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Overview

Introduction to Groveland, Massachusetts

Groveland, Massachusetts, in Essex county, is 2 miles SE of Haverhill, Massachusetts (center to center) and 27 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Groveland History

Groveland was originally a part of Bradford, which was separated from the Town of Rowley in 1672. The Town of Groveland was incorporated on September 9, 1850. The bell of the Congregational Church of Groveland, which was crafted by Paul Revere, is the only bell in active service out of 900 bells made by Revere's company. Groveland lies in Essex County, which was founded on May 10, 1643.

Groveland and Nearby Attractions

  • Veasey Memorial Park
  • Bradford Ski Area
  • Stage Fort Park and Beach
  • Lawrence History Center
  • Georgetown Rowley State Forest
  • Brocklebank Museum

Things To Do In Groveland

Groveland has a number of parks nearby including the Georgetown Rowley State Forest, the Willowdale State Forest, the Harold Parker State Forest, and the Bradley Palmer State Park. The Lawrence History Center, the Bartlett Museum, Museum of Printing, and the Brocklebank Museum are also in close proximity. The Crane Pond, the Lower Pond, and the Johnsons Pond offer provisions for boating and fishing.

Groveland Transportation

General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Groveland Higher Education

The colleges close to Groveland include Northern Essex Community College, North Shore Community College, and Merrimack College.

People

Total Population 6,646
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 3,405
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34%
Median Earnings25+ $50,745
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,771
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,402

Wealth

Median Family Income $102,333
% Above Poverty Level 97.4%
% Below Poverty Level 2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,096
Median House Value $361,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 13.9%
Irish 26.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Groveland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles SE of Haverhill, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Essex
Standard Zip Codes 01834
Phone Area Codes 978
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.76
Longitude -71.031

Groveland 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 HAVERHILL
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Station MIDDLETON
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station READING
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boxford 2,366 $117,583
Georgetown 8,441 $123,199
Haverhill 62,079 $73,343
Merrimac 6,601 $93,015
North Andover 29,271 $128,571
West Newbury 4,427 $139,321

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Groveland Public Libraries

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Langley Adams Library
185 MAIN STREET
Groveland, Massachusetts
(978) 372-1732

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