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People

Total Population 7,475
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 4,445
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 45%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39%
Median Earnings25+ $41,370
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,722

Wealth

Median Family Income $108,772
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,546
Median House Value $860,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
US/American 0.2%
English 20.1%
Irish 17%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nantucket Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles SE of New Bedford, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles SE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Nantucket
Standard Zip Codes 02554
P.O. Box Zip Codes 02564, 02584
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.283
Longitude -70.1

Nantucket Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NANTUCKET AP
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 51 F
Jul Temp 62 to 75 F
Oct Temp 47 to 61 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station CHATHAM MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 50 F
Jul Temp 62 to 75 F
Oct Temp 47 to 60 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Station PROVINCETOWN
Distance 53.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 52 F
Jul Temp 63 to 79 F
Oct Temp 45 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Nantucket, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sconset (02564)

Siasconset (02564)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Edgartown 681 $73,385

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nantucket Public Libraries

Library
Nantucket Atheneum
1 INDIA STREET
Nantucket, Massachusetts
(508) 228-1110

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Nantucket Hospitals

NANTUCKET COTTAGE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
57 PROSPECT STREET
(508) 825-8100
Emergency Service: Yes

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Nantucket High Schools

NANTUCKET HIGH
10 SURFSIDE ROAD
508-228-7280
Serves 362 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.1

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