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Demographics

People

Total Population1,905
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+1,067
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married60.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.6%
Median Earnings25+$36,883
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,775

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,641
% Above Poverty Level96.2%
% Below Poverty Level3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone25.6%
Median Gross Rent$759
Median House Value$160,300

Ancestry

German47.7%
Norwegian20%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.8%
Irish8.1%
English7.9%
Swedish4.4%
Dutch3.6%
Polish2.5%
Scottish2%
Russian1.9%
Danishn1.6%
Italian1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Greek0.9%
Czech0.9%
Canadian0.8%
Finnish0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
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Groton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brown County
Standard Zip Codes57445
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.45
Approximate Longitude-98.1

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)

StationABERDEEN RGNL AP
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip20.2 inches
StationBRITTON
Distance28.7 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 21 F
Apr Temp32 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip20.6 inches
StationWAUBAY NATL WILDLIFE REF
Distance36.3 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip20.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aberdeen27,783$61,820
Bristol350$53,750
Claremont124$48,750
Columbia149$61,250
Langford417$67,500
Pierpont150$70,625

Groton Public Libraries

Wage Memorial Library
209 N MAIN
Groton, South Dakota
(605) 397-8422

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Groton Public Schools

Groton Area Elementary - 02
810 N 1st St
ZIP: 57445
(605) 397-2317
Primary
Total Enrollment 272
Groton Area High School - 01
406 N 2nd Street
ZIP: 57445
(605) 397-8381
High
Total Enrollment 193
Groton Area Ms - 04
406 N 2nd Street
ZIP: 57445
(605) 397-8381
Middle
Total Enrollment 131
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