Groton Community Profile

Additional Resources

More details about our community can be found in the Groton Town Profile. Another available resource is the Town's Interactive GIS Mapping.

Groton

Population

Total Population

38,450

Population
Growth Rate

-0.27%

Median Age

35

Diversity Index

56.900

Housing & Income

Households

15,485

Total Housing Units

18,130


Owner Occupied

7,648

Renter Occupied

7,837

Vacant

2,645

Median Home Value

$252,551


Average Home Value

$324,967

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.11%


Per Capita Income

1.59%

Income Projection

Median Household

$69,564 $74,724


Average Household

$93,423 $101,131


Per Capita

$38,859 $42,039

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,381

Total Employed

26,408

Workers 16+

21,072

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

38

Employed

13,658

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

145

Employed

2,032

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

207

Employed

1,944

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

141

Employed

1,799

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

120

Employed

1,520

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

38

Employed

1,253

Some
High School

1,058

Graduated
High School

6,585

Associates
Degree

2,064

Bachelor's
Degree

5,328

Graduate
Degree

4,269

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

18,830

Non-Resident Commuters

1,332

Drive Alone

15,648

Carpooled

1,604

Public

406

Work At Home

1,554

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.