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Groves is a city in Jefferson County, in the Beaumont-Port Arthur metro area.
The community was named for Sam Lee, settler.
The latitude of Groves is 29.948N. The longitude is -93.916W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,333.
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11% of Groves residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Groves ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Groves was $21,147, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Groves residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Groves, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $419. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $787.
Libraries in Groves include Groves Public Library ... View libraries
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Groves political report.
The average commute time for Groves workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Groves between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Groves include Groves/Port Arthur Area.
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