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Acton Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Acton Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
24,021

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.2%
5 - 17:
21.3%
18 - 24:
5.5%
25 - 34:
7.9%
35 - 54:
31.3%
55 - 64:
14.4%
Over 65 Years:
15.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
3.1%
3.1%
96.7%
96.7%
74.4%
74.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Acton
USA
$62,558
$62,558
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Acton
USA
$137,981
$137,981
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
2.8%

Employment Industries in Acton

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Education
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Retail
Finance
Administration
Information Technology
Construction
Accommodation
Other
Public Service
22.9%
22.9%
13.9%
13.9%
12.4%
12.4%
10.6%
10.6%
7.8%
7.8%
5.5%
5.5%
4.6%
4.6%
3.8%
3.8%
3.0%
3.0%
2.8%
2.8%
2.8%
2.8%
2.6%
2.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Asian
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black or African American
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
64.2%
64.2%
23.7%
23.7%
4.7%
4.7%
3.6%
3.6%
3.5%
3.5%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
English
Italian
German
French
Ugandan
French Canadian
European
Scottish
Polish
Russian
Swedish
Brazilian
Greek
Eastern European
Lithuanian
Nigerian
Portuguese
Dutch
Austrian
15.4%
15.4%
10.9%
10.9%
9.5%
9.5%
8.4%
8.4%
4.4%
4.4%
2.9%
2.9%
2.5%
2.5%
2.4%
2.4%
2.3%
2.3%
2.2%
2.2%
2.2%
2.2%
2.0%
2.0%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Chinese
Langs. of India
Other Asian languages
Spanish
Russian
French
Portuguese
African languages
Korean
German/Yiddish
Vietnamese
Slavic languages
Japanese
Scandinavian languages
Hungarian
Polish
Arabic
Native American languages
Greek
67.6%
67.6%
8.6%
8.6%
6.7%
6.7%
2.8%
2.8%
2.3%
2.3%
2.3%
2.3%
2.3%
2.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Acton Residents:
26.9%