Town of


472 Main St. Acton, MA 01720

Phone: 978-929-6600

Town Manager:

John Mangiaratti

Select Board:

Francesca Arsenault
Dean Charter
David Martin
Alissa Nicol
Jim Snyder-Grant

Annual Town Meeting:

May 6, 2024
April, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

April 30, 2024
Tuesday before 1st Monday of May


Population Density1,200
Registered Voters15,778
Income Per Capita$81,081
EQV Per Capita$220,378
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate71.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$618,500
Median Gross Rent$1,661
Total Households8,931
Average Household Size2.66

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$17.56
Commercial Tax Rate$17.56
Average Tax Bill$13,638
Total Expenditures$105,774,523
Total Tax Levy$102,960,311
State Aid$2,802,540
Local Receipts$5,533,410
CPA Year Enacted2002
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Acton

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

A community of more than 24,000 residents, Acton is known for its rich history, recreational and conservation assets, high-quality municipal services and education, and a commitment to best practices in sustainability and human services.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1735
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area19.9 mi2
Public Roads127.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

James Eldridge

Mass. House

Simon Cataldo
Danillo Sena

Income Per Capita

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