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Acton is in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The latitude of Acton is 34.47N. The longitude is -118.195W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,710 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,390.


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Median household income
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$63,156
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Acton demographic reports
Acton is between the San Gabriel and Sierra Pelona mountains
Founded as a railroad construction camp in the 1870s, the community grew as a mining town
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Adaptation"
Nearby parks & recreation: Angeles National Forest

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12% of Acton residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $26,810, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Acton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Acton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,111.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,805.


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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Acton political report.

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The average commute time for Acton workers is 43 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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