Demographics

People

Total Population1,712
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+844
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married53.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.2%
Median Earnings25+$41,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,016

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,500
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26%
Median Gross Rent$819
Median House Value$166,300

Ancestry

German52%
Norwegian20.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.5%
Irish8.1%
English7.5%
Swedish5.2%
Polish3.2%
Dutch3.1%
Scottish2.7%
Russian1.7%
Greek1.5%
Italian1.2%
Czech1.1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Danishn0.9%
Finnish0.8%
Canadian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Luxemburger0.2%
Swiss0.2%
+ Show More

Groton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyBrown 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
Aberdeen28,124$72,140
Bristol370$70,417
Claremont63$53,125
Columbia123$68,750
Langford418$66,000
Pierpont154$76,125

Groton Public Libraries

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

library logo

More Information for Librarians

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
Sources :
Our Partner Listings
Additional Resources
Info for Groton Government Officials


Are you an official in the Groton government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.