For population 25 years and over in Groton:
For population 15 years and over in Groton town:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (95.3 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (144.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (259.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Peacham, VT (2.7 miles ), Ryegate, VT (2.7 miles ), Topsham, VT (2.8 miles ), Plainfield, VT (2.9 miles ), Barnet, VT (3.0 miles ), Marshfield, VT (3.1 miles ), Orange, VT (3.1 miles ), Monroe, NH (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.24 N, Longitude: 72.24 W
Area code: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+1.7%).
Work and jobs in Groton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Groton, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Groton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Groton town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/24/1960, a category F2 tornado 42.4 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Groton-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.1 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 60.3 miles away from Groton center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from Groton center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.3 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 Caledonia County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William Scott (The Sleeping Sentinel) - Union Army soldier.
Hospitals/medical centers near Groton:
Amtrak station near Groton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groton:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Groton compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Groton town (based on Caledonia County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,095 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,004 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Groton:
Strongest FM radio stations in Groton:
TV broadcast stations around Groton:
Groton fatal accident list:
Oct 3, 2011 08:07 PM, Sr-232, Lat: 44.25309722, Lon: -72.26720278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 9, 1993 03:15 AM, Us302, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 23, 1989 08:58 PM, Us 302, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 24, 1985 06:45 AM, Us302, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1981 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Groton, VT
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $499,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,519
Total average daily truck traffic: 772
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 14,741
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: