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01720 Zip Code (MA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 23,013
Zip code population in 2010: 21,361
Zip code population in 2000: 19,828

Houses and condos: 8,902
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,130
% of renters here:

25%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 01720: 135.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 19.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,167 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 01720
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.6% ($10,358)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,561)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,250 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,557 (1.7%)

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Males: 11,614  (50.5%)
Females: 11,398  (49.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 01720:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 78.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 45.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 01720:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Zip code 01720 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 01720 (2017)
    • 16,17581.6%White
    • 3,91519.7%Asian
    • 5442.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3301.7%Two or more races
    • 2251.1%Black
    • 1580.8%Some other race
    • 110.06%American Indian
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 22,353
Rural population: 659

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $634,245
01720:

$634,245
Massachusetts:

$385,400



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 01720 zip code as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 01720 is 7,654 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 01720, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $136,217 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$136,217
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $118,067 (reported on 84.7% of returns)
Here:

$118,067
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.7% for AGIs below $25k, 70.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,694 (reported on 58.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,694
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,099 (reported on 46.0% of returns)
Here:

$8,099
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$28,943 (reported on 41.0% of returns)
Here:

+$28,943
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$24,963 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

+$24,963
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $22,670 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
01720:

$22,670
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,967 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
01720:

$18,967
Massachusetts:

$20,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $34,008 (16% of AGI, reported on 58.7% of returns)
Here:

$34,008
State:

$28,907

Here:

16.3% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.7% for AGIs below $25k, 17.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,475 (reported on 50.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,475
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $19,382 (reported on 58.6% of returns)
01720:

$19,382
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,563 (reported on 4.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,563
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 45.5%
Here:

46%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 41.5% for AGIs below $25k, 45.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 49.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 42.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 52.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 01720, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $99,218 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$99,218
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $90,832 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$90,832
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 139.9% for AGIs below $10k, 65.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,997 (reported on 73.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,997
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,469 (reported on 52.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,469
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$14,916 (reported on 46.2% of returns)
Here:

+$14,916
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -9.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$23,303 (reported on 19.1% of returns)
Here:

+$23,303
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 10.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,334 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
01720:

$3,334
Massachusetts:

$3,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $13,822 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
Here:

$13,822
Massachusetts:

$14,516
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $27,079 (18% of AGI, reported on 59.4% of returns)
Here:

$27,079
State:

$22,573

Here:

18.0% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 28.3% for AGIs below $10k, 26.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 18.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 20.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,872 (2% of AGI, reported on 54.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,872
State:

$3,295

Here:

1.8% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $19,795 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
01720:

$19,795
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,129 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,129
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 47.3%
Here:

47%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 42.8% for AGIs below $10k, 51.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 47.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 49.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$139,270
Massachusetts:

$77,385
01720 map Nearest zip codes: 01718, 01754, 01460, 01742, 01719, 01775.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.8%
Massachusetts:

46.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 379
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,240


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 134 (136 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,744 (2,695 now married, 2,024 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 01720 with a mortgage: 4,545 (81 second mortgage, 805 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,874

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,989
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $1,316

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

3.4%
Whole state:

10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

1.7%
Whole state:

