Groton Community Profile

Demographics

For all the demographic details on Groton, including:

  • Population
  • Education
  • Age distribution
  • Business sector profiles
  • Education
  • Government overview
  • Housing stock
  • Labor force

view the Groton Town Profile. Demographic profiles are provided by the Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC), a nonprofit corporation and public-private partnership.  

Town of Groton - Fiscal and Business Orientation

The Town of Groton is proud of its fiscal strength and business oriented government. Our Comprehensive Annual Financial Report provides all the details you need to understand our revenues, expenditures and government profile. 

GIS Data

Groton’s Geographic Information System (GIS) is on line and available to you.Our system provides:

  • Interactive Mapping
  • Town Clerk Map Search
  • Stock Map Library
  • Digital Data
  • Map & Digital Data Pricing

Government

Town of Groton: A Guide to Town Government is designed to help citizens of Groton better understand their system of government. It is intended to serve as a general reference work useful to the citizen over the years. As such, it purposefully excludes references to the personnel currently serving as town officials. Click here to view the complete guide.

Groton

Population

Total Population

38,493

Population
Growth Rate

-0.29%

Median Age

35

Diversity Index

56.400

Housing & Income

Households

15,485

Total Housing Units

18,079


Owner Occupied

7,762

Renter Occupied

7,722

Vacant

2,594

Median Home Value

$247,132


Average Home Value

$313,665

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.12%


Per Capita Income

1.43%

Income Projection

Median Household

$64,254 $67,073


Average Household

$87,618 $94,153


Per Capita

$36,506 $39,191

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,416

Total Employed

26,909

Workers 16+

21,584

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

37

Employed

13,760

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

148

Employed

2,180

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

145

Employed

2,067

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

214

Employed

1,965

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

123

Employed

1,576

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

41

Employed

1,313

Some
High School

918

Graduated
High School

6,518

Associates
Degree

2,202

Bachelor's
Degree

5,144

Graduate
Degree

4,420

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

19,523

Non-Resident Commuters

1,151

Drive Alone

15,652

Carpooled

1,935

Public

373

Work At Home

1,599

Transportation

Location

We’re easy to get to, communicate with and ship from. Groton is on I-95 and has easy access to I-395 as well. We’re also on Amtrak’s NE Corridor halfway between New York City and Boston MA with 2 stations just minutes away. The world is close, there’s 2 major airports near-by, TF Green (45 miles) and Bradley International (65 miles). The Groton/New London airport located in Groton is a jet friendly general aviation and charter air facility. The Providence and Worcester freight railroad services the town with spurs and access to cross country routes. Groton is on the Thames River and there are deep water facilities for ocean shipping. We’re in the middle of a huge market that includes the New York City and Boston MA metropolitan areas; Providence, RI and Hartford and New Haven, CT.

Infrastructure

Our infrastructure is oriented to support your business. Groton is wired for business success, we have a world class municipal utility that has successfully powered major industries for over 50 years and in addition to electricity provides water, cable TV, High Speed Internet Access and Digital Phone service. Many parts of the town are served by Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) a major public utility in the state. Groton has 7 banks and 3 credit unions, over 1000 hotel rooms, 2 conference centers (1400 and 850 max persons each) and a major health center that provides emergency care, outpatient surgery, lab, x-ray and imaging facilities, physical rehabilitation and occupational health services to keep you and your workforce healthy. In addition there are several major hospitals close-by.