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Groton is a city in Brown County, in the Aberdeen metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Groton. For links to other places called Groton, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Groton is 45.451N. The longitude is -98.1W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,302 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,338.
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43% of Groton residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Groton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Groton was $17,248, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Groton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Groton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $734.
Libraries in Groton include Wage Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Groton include Groton Daily Independent
Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Groton political report.
The average commute time for Groton workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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