5.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.8
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 01720: South Acton Station (A), Nashoba Club (B), Acton Plaza (C), Victory Plaza (D), Assabet Plaza (E), Concord-Acton Industrial Park (F), Acton Fire Department Station 1 (G), West Acton Fire Station (H), South Acton Fire Station (I), Acton Memorial Library (J), Acton Town Hall (K), Conant School Library (L), Citizens Library Association of West Acton (M), Discovery Museum (N), Faulkner House (O), Hosmer House Museum (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Acton Shopping Center (1), Acton Mall (2), Acton Shopping Center (3), Acton Mall Shopping Center (4), Acton Plaza Shopping Center (5), Baybank Plaza Shopping Center (6), First National Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 01720 include: West Acton Baptist Church (A), South Acton Congregational Church (B), Saint Matthews Church (C), Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church (D), Good Shepherd Church (E), Faith Evangelical Free Church (F), Acton Korean Church (G), Acton Congregational Church (H), Acton Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Forest Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2), Mount Hope Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Grassy Pond (A), Barkers Pond (B), Ice House Pond (C), Assabet River Reservoir (D), Nashoba Brook Reservoir (E), Fort Pond Brook Reservoir (F), South Acton Swamp (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Butter Brook (A), Nagog Brook (B), Guggins Brook (C), Inch Brook (D), Heath Hen Meadow Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 01720 include: Stonymeade Conservation Land (1), Jones Field (2), Acton Arboretum (3), Nagog Hill Conservation Area (4), Community Gardens (5), Elm Street Playground (6), Gardner Field (7), Goward Field (8), Grassy Pond Conservation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 3422014 or later
  • 2012010 to 2013
  • 9492000 to 2009
  • 1,3641990 to 1999
  • 7881980 to 1989
  • 1,7051970 to 1979
  • 1,5931960 to 1969
  • 1,0211950 to 1959
  • 2531940 to 1949
  • 7661939 or earlier

Zip code 01720 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 01720
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 01720
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2401 bedroom
  • 7282 bedrooms
  • 2,0683 bedrooms
  • 3,1564 bedrooms
  • 5255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 01720
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 01720
  • 52no bedroom
  • 7201 bedroom
  • 9852 bedrooms
  • 783 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 01720 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 01720 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 56no vehicle
  • 9911 vehicle
  • 3,6012 vehicles
  • 1,5573 vehicles
  • 2084 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 01720 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 01720 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 238no vehicle
  • 1,0401 vehicle
  • 7172 vehicles
  • 1053 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

  • Zip code 01720 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 01720 household income distribution in 2017
  • 294Less than $10,000
  • 216$10,000 to $14,999
  • 118$15,000 to $19,999
  • 170$20,000 to $24,999
  • 168$25,000 to $29,999
  • 133$30,000 to $34,999
  • 107$35,000 to $39,999
  • 91$40,000 to $44,999
  • 173$45,000 to $49,999
  • 366$50,000 to $59,999
  • 482$60,000 to $74,999
  • 743$75,000 to $99,999
  • 951$100,000 to $124,999
  • 904$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,255$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,744$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 01720

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 01720
  • 44Less than $10,000
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 63$100,000 to $124,999
  • 92$125,000 to $149,999
  • 91$150,000 to $174,999
  • 65$175,000 to $199,999
  • 128$200,000 to $249,999
  • 177$250,000 to $299,999
  • 629$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,372$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,353$500,000 to $749,999
  • 937$750,000 to $999,999
  • 376$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 8$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 01720

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 01720
  • 14Less than $100
  • 31$100 to $149
  • 35$150 to $199
  • 28$200 to $249
  • 61$250 to $299
  • 40$350 to $399
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 7$600 to $649
  • 24$650 to $699
  • 21$700 to $749
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 94$800 to $899
  • 137$900 to $999
  • 521$1,000 to $1,249
  • 479$1,250 to $1,499
  • 378$1,500 to $1,999
  • 225$2,000 to $2,499
  • 84$2,500 to $2,999
  • 23$3,500 or more
  • 37No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,387.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $654,742
  • Black or African American householders: $751,515
  • Asian householders: $740,872
  • Some other race householders: $1,231,830
  • Two or more races householders: $532,150
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $1,293,520

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $634,245
01720:

$634,245
Massachusetts:

$385,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $478,986 - $772,063

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $665,285
Here:

$665,285
State:

$481,855

Townhouses or other attached units: $442,297
Here:

$442,297
State:

$464,513

In 2-unit structures: $482,873
Here:

$482,873
State:

$452,265

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $487,721
Here:

$487,721
State:

$450,840

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $229,101
Here:

$229,101
State:

$471,079
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 01720

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,666
  • One, attached: 492
  • Two: 329
  • 3 or 4: 181
  • 5 to 9: 430
  • 10 to 19: 834
  • 20 to 49: 725
  • 50 or more: 206
  • Mobile homes: 34

