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People

Total Population 2,522
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,152
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,063
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,134
Median House Value $210,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 26%
Irish 20.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Acton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County York
Standard Zip Codes 04001
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.534
Longitude -70.91

Acton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SANFORD 2 NNW
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station EAST HIRAM
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station DURHAM
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alfred 658 $75,089
Lebanon 6,094 $65,000
Newfield 1,455 $44,453
Sanford 20,864 $58,911
Shapleigh 2,679 $60,268
Waterboro 7,756 $69,038

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Acton Public Library
PO BOX 539
Acton, Maine
(207) 636-2781

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