Zip Code 01720 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameActon
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code351 / 978
Current Population:21361
Racial Majority:White 74.56%
Public School Racial Majority:White 63.6%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$128584
Average Adjusted Gross Income$141590
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time33.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range151 - 259 ft.
Area20 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.47975922, -71.44233704

Zip Code 01720 Description

Zip Code 01720 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01720 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 01720 is ACTON, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01720 are contained within or border the city limits of Maynard, MA, West Concord, MA, . Zip code 01720 is within area code 351 and area code 978. 01720 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01720 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 01720 increased to 21361 from 19828 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01720 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 01720 public schools is White. 5% of students in 01720 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16550 74.56% 16175 +2%
 Black Or African American 86 0.39% 225 -62%
 Hispanic 444 2% 544 -18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.15% 11 +200%
 Asian 4630 20.86% 3915 +18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 158 0.07% 158 -91%
 Two Or More Races 330 1.98% 330 +33%

Zip Code 01720 Race/Ethnicity

 White 63.6%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 3.2%
 Asian 27.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 01720 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2136119828
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households7962
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
42.9%
Median Household Income$128584
Income Under $50K Per Year14.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year62.40%
01720 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 3Lori TrahanDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$468718
Average Real Estate Sale Price$448768
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 01720 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15172636465560595039312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384658707883817362503959
Avg Precip (In.)4.153.274.064.053.653.653.653.613.824.124.43.9646.37
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type01720
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours