Groveland is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 7,059 people and just one neighborhood, Groveland is the 222nd largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in Groveland was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Groveland are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Groveland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Groveland is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Groveland who work in management occupations (12.73%), office and administrative support (12.70%) and sales jobs (8.35%).
Also of interest is that Groveland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Groveland is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Groveland a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Groveland has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Groveland’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Groveland is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Groveland, the average commute to work is 31.20 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.