Groton, Massachusetts Population 2024

1,817

Groton is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. Groton has a 2024 population of 1,817. Groton is currently growing at a rate of 10.52% annually and its population has increased by 61.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,127 in 2020.

The average household income in Groton is $193,179 with a poverty rate of 4.85%. The median age in Groton is 29.5 years: 26.3 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Groton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Groton was:

  • White: 84.85%
  • Two or more races: 5.23%
  • Other race: 3.94%
  • Black or African American: 3.06%
  • Asian: 2.92%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,086.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
61.22% (690)
The current population of Groton, Massachusetts is 1,817 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,127.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,24984.85%
Two or more races775.23%
Other race583.94%
Black or African American453.06%
Asian432.92%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Groton Population by Race

Groton Population Pyramid 2024

Groton Median Age

29.5

Total

26.3

Male

39.1

Female

Groton Adults

There are 1,131 adults, (209 of whom are seniors) in Groton.

Groton Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Groton Sex Ratio

Female77252.45%
Male70047.55%

Groton Population by Age

Groton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3813.3555.144.9
Non Family171028.171.9
Married1373.2881.818.2
Male5012.041000
Female232.430100

5.01

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Groton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade709.01%
Associates Degree597.59%
Bachelors Degree16921.75%
Graduate Degree15319.69%
High School Graduate12616.22%
Less Than 9th Grade557.08%
Some College14518.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Groton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Groton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White575556269
Hispanic6480
Other Race463830
Asian432323
Black41150
2+ Races24200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.7%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 65.22%.

Groton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$145,556$250,001
High School Graduate$74,063$138,363$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,147$0$41,635
Some College$0$0$0

$45,147

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$41,635

Average Female

Groton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Groton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Groton Language

87.78% of Groton residents speak only English, while 12.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.62% of the population.

Groton Language

Groton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,141383.33%
Black372259.46%
Other50816%
Hispanic79810.13%

4.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.5%

Male Poverty Rate

5.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Groton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Groton is Black, with 59.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Groton is White, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.24%.

Groton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.44%
High School19.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%
Some College0%

Groton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.67%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Groton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Groton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$191,250$278,714
Households$121,484$193,179
Married Families$187,321$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,313$63,949

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Groton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Groton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Groton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Groton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Groton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8
Korea4
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Groton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 748
55 to 644
75+4
18 to 340
35 to 540

Groton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White80.84%
Black48.89%
Other Race46.9%
Hispanic44.6%

Groton Veterans by Race

Groton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Groton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Groton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Groton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Groton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

27.58%

Born in Groton

91.51%

Native Born

8.49%

Foreign Born

6.39%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.51% of Groton residents were born in the United States, with 27.58% having been born in Massachusetts. 6.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Groton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,81717310.52%
20231,64417211.68%
20221,47217713.67%
20211,29516814.91%
20201,127-218-16.21%
20191,34519817.26%
20181,147-41-3.45%
20171,188252.15%
20161,163827.59%
20151,08114215.12%
2014939515.74%
2013888-137-13.37%
20121,025-52-4.83%
20111,077-47-4.18%
20101,12400%

Groton Population by Year