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Demographics

People

Total Population2,543
Male Share of the Population51.5%
Female Share of the Population48.5%
Senior Citizens23.1%
Employed Population 16+1,152
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married55.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,165
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,929
% Above Poverty Level91.9%
% Below Poverty Level8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone20.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,043
Median House Value$195,400

Ancestry

English26.1%
French Except Basque21.6%
Irish17.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16%
Italian6.7%
Scottish5.4%
Canadian5.1%
Swedish1.9%
Polish1.9%
Dutch1.5%
Danishn0.4%
German0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Russian0.2%
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Acton Almanac

CategoryValue
County York County
Standard Zip Codes4001
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.53
Approximate 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)

StationSANFORD 2 NNW
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp12 to 32 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationEAST HIRAM
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp3 to 28 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp32 to 58 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationDURHAM
Distance26.6 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alfred755$68,633
Lebanon6,118$68,266
Newfield1,435$49,792
Sanford20,887$56,627
Shapleigh2,683$60,417
Waterboro7,773$69,896

Acton Public Libraries

Acton Public Library
35 H ROAD
Acton, Maine
(207) 636-2781

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Acton Public Schools

Acton Elementary School
700 Milton Mills Road
ZIP: 4001
(207) 636-2100
Primary
Total Enrollment 194

Acton Private Schools

Maplestone
2435 Mryton Mills Rd
ZIP: 4041
Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
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