Acton, Massachusetts 

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Population

23,455

+9.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$120,865

Median Home Price

$586,200

Best Places to Live in Acton, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Acton, MA
 $649,000 
4 Apple Valley Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 3102 SqFt
 $649,000 
4 Apple Valley Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 3102 SqFt
 $519,000 
31 Adams St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1666 SqFt
 $587,000 
3 Minot Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 2359 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).


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
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 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Acton jobs have increased by 4.28%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Acton's cost of living is 68.70% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Acton's Cost of Living

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 9.73%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Acton is $586,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.42%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Acton

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

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01720 01718

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NEW LISTINGS IN ACTON MA
$649,000
4 Apple Valley Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$519,000
31 Adams St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$587,000
3 Minot Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$475,000
25 High St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$700,000
3 Brimstone Ln # 3
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$549,000
3 Hatch Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

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