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Groton is a village in Tompkins County, in the Ithaca metro area.
The community was named after Groton, CT, and Groton, MA.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Groton. For links to other places called Groton, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Groton is 42.587N. The longitude is -76.367W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 997 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,497.
The village was once home of the Smith Corona typewriter company, which moved out in 1983; failing to keep pace with the computer age, the firm later filed for bankruptcy.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Groton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tompkins County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13073 ZIP code.
17% of Groton residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $18,108, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Groton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Groton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $816.
Libraries in Groton include Groton Public Library ... View libraries
Tompkins County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Groton political report.
The average commute time for Groton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Groton, NYPros: Nice community between Ithaca and Cortland, NY...
Cons: Sometimes it is difficult for new businesses wishing to locate there to do so because of the many "hoops that have to be jumped through"...
This is a good place to Raise kids, volunteer, observe the community as your family grows.
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