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Center Groton, CT

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Center Groton's Livability

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  • B
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    Diversity
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    Crime
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About Center Groton, CT

Center Groton, CT is located in New London County in the state of Connecticut.

The total City Population for Center Groton is about 31,242 with about 381 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $200,200, which is roughly 38% lower than the Average Home Value of $322,586 for the state of Connecticut, and roughly 6% higher than the National Average of $188,692.

The Median Income Per Household is about $61,980, which is roughly 30% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $88,486 for the state of Connecticut, and roughly 7% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.

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Quick Stats

Center Groton Population 31,242
Average Home Value $200,200
Median Household Income $61,980
Median Age 30.2
Unemployment Rate 5.4% (New London County)
Politics 56.92% Democratic

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.29
Male Population Estimate: 54%
Female Population Estimate: 46%
Median Age: 30.2
Male Median Age: 27.9
Female Median Age: 34.1

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:80.4%
Black:11.2%
Hispanic:10.6%
Asian:8.3%
Other:3.5%
Indian:2.7%
Hawaiian:0.4%

Voting

New London County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Richard Blumenthal
U.S. Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
Chris Murphy
U.S. Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
Ned Lamont
State governor
Ned Lamont
Democratic Party

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 56.92%
Republican: 40.91%
Libertarian: 1.62%
Green: 0.54%
Other: 0.02%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Center Groton specifically.

Average # of Homicides for New London County: About 2.01004 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for New London County: About 283.159 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

New London County is about 49% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 2% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

Connecticut is ranked #8 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 76.79 out of 100.

8th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 66.97

The average living wage for the state of Connecticut is $34.13/hr, while the states minimum wage is $12.00/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Connecticut a minimum wage score of 69.14 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $6.38/hr, which gives Connecticut a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 39.63 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Connecticut is $270.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 69.33 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
Connecticut does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
Connecticut does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Connecticut does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
Connecticut does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
Connecticut does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
Connecticut does provide some form of paid family leave.
Connecticut does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Connecticut does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
Connecticut does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Connecticut does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Connecticut does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Connecticut does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
Connecticut does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
Connecticut does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
Connecticut does not have a "right-to-work" law.
Connecticut does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Connecticut does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
Connecticut does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Connecticut does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
Connecticut does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 06340
Latitude: 41.383700
Longitude: -72.027900
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: Northeast
Average Elevation: 21.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 860