Data Collection

The Planning Department:
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes residential and non-residential data and generates build-out projections
  • Stores the U.S. Census and other data on population, housing, employment, income, commuter traffic, etc.
  • Makes the data available to other departments as needed
  • Monitors and reports on housing data to DHCD for purposes of maintaining an updated Subsidized Housing Inventory under MGL, Chapter 40B
The Planning Department is the repository for the Acton Cultural / Historic Resources Index inventory sheets.