, 462.962 MHz... (+9 more)Grant Date: 12/15/2014, Expiration Date: 01/28/2025, Certifier: Richard A FarrarRegistrant: Central Mass Ems Corp., 361 Holden St, Holden, MA 01520, Phone: (508) 854-0111, Email:
  • Lat: 42.603250 Lon: -71.566556, Call Sign: WQCK770
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2005, Expiration Date: 03/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2015, Certifier: Linda DeasyRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., N3211 County Road H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0061

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Groton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1080H , Serial Number: 28-7715306, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1976
    Registrant (Individual): A Reza Ghamsari, 194 Duck Pond Rd, Groton, MA 01450
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3044H , Serial Number: 3669, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Brian Sanborn, 236 Longley Rd, Groton, MA 01450, Other Owners: Karen Sanborn
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 561JF , Serial Number: W13DCD25030702
    Registrant (Corporation): Flying Squirrel Inc, 22 Adams Ave, Groton, MA 01450
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 561QF , Serial Number: W13DCA15020965
    Registrant (Corporation): Flying Squirrel Inc, 22 Adams Ave, Groton, MA 01450
  • Aircraft: SENSEFLY EBEE (Category: Amphibian), Engine:
    N-Number: 6448S , Serial Number: EB-03-28465
    Registrant (Corporation): Flying Squirrel Inc, 22 Adams Ave, Groton, MA 01450
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A66D (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 842CA , Serial Number: 672, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Rich Valley LLC, 115 Wharton Row, Groton, MA 01450
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8493L , Serial Number: 17256693, Year manufactured: 1968
    Registrant (Individual): David S Dmd Briss, 200 Nashua Rd, Groton, MA 01450

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$347,6503$331,50325$277,6881$103,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$446,5100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$05$274,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$296,8680$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$178,1400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3261.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$210,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3261.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

GROTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 4,854, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2007)
  • 40 regular monitoring violations

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

  • STILL MEADOW (Address: 285 I NASHUA ROAD , Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
  • Hazardous Condition: 54
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Groton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Groton, MA
Most common first names in Groton, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4973.2 years
Mary3083.9 years
William2975.5 years
Joseph2576.3 years
Robert2258.2 years
Helen2186.6 years
Alice2084.1 years
James2066.4 years
George1974.7 years
Margaret1982.8 years
Most common last names in Groton, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1184.1 years
Sargent979.1 years
White876.2 years
Campbell679.1 years
Allen670.8 years
Anderson676.0 years
Johnson688.8 years
Carkin679.5 years
Lawrence673.5 years
Macgregor675.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (14%)
Businesses in Groton, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx2
CVS1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts3UPS1

Groton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Groton on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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