Overall Health Index

People Index

63

98.2% of the residents in 01720 has health insurance.

Provider Index

98

There are about 9,343 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01720.

Hospital Index

7

The average hospital rating near 01720 is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

61

Residents in 01720 travel 11.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

63

98.2% of the residents in 01720 has health insurance.

Provider Index

98

There are about 9,343 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01720.

Hospital Index

7

The average hospital rating near 01720 is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

61

Residents in 01720 travel 11.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 01720 - Acton, MA

The Overall Health Index in 01720 - Acton, MA is 68, ranking 10,833 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 22,638 residents live in 01720 - Acton, MA with a median age of 44.8 years. 25.5 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 12 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 64.8 percent of the residents in 01720 is currently married, and 24.8 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 31.1 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 46 percent of the population living in 01720 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 01720 is $10,951. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 01720 - Acton, MA is approximately $2,022. That means the residents typically spend about 18.5 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

85.5 percent of the population in 01720 - Acton, MA drive to work alone. 5.6 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 41.2 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 17.8 percent of the residents in 01720 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.67 members with about 1.94 cars available per household. Approximately 3 percent of the households in 01720 - Acton, Massachusetts do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

18.1 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 90.4 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 01720 have VA health insurance. Also, 1 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 01720 - Acton, MA would have to travel an average of 9.4 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Nashoba Valley Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 9,343 physicians accessible to residents who live in 01720 - Acton, MA.

Gender Ratio in 01720 - Acton, MA

Gender (%)01720MAUSA
Male5048.549.3
Female5051.550.7

Racial Makeup in 01720 - Acton, MA

Race (%)01720MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White72.578.973
Non-Hispanic Black1.47.412.7
Asian23.96.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.200.2
Other Race0.24.14.9
Two or More Races1.43.94.4

Median Income in 01720 - Acton, MA

Income (%)01720MAUSA
Under $25,0004.313.516.9
$25,000 to $49,9996.414.821.3
$50,000 to $74,9997.214.718.3
$75,000 to $99,999913.213.7
$100,000 and More73.143.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 01720 - Acton, MA

Livability01720MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)10,9516,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)2,0221,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)18.523.221.9

Education in 01720 - Acton, MA

Education Level(%)01720MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.34.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma0.85.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent6.72527.5
Some College, No Degree8.716.121
Associate's Degree5.47.78.2
Bachelor's Degree31.122.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree4618.211.4

ZIP Codes around 01720 - Acton, MA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
01720 - Acton, MA22,63868
01721 - Ashland, MA17,42084
01730 - Bedford, MA14,01895
01731 - Hanscom AFB, MA1,95796
01740 - Bolton, MA5,11394
01741 - Carlisle, MA5,12598
01742 - Concord, MA19,44888
01745 - Fayville, MA48297
01746 - Holliston, MA14,32483
01747 - Hopedale, MA5,94287

People Index

People Index in 01720

63

The People Index in 01720 is 63, ranking 12,206 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 01720 - Acton, MA

An estimate of 98.2 percent of all residents in 01720 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 01720 - Acton, MA who have health insurance is 98.2 percent. 3.2 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 73.9 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 5 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 100 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 96 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 01720 - Acton, MA

Insurance Type (%)01720MAUSA
No Insurance1.8312.2
Public Insurance18.13533
Private Insurance90.474.366.7

Insurance Types in 01720 - Acton, MA

Insurance Type (%)01720MAUSA
Employer Insurance73.954.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance55.46.2
Medicare2.83.54.6
Medicaid3.215.914.2
TRICARE11.12.7
VA00.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 01720 - Acton, MA

Income (%)01720MAUSA
Under $25,000969582
$25,000 to $49,999969584
$50,000 to $74,9991009688
$75,000 to $99,999939791
$100,000 and More999893

Types of Insurance by Income in 01720 - Acton, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00046248
$25,000 to $49,99945666
$50,000 to $74,99903480
$75,000 to $99,99972885
$100,000 and More1997

Insurance Rate by Age in 01720 - Acton, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)01720MAUSA
Under 18999994
Adults (18-64 years)989684
Seniors (65+ years)99.810099

Residents with Disabilities in 01720 - Acton, MA

Disability Type01720MAUSA
Any Disability6.611.612.5
Hearing Disability2.33.33.5
Vision Disability0.63.33.5
Cognitive Disability0.81.21.3
Ambulatory Disability2.367
Self-Care Disability0.40.90.9
Independent Living Disability45.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 01720

98

The Provider Index in 01720 - Acton, MA is 98, ranking 660 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 01720 - Acton, MA

For the 5,773 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 704 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 01720 - Acton, MA. An estimate of 55 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 2,723 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 01720 - Acton, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius01720MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents476238
Dentists per 10,000 residents11128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18183316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65264928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 01720

7

The Hospital Index in 01720 - Acton, MA is 7, ranking 30,677 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 01720 - Acton, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Nashoba Valley Medical Center93/5
UMass Memorial Marlborough Hospital112/5
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center123/5
Lowell General Hospital122/5
Average Hospital11.12.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 01720

61

The Travel Index in 01720 - Acton, MA is 61, ranking 12,864 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 01720 - Acton, MA

10.5 percent of residents in 01720 - Acton, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.94 cars per household in 01720 - Acton, MA with an approximate average household size of 2.67 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 11.1 miles. 01720 - Acton, MA ranks 8,079 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Nashoba Valley Medical Center with a distance of 9 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 01720 - Acton, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)01720MAUSA
No Cars312.38.7
1 Car2335.432.9
2 Cars5436.537.3
3 Cars1711.214.1
4 or More Cars34.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 01720 - Acton, MA

Travel Method (%)01720MAUSA
Driving Solo82.57176.6
Driving with One Person3.167.1
Driving with Two People0.20.91.3
Driving with Three People00.30.5
Bus0.33.42.5
Taxi00.20.1
Train1.14.41.8
Walk14.82.7
Bicycle0.10.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 01720 - Acton, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Nashoba Valley Medical Center9
UMass Memorial Marlborough Hospital11
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center12

Work Travel Time in 01720 - Acton, MA

Average Travel Time01720MAUSA
Less than 10 min.7.620.423.3
10 to 14 min.11.613.215.3
15 to 19 min.8.81314.6
20 to 24 min.8.75.96.4
25 to 29 min.4.514.113.7
30 to 34 min.10.53.32.9
35 to 44 min.14.115.312
45 to 59 min.16.49.26.2
60 or more min.17.83.22.7
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