Unemployment: 2.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 01720

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 01720
  • 82.4%10,003Drove a car alone
  • 3.5%425Carpooled
  • 0.3%38Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.1%133Subway or elevated
  • 4.5%551Railroad
  • 0.1%13Motorcycle
  • 0.1%7Bicycle
  • 1.0%120Walked
  • 0.3%33Other means
  • 7.1%867Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 01720

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 01720
  • 214Less than 5 minutes
  • 6465 to 9 minutes
  • 1,30410 to 14 minutes
  • 99815 to 19 minutes
  • 98620 to 24 minutes
  • 50425 to 29 minutes
  • 1,18330 to 34 minutes
  • 61535 to 39 minutes
  • 98040 to 44 minutes
  • 1,85145 to 59 minutes
  • 1,55360 to 89 minutes
  • 45090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 77.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,831
  • In family households: 20,158 (3,937 male householders, 2,430 female householders)
    5,758 spouses, 7,408 children (7,052 natural, 260 adopted, 97 stepchildren), 21 grandchildren, 59 brothers or sisters, 111 parents, 58 other relatives, 144 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,656 (915 male householders (759 living alone)), 1,260 female householders (1,060 living alone)), 476 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 186 (129 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,419 2-persons, 1,689 3-persons, 1,654 4-persons, 465 5-persons, 86 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,821 1-person, 305 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 16 4-persons

5,228 married couples with children.
371 single-parent households (45 men, 326 women).

71.5% of residents of 01720 zip code speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% very well, 6% well, 7% not well).
11.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% very well, 16% well, 2% not well, 1% not at all).
15.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% very well, 19% well, 5% not well, 7% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (94% very well, 4% well, 2% not well).

Foreign born population: 6,088 (26.5%)
(60.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

26.5%
Whole state:

16.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 31%Bangladesh
  • 7%Romania
  • 6%Japan
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 3%Hong Kong
  • 2%Belgium
  • 2%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 01720
  • 8%Irish
  • 6%European
  • 6%English
  • 4%American
  • 4%Russian
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Eastern European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0372010 or later
  • 1,9472000 to 2009
  • 2,2031990 to 1999
  • 1,137Before 1990

Zip code 01720 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • WR GRACE & CO CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS DIV (50 INDEPENDENCE ROAD in ACTON, MA)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1980-0003, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-01-1988-0005, ICIS-01-1997-0232,
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1980-0003, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-01-1988-0005, ICIS-01-1997-0232,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS; MOLDED, EXTRUDED, AND LATHE-CUT MECHANICAL RUBBER GOODS; CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: CORRUGATED AND SOLID FIBER BOX MANUFACTURING.; SYNTHETIC RUBBER MANUFACTURING.; NONCELLULOSIC ORGANIC FIBER MANUFACTURING.; ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: GRACE W R & CO, W R GRACE & CO, W. R. GRACE & CO., INC., W.R. GRACE & CO INC (ACTON PLANT), W. R. GRACE & CO. CONN. CONST. PROD. DIV., WR GRACE & COMPANY
  • MOBIL OIL PROSPECT MOBIL (204 MAIN ST in ACTON, MA)
    STATE MASTER (MA-EPICS) - RCRAINFO-MAD985296078, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: EXXONMOBIL OIL CORPORATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , EXXONMOBIL OIL CORP (CONTACT/OWNER) , MOBIL 11895 (CONTACT/REGULATORY)
    Alternative names: EXXONMOBIL OIL CORP, EXXONMOBIL OIL CORP SS 232, EXXONMOBIL OIL CORP SS 232, MOBIL 11895, MOBIL OIL CORP SS 232, SOUTH ACTON MOBIL
  • ACTON BOXBORO REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (96 HAYWARD RD in ACTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-600505
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: ACTON-BOXBOROUGH (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: ACTON BOXBORO REG HS, ACTON-BOXBOROUGH REG HIGH
  • BOC GASES (37 LAWSBROOK ROAD in ACTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL GASES
    Alternative names: AIRCO GASSES BOC GROUP, AIRCO GASSES BOC GRP, AIRCO INDUSTRIAL, AIRCO INDL. GASES, AIRCO WELDING PRODUC, B O C GASES, BOC GASSES BOC GROUP
  • MCCARTHY-TOWNE (13 CHARTER ROAD in ACTON, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-002015
    Organizations: ACTON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MERRIAM (11 CHARTER ROAD in ACTON, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-002010
    Organizations: ACTON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DOUGLAS (21 ELM STREET in ACTON, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-002020
    Organizations: ACTON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • LUTHER CONANT (80 TAYLOR ROAD in ACTON, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-002030
    Organizations: ACTON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ACTON LANDFILL (14 FOREST RD in ACTON, MA)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
    Organizations: ACTON TOWN OF HIGHWAY DEPT (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ACTON TOWN HIGHWAY DEPT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ACTON LANDFILL AND HIGHWAY DEPT, ACTON TOWN OF HWY DEPT
  • ACTON LINCOLN MERCURY INC (196 GREAT RD in ACTON, MA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: TIRE RETREADING.
    Organizations: ACTON CONTINENTAL TRUST (CONTACT/OWNER) , JOHN P BELLANTONI (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: PATRIOT LINCOLN MERCURY
  • DUDS CLEANERS (295 MAIN ST in ACTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: SOAP AND OTHER DETERGENTS, EXCEPT SPECIALTY CLEANERS
  • LOMBARDO LOAM GRAVEL CO INC (30 STOW ST in ACTON, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ATLANTIC-ACTON RELATY LIMITED (ROUTE 62 in ACTON, MA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
    Organizations: LEOMINSTER WWTP (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MASS MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ATLANTIC-ACTON REALTY LIMITED, MASSACHUSETTS MUTUAL LIFE INS

