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Acton is a township in Meeker County.
The community was named for a village in Ontario, Canada.
The latitude of Acton is 45.117N. The longitude is -94.7W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,194 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 381.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Acton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Meeker County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56243 ZIP code.
28% of Acton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Acton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Acton was $16,502, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Acton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Acton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.
Meeker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Acton political report.
The average commute time for Acton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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