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

38,661

Population
Growth Rate

-0.27%

Median Age

35

Diversity Index

55.900

Housing & Income

Households

15,364

Total Housing Units

18,054


Owner Occupied

7,850

Renter Occupied

7,513

Vacant

2,690

Median Home Value

$243,005


Average Home Value

$311,539

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.21%


Per Capita Income

1.73%

Income Projection

Median Household

$66,016 $71,209


Average Household

$89,225 $97,627


Per Capita

$36,752 $40,038

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,441

Total Employed

23,506

Workers 16+

21,898

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

2

Employed

2

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

4

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

200

Construction

Businesses

76

Employed

324

Manufacturing

Businesses

38

Employed

10,405

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

30

Employed

198

Some
High School

1,042

Graduated
High School

6,516

Associates
Degree

2,295

Bachelor's
Degree

5,158

Graduate
Degree

4,327

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

19,758

Non-Resident Commuters

1,139

Drive Alone

15,691

Carpooled

1,954

Public

372

Work At Home

1,612

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.