Groton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Dakota):
Short Commute Times
Median Family Income
Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
Comparing Groton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Dakota (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Nearest Medium City||117 miles SW of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||237 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||57445|
|Phone Area Codes||605|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||ABERDEEN RGNL AP|
|Jan Temp||1 to 21 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||34 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||20.2 inches|
|Jan Temp||-1 to 21 F|
|Apr Temp||32 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||35 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||20.6 inches|
|Station||WAUBAY NATL WILDLIFE REF|
|Jan Temp||1 to 21 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||20.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.99|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||0.5%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||6||0.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,365|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||1.1%|
|French (except Basque)||0.4%|
According to the US Postal Service, Groton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:James (57445)
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