Acton, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,447. Population change since 2000: +14.1%
 
Males: 1,247  (51.0%)
Females: 1,200  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04001.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,522 (it was $39,036 in 2000)
Acton:

$49,522
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,458 (it was $19,447 in 2000)

Acton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $231,063 (it was $121,800 in 2000)
Acton:

$231,063
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $262,003; Detached houses: $278,498; Townhouses or other attached units: $338,629; In 2-unit structures: $243,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,059; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,289; Mobile homes: $62,141
  • Races in Acton, ME (2010)

    Acton races chart
    • 2,37897.2%White alone
    • 301.2%Hispanic
    • 100.4%Black alone
    • 100.4%American Indian alone
    • 110.4%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

Races in Acton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Acton: 113.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.9%), Irish (13.4%), French (13.1%), French Canadian (9.5%), United States (9.2%), German (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/06/1830

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 37.7 square miles.

Population density: 65 people per square mile   (very low).

Acton,ME real estate house value index trend

Acton, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Acton:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Acton town:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

40 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
Maine:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Acton town:  1.0% ($1,267)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (34.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (85.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (240.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Milton Mills, NH (1.9 miles ), Shapleigh, ME (2.1 miles ), Sanbornville, NH (2.2 miles ), Wakefield, NH (2.3 miles ), Union, NH (2.5 miles ), Newfield, ME (2.6 miles ), Brookfield, NH (2.6 miles ), Milton, NH (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 70.93 W

Area code: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Acton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Acton, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Acton, Maine average temperatures Acton, Maine average precipitation Acton, Maine humidity Acton, Maine wind speed Acton, Maine snowfall Acton, Maine sunshine Acton, Maine clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Acton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Acton town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.0 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Acton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from Acton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 149.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.7 miles away from Acton center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 14, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Acton topographic map

Birthplace of: Joshua Maria Young - Bishop, Nathan Clifford Ricker - Architect.

Hospitals and medical centers near Acton:

  • HUGGINS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WOLFEBORO, NH)
  • VNA HOSPICE OF S CARROLL CO AND VICINITY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; WOLFEBORO, NH)
  • WOLFEBORO BAY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WOLFEBORO, NH)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OSSIPEE, NH)
  • SANFORD HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SANFORD, ME)
  • YOUR VNA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)

airports located in Acton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Acton:

  • University of New England (about 29 miles; Biddeford, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 29 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 30 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 34 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 36 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 38 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Plymouth State University (about 41 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Private high school in Acton:

  • MAPLESTONE (Students: 32, Location: 2435 MRYTON MILLS RD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Acton:

See full list of schools located in Acton

Library in Acton:

  • ACTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,442; Location: 35 H ROAD/ROUTE 109; 7,100 books; 75 audio materials; 80 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Acton: Camp Sa -Gis -Ca (A), Acton Fairgrounds (B), Acton Volunteer Fire Department (C), Acton Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Acton: Maple Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wilson Lake (A), Hansen Pond (B), Loon Pond (C), Moose Pond (D), Swan Pond (E), Great East Lake (F), Salmon Falls River Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Heath Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

York County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.3. This is better than average.

City:

57.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.5%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Maine average:

11.2

Acton travel time to work - commute Acton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Acton town (based on York County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,28316
Mainline Protestant11,48064
Evangelical Protestant6,08651
Other1,84718
Orthodox6253
Black Protestant1191
None136,691-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
York County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
York County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
York County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

24.0%
Maine:

25.0%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($365 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.47% ($34,596 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($34,957)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.39% ($50,026)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.36% ($34,730 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.45% ($34,055)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.33% ($51,177)

Strongest AM radio stations in Acton:

  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHX (1220 AM; 1 kW; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Acton:

  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Acton:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
Acton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Acton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $2,178,000Total costs
  • 2,213Total average daily traffic
  • 176Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,320Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Acton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fire Dept Rt 109 & H Rd (Lat: 43.530639 Lon: -70.905056), Call Sign: KSZ322, Licensee ID: L00041130
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8600 MHzGrant Date: 04/12/1999, Expiration Date: 04/26/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2001Registrant: Acton, Town Of, 1725 Route 109, Acton, ME 04001-0604, Phone: (207) 636-1017
  • Blueberry Hill Road (Lat: 43.482028 Lon: -70.916167), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPUF515, Licensee ID: L00040826
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.410 MHz, 154.995 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2002, Expiration Date: 08/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002, Certifier: Benjamin C GoreRegistrant: County Of York, 45 Kennebunk Road, Alfred, ME 04002, Phone: (207) 324-1046, Fax: (207) 324-1299, Email:
  • 437 Sam Page Road (Lat: 43.534722 Lon: -70.904722), Call Sign: WQCG858
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.762 MHz, 467.812 MHz, 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHz, 467.787 MHz, 467.837 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2005, Expiration Date: 03/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2015, Certifier: Heather WhiteRegistrant: Office Manager, 437 Sam Page Road, Acton, ME 04001, Phone: (207) 636-3576, Fax: (207) 636-1735, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Acton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7877W , Serial Number: 28-1901, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/1964
    Registrant (Corporation): Extra Gold LLC, Po Box 630, Acton, ME 04001

Drinking water stations with addresses in Acton and their reported violations in the past:

IRON TAILS SALOON (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
APPLE VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
ACTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-07-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE SHED (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-17-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2008)
  • 27 routine major monitoring violations
  • 17 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Acton compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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Total of 45 patent applications in 2008-2016.