Acton, Massachusetts 

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Population

23,503

+9.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$120,865

Median Home Price

$694,700

Median Age

43.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.7

summer / winter


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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.
Zip Codes: 01720 01718
Cost of Living: 53.0% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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Acton, Ma Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living

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).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Acton is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
In the last Presidential election, Middlesex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.5% to 26.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Acton's population is 23,503 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $694,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.3%.

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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Housing Market in Acton

It's a good time to buy in Acton. Home Appreciation is up 16.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Acton is $694,700.
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01720 01718

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