Living in Nantucket, MA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-11

Nantucket SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
10

Nantucket, MA Crime Report

262
Total Crimes
2,300.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-10.42%
Below National Average

Nantucket, MA Cost Of Living

195
Nantucket's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average

Nantucket, Massachusetts Info Snack

Nantucket /næntkt/ is an island about 30 miles (50 km) by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Together with the small islands of Tuckernuck and Muskeget, it constitutes the Town of Nantucket, and the conterminous Nantucket County, which are consolidated. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,172. Part of the town is designated the Nantucket CDP, or census-designated place. The region of Surfside on Nantucket is the southernmost settlement in Massachusetts.
Population
8,034
Unemployment
2.5%
Poverty
8.1%
Median Home
$952,100
Median Income
$103,841
Median Rent
$1,749

Rankings for Nantucket in Massachusetts

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3

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4

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Population 5,271

Map Of Nantucket, MA

Population over time in Nantucket

Year Population % Change
2017 8,034 6.3%
2016 7,561 -3.4%
2015 7,830 4.7%
2014 7,475 -4.0%
2013 7,787 1.7%
2012 7,660 -1.5%
2011 7,780 -0.2%
2010 7,798 -1.9%
2009 7,951 -
Crime/100k Nantucket MA USA
Violent Crime 324.9 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 8.8 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 237.1 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 1975.8 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 184.4 200.8 376.0
Larceny 1694.8 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 96.6 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Nantucket

White
86.5% (6,951)
African American
2.9% (236)
American Indian
0.4% (35)
Asian
1.1% (90)
Hawaiian
0.1% (7)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (228)
Hispanic
6.1% (487)
Race Nantucket MA USA
White 86.5% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 2.9% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.1% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Nantucket, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.5% (20,478)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (26,779)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.2% (34,026)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (69,943)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.1% (56,710)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.3% (114,681)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.8% (62,381)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.8% (190,925)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.1% (113,421)
$200,000 or more
14.2% (114,051)
Income Nantucket MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.5% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.2% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.1% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.3% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.8% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.8% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.1% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 14.2% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Nantucket

Female
49.1% (3,946)
Male
50.9% (4,088)
Gender Nantucket MA USA
Female 49.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Nantucket for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (401)
High School / GED
20.0% (1,606)
Some College
20.0% (1,606)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (562)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (2,088)
Master's Degree
17.0% (1,365)
Professional Degree
4.0% (321)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (80)
Education Nantucket MA USA
< 9th Grade -0.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 17.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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