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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,681
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+3,646
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married59.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.6%
Median Earnings25+$51,829
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,909
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,927

Wealth

Median Family Income$98,810
% Above Poverty Level98.3%
% Below Poverty Level1.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone16%
Median Gross Rent$1,259
Median House Value$372,600

Ancestry

Irish26%
Italian20.7%
French Except Basque14.3%
English13.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.2%
Polish8.5%
German7.1%
Portuguese5.7%
Canadian4.4%
Scottish3.2%
Swedish1.9%
Greek1.7%
Russian1.4%
Dutch1%
Welsh0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Iranian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Groveland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes1834
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.75
Approximate Longitude-71.03

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)

StationHAVERHILL
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
StationMIDDLETON
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationREADING
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boxford2,472$140,568
Georgetown8,514$127,212
Haverhill62,340$75,240
Merrimac6,695$115,121
North Andover29,705$129,578
West Newbury4,484$157,331

Groveland Public Libraries

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

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Groveland Public Schools

Elmer S Bagnall
253 School Street
ZIP: 1834
(978) 372-8856
Primary
Total Enrollment 562
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