Acton, California Population 2024

7,286

Acton is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Acton has a 2024 population of 7,286. Acton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,054 in 2020.

The average household income in Acton is $138,751 with a poverty rate of 10.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Acton is 46.8 years, 49.4 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Acton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Acton was:

  • White: 73.88%
  • Other race: 13.96%
  • Two or more races: 9.06%
  • Asian: 2.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
39.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
185.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.29% (232)
The current population of Acton, California is 7,286 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,054.

Acton, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,38373.88%
Other race1,01713.96%
Two or more races6609.06%
Asian1692.32%
Black or African American320.44%
Native American250.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Acton Population by Race

Acton Population Pyramid 2024

Acton Median Age

46.8

Total

49.4

Male

43.1

Female

Acton Adults

There are 5,906 adults, (1,431 of whom are seniors) in Acton.

Acton Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Acton Sex Ratio

Female3,64450.01%
Male3,64249.99%

Acton Population by Age

Acton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5102.9928
Married1,5703.3695.54.5
Non Family6121.2179.720.3
Female2243.581000
Male1044.4794.25.8
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3.3

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

92.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Acton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Acton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Acton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 48.39%.

Acton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$68,471

Average Earnings

$84,500

Average Male

$55,486

Average Female

Acton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Acton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Acton Language

77.37% of Acton residents speak only English, while 22.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.27% of the population.

Acton Language

Acton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,26436316.03%
White4,5423607.93%
Multiple65923535.66%
Other1,01710810.62%
Asian16831.79%
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10.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.08%

Male Poverty Rate

10.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Acton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Acton is Multiple, with 35.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Acton is Asian, with 1.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.3%.

Acton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.04%
High School23.08%
Some College2.7%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%
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Acton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.82%
Female Employed7.67%
Male Employed3.43%
Male Unemployed
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Acton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Acton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Acton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Acton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Acton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Acton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Acton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

355

Number of Veterans

339

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Acton Veterans by War

count

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Acton Veterans by Age

count

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Acton Veterans by Race

Acton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Acton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Acton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Acton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Acton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.76%

Born in Acton

88.42%

Native Born

11.58%

Foreign Born

4.69%

Non Citizen

6.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.42% of Acton residents were born in the United States, with 67.76% having been born in California. 4.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Acton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,286
20237,286
20227,2864777.01%
20216,809-245-3.47%
20207,054-178-2.46%
20197,232470.65%
20187,185-93-1.28%
20177,2781081.51%
20167,1701121.59%
20157,0581021.47%
20146,956-66-0.94%
20137,022-95-1.33%
20127,117-21-0.29%
20117,138-458-6.03%
20107,596
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Acton Population by Year