The City of Groton had a population of 1,459 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,415|
|Population in Familes||1,157|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||44|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||644 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||413 (64.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||171 (26.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||60 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$120,290|
|Average Home Value||$157,790|
|Median Household Income||$66,409|
|Average Household Income||$81,587|
|Per Capita Income||$32,989|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.27%|
|Per Capita Income||2.95%|
The table below compares Groton to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 Density1||# 122||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 287||26th|
|Median Household Income||# 25||94th|
|Per Capita Income||# 36||91st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.