Zip code 01720 marital status for males
Zip code 01720 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 29.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood

Population in 1990: 15,514. Population change in the 1990s: +4,314 (+27.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,997
  • Northeast: 3,850
  • Midwest: 1,233
  • South: 1,109
  • West: 456

61% of the 01720 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

88% of the 01720 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in 01720

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 127
Here:

4.6%
Massachusetts:

8.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 140
Here:

8.1%
Massachusetts:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 379
Here:

46.8%
Massachusetts:

47.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 126,783Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 125,397Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 123,124Management occupations
  • 104,505Business and financial operations occupations
  • 97,974Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 96,275Life, physical, and social science occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (ACTON, MA):

  • PASSPORT SYSTEMS, INC (15 CRAIG RD; small business) : $3,268,715 in 3 contracts in 2005
    $1,650,051 with Navy for Physical Sciences -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2005-12-05. Completion date: 2006-06-30.
    $1,601,164, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-04. Completion date: 2005-10-04.
    $17,500 with Navy for Engineering and Technical Services. Signed on 2005-04-04. Completion date: 2005-07-01.
  • NATIONAL QUALITY ASSURANCE - U (4 POST OFFICE SQ; small business) : $1,769,022 in 40 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Professional Services, Other Special Studies and Analyses, Program Evaluation Services, Maps, Atlases, Charts, and Globes, and more by NASA, Air Force, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Army, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $120,000; 2001: $315,350; 2002: $401,300; 2003: $334,350; 2004: $11,366; 2005: $237,366; 2006: $311,490.

