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Known as a submarine base and manufacturing site

Groton is a city in New London County, in the Norwich-New London metro area.

The community was named after town in England
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Connecticut named Groton. For links to other places called Groton, CT, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Groton is 41.35N. The longitude is -72.078W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,237.


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Median household income
Local
$40,515
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Groton demographic reports
Groton is between the Thames and Mystic rivers, on Long Island Sound
The first U.S. nuclear submarine was launched here in 1954
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 30. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Pierre J. Thuot, astronaut
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Bluff Point Coastal Reserve, Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, Haley Farm
Historic sites and museums: Fort Griswold Battlefield, Ebenezer Avery House, Jabez Smith House, Submarine Force Museum
Colleges and universities: University of Connecticut - Avery Point Campus
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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12% of Groton residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $22,239, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Groton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Groton include Groton Bank Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Groton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $569.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,079.


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Libraries in Groton include Bill Memorial Library, Groton Public Library ... View libraries

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Groton restaurants taking online reservations include Octagon ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Groton workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Groton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 7.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Groton include Best Western Olympic Inn, Days Inn & Suites Groton, Flagship Inn & Suites, Groton Inn & Suites, Howard Johnson, Knights Inn Groton, Quality Inn, Super 8.

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