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Groton, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Groton had a population of 2,411 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Groton is located at latitude 42.5834 and longitude -76.3599 in Tompkins County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Groton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tompkins County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 997 feet.

The Village of Groton (GNIS ID: 2390874) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Groton is located within Town of Groton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tompkins County.

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, 2018.

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Groton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,411
Population in Households 2,344
Population in Familes 1,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 1,387
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $56,682
Average Household Income $69,719
Per Capita Income $28,754


Total Housing Units 1,030 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 637 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $127,018
Average Home Value $165,478


Total Households 971
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 604
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.31%
Households 0.08% 0.25%
Families 0.35% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Groton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Groton to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 554 54th
Population Density # 576 52nd
Diversity Index # 841 30th
Median Household Income # 705 41st
Per Capita Income # 761 36th

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