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Groton

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    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade A minus
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade B minus
    3. Housing
      grade C+
    4. Nightlife
      grade A+
    5. Good for Families
      grade A minus
    6. Diversity
      grade A
    7. Jobs
      grade B minus
    8. Weather
      grade B minus
    9. Cost of Living
      grade B minus
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade A minus
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade A
    12. Commute
      grade A

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    Groton is a with a population of 38,634. Groton is in New London County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Groton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Groton there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Groton and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Groton are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $247,100
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $1,264
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      51%
    • Own
      49%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      86.9
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      34.8
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      17.4
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      76.5
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      827.7
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      93.5
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      11%
    • 10-17 years
      9%
    • 18-24 years
      16%
    • 25-34 years
      17%
    • 35-44 years
      9%
    • 45-54 years
      11%
    • 55-64 years
      11%
    • 65+ years
      16%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      17%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      21%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      30%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      26%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      6%
      national  11%

    Working in Groton

    Jobs
    grade B minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $68,849
    National
    $64,994

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