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People

Total Population 1,817
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,028
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 65.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.5%
Median Earnings25+ $33,631
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,288

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,000
% Above Poverty Level 99%
% Below Poverty Level 1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.9%
Median Gross Rent $750
Median House Value $139,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 7.5%

Groton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 117 miles SW of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 237 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Brown
Standard Zip Codes 57445
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.447
Longitude -98.098

Groton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ABERDEEN RGNL AP
Distance 15.4 miles
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
Station BRITTON
Distance 28.7 miles
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
Distance 36.3 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Groton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

James (57445)

Putney (57445)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aberdeen 26,979 $62,857
Bristol 316 $47,750
Claremont 168 $48,000
Columbia 148 $31,250
Langford 373 $67,292
Pierpont 125 $56,875

Groton Public Libraries

Library
Wage Memorial Library
209 N MAIN
Groton, South Dakota
(605) 397-8422
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125 E 4TH AVE
605-397-8381
Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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