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Demographics

People

Total Population7,830
Male Share of the Population54.3%
Female Share of the Population45.7%
Senior Citizens11.2%
Employed Population 16+4,727
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married44.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.9%
Median Earnings25+$41,188
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,616
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$113,698
% Above Poverty Level89.7%
% Below Poverty Level10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work17.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone33.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,520
Median House Value$895,000

Ancestry

English21.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.3%
Irish15.2%
German8.3%
Italian7.7%
Portuguese6.3%
French Except Basque3.9%
Polish3.4%
Scottish2.9%
Brazilian1.9%
Swedish1.8%
Dutch1%
Jamaican0.9%
Welsh0.9%
West Indian0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Arab0.6%
Bulgarian0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
African0.4%
Cape Verdean0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Greek0.2%
South African0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
US/American0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
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Nantucket Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nantucket County
Standard Zip Codes2554
P.O. Box Zip Codes2584, 2564
Phone Area Codes508,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.27
Approximate 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)

StationNANTUCKET AP
Distance2.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 51 F
Jul Temp62 to 75 F
Oct Temp47 to 61 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationCHATHAM MUNICIPAL AP
Distance27.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 50 F
Jul Temp62 to 75 F
Oct Temp47 to 60 F
Annual Precip46.7 inches
StationPROVINCETOWN
Distance53.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 52 F
Jul Temp63 to 79 F
Oct Temp45 to 60 F
Annual Precip41.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Edgartown649$72,813

Nantucket Public Libraries

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

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Nantucket Hospitals

Nantucket Cottage Hospital
(Non-profit)
57 Prospect Street

Nantucket Public Schools

Cyrus Peirce
10 Surfside Road
ZIP: 2554
(508) 228-7283
Middle
Total Enrollment 334
Nantucket Elementary
30 Surfside Road
ZIP: 2554
(508) 228-7290
Primary
Total Enrollment 723
Nantucket High
10 Surfside Road
ZIP: 2554
(508) 228-7280
High
Total Enrollment 490

Nantucket Private Schools

Montessori Children's House Of Nantucket
7 Pheasant Dr
ZIP: 2554
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Nantucket Lighthouse School
1 Rugged Rd
ZIP: 2554
Elementary
Total Enrollment 82
Nantucket New School
15 Nobadeer Farm Rd
ZIP: 2554
Elementary
Total Enrollment 121
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