Acton, Massachusetts 

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Population

23,455

+9.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.2%

Median Income

$120,865

Median Home Price

$575,100

Best Places to Live in Acton, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Acton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living
 $519,000 
5 Quail Run Unit 5
Bed 2 | Bath 3 | 2152 SqFt
 $599,000 
113 Central St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1251 SqFt
 $825,000 
46 Summer St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3728 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Acton
Zip Codes: 01720 01718
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Acton is 2.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Acton jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Acton's cost of living is 53.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Acton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Acton, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Acton's population is 23,455 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Acton is $575,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Acton public schools spend $12,742 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Acton. More Education



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01720 01718

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NEW LISTINGS IN ACTON
$519,000
5 Quail Run Unit 5
Bed 2 | Bath 3

$599,000
113 Central St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$825,000
46 Summer St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$519,900
20 Cherokee Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$500,000
26 Mohawk Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$550,000
21 Henley Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$459,900
36 Minuteman Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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