    Biggest contracts:
    $375,000 with NASA for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2002-07-15. Completion date: 2005-08-15.
    $289,230, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-06. Completion date: 2008-08-31.
    $207,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2005-08-15.
    $196,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-16. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • WIDE NET TECHNOLOGIES, INC (33 NAGOG PARK; small business) : $839,457 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    $375,000 with Air Force for Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2005-07-18. Completion date: 2007-07-16.
    $364,501, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-12. Completion date: 2007-07-16.
    $99,956 with Air Force for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-04-26. Completion date: 2005-04-26.
  • MAGNETIC SCIENCES (367 ARLINGTON STREET; small business) : $548,794 in 5 contracts from 2001 to 2004
    Contracts for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D) by Navy, Department of Defense, U.S. Special Operations Command
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $204,196; 2002: $124,024; 2003: $169,700; 2004: $50,874; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $204,196 with Navy for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2001-04-04. Completion date: 2001-08-22.
    $169,700 with Department of Defense for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2003-04-09. Completion date: 2003-04-09.
    $98,918, same as above. Signed on 2002-05-22. Completion date: 2002-11-22.
    $50,874 with U.S. Special Operations Command for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2004-02-11. Completion date: 2004-04-09.
  • SUMMERFIELD REALTY TRUST (409 LITTLETON RD; small business) : $208,909 in 5 contracts from 2000 to 2002
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Natural Resources Conservation Service, Soil Conservation Service (disused code)
    Signed by year: 2000: $80,000; 2001: $0; 2002: $128,909; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $69,909 with Natural Resources Conservation Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2006-08-15.
    $59,000 with Soil Conservation Service (disused code) for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2002-01-15. Completion date: 2006-08-15.
    $40,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-15. Completion date: 2001-07-15.
    $40,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-03-15. Completion date: 2001-07-15.
  • INDUS RIVER NETWORKS, INC (31 NAGOG PARK; small business)
    $48,000 with Navy for ADP Support Equipment. Signed on 2000-07-11. Completion date: 2001-07-10.
  • HONEYWELL-SENSING AND CONTROL (100 DISCOVERY WAY)
    $36,540 with Defense Logistics Agency for Resistors. Signed on 2001-07-17. Completion date: 2001-10-25.
  • OVERHEAD DOOR CO OF MIDDLESEX (19 CRAIG RD; small business) : $27,020 in 3 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $20,450 with Army for Miscellaneous Prefabricated Structures. Signed on 2006-03-28. Completion date: 2006-04-24.
    $5,770 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Warehouse Buildings. Signed on 2005-12-20. Completion date: 2006-02-06.
    $800, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-28. Completion date: 2006-02-06.
  • CARA D LEONE (5 MOHEGAN ROAD; small business) : $24,993 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $10,236 with Army for Technical Assistance. Signed on 2002-06-14. Completion date: 2003-06-16.
    $10,236, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-23. Completion date: 2003-06-16.
    $4,521, same as above. Signed on 2003-01-29. Completion date: 2003-06-16.
  • ACTON ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING (533 MAIN ST) : $10,700 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $7,200 with Army for Equipment and Materials Testing -- Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment. Taking place in NJ. Signed on 2002-04-29. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $3,500 with Navy for Technical Representation Services -- Alarm, Signal, and Security Detection Systems. Signed on 2005-12-15. Completion date: 2006-01-16.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 7 establishments, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Engineering Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 1-4: 13)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Electronic Parts and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 4, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 3)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 129 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED74$322,026500$330,2502,507$309,544106$141,46844$286,2152$129,985
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$366,76532$344,074125$312,50718$186,6994$168,4780$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$302,89836$308,486221$308,21816$190,17918$165,0942$10,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$294,86868$364,177277$306,5126$243,30512$223,5790$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$467,95514$247,92495$316,2142$334,5604$92,4950$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3631.01 , 3631.02, 3632.01, 3632.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$338,53130$330,019
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$316,72112$287,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$235,5704$241,975
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$410,3304$242,475
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$369,9650$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3631.01 , 3631.02, 3632.01, 3632.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 01720
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 01720 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 01720 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8874.8 years
Mary8882.9 years
William5670.2 years
Margaret5582.5 years
Helen5180.9 years
Robert4670.5 years
Ruth3983.7 years
George3777.1 years
Joseph3676.1 years
Dorothy3680.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 01720 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2782.0 years
Anderson1378.7 years
Johnson1182.6 years
Clark1081.1 years
Davis1084.5 years
Brown1077.3 years
Hayward976.5 years
Peterson878.2 years
Nelson880.0 years
Miller871.6 years
Businesses in zip code 01720
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1New Balance3
Ann Taylor1Nike1
CVS2Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Chico's1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts5Stop & Shop1
FedEx8Subaru1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block1Talbots1
J. Jill1Trader Joe's1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS6
MasterBrand Cabinets3
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