The City of Groton had a population of 1,473 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Groton is located at latitude 45.4517 and longitude -98.1001 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Groton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,302 feet.
The City of Groton (GNIS ID: 1267410) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Groton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||548|
|Daytime Population: Residents||610|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,158|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.79|
|Population in Households||1,429|
|Population in Familes||1,165|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||44|
|Median Household Income||$68,102|
|Average Household Income||$82,328|
|Per Capita Income||$33,138|
|Total Housing Units||645 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||421 (65.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||166 (25.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||58 ( 9.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$131,746|
|Average Home Value||$166,726|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.24%|
|Per Capita Income||2.98%|
The table below compares Groton to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 52||87th|
|Population Density||# 119||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 279||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 25||94th|
|Per Capita Income||# 47||88th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.