The City of Groton had a population of 1,468 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||1,424|
|Population in Familes||1,164|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||44|
|Median Household Income||$68,301|
|Average Household Income||$84,489|
|Per Capita Income||$34,003|
|Total Housing Units||640 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||402 (62.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||183 (28.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||55 ( 8.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$142,486|
|Average Home Value||$200,248|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.03%|
|Per Capita Income||3.5%|
The table below compares Groton to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 51||87th|
|Population Density||# 123||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 265||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 29||93rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 63||84th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.