Acton

Diverse and bustling, Acton is the largest town by population and one of the most diverse in our service area.

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Welcome to Acton

Diverse and bustling, Acton is the largest town by population and one of the most diverse in our service area. If you are looking for convenient access to shopping and restaurants, Acton is for you. Acton also boasts one of the best school systems in Greater Boston, with Acton/Boxborough High School consistently in the top 10 Massachusetts schools according to US News & World Report. Acton is also home to the amazing Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. A popular cycling and walking route through Acton and several adjoining towns, the Rail Trail coasts past the Nathaniel Alan Recreation Area (NARA) Park, with its concert venue, sandy beach and pristine pond. With median home prices the most competitive of our service area, Acton is a great value for your home investment.

Overview for Acton, MA

23,899 people live in Acton, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $67,118. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

23,899

Total Population

44 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$67,118

Average individual Income

Around Acton, MA

There's plenty to do around Acton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

35
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
39
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Assabet Co-op Market, Maynard Nutrition, and The Fat Rooster.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.24 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.62 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.51 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.67 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.96 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Acton, MA

Acton has 8,931 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Acton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,899 people call Acton home. The population density is 1,376.288 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

23,899

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44

Median Age

46.99 / 53.01%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,931

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$67,118

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Acton, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Acton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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