For population 25 years and over in Acton:
For population 15 years and over in Acton town:
40 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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+: New York, NY (249.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
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 ).
Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 70.93 W
Area code: 207
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-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 48% 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 above Maine state average. It is 69% 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 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
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from Acton center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
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: 16, Storms: 14, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joshua Maria Young - Bishop, Nathan Clifford Ricker - Architect.
Hospitals/medical centers near Acton:
Airports located in Acton:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Acton:
Private high school in Acton:
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Acton and their reported violations in the past:ACTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:POTTING SHED (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GARDEN GATE LUNCHEON & TEA ROOM (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Acton compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Acton town (based on York County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.08%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 45
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,481 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,248 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($169 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Acton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,066,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,178
Total average daily truck traffic: 162
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 3,268
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Acton)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Acton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 35 patent applications in 2008-2014.