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Nantucket Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2023.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Nantucket Population & Age Distribution

Total Population

14,421

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.6%
5 - 17:
14.6%
18 - 24:
6.7%
25 - 34:
14.4%
35 - 54:
29.4%
55 - 64:
14.6%
Over 65 Years:
15.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
3.3%
3.3%
96.2%
96.2%
50.7%
50.7%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Income

Per capita Income

Nantucket
USA
$52,324
$52,324
$37,638
$37,638

Median household income

Nantucket
USA
$116,571
$116,571
$69,021
$69,021
Individuals Below Poverty Level

6.0%

Employment Industries

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Construction
Healthcare
Education
Administration
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Retail
Transportation
Other
Public Service
Arts
Real estate
Accommodation
Finance
Manufacturing
20.0%
20.0%
13.5%
13.5%
8.7%
8.7%
8.3%
8.3%
7.6%
7.6%
6.9%
6.9%
6.6%
6.6%
4.3%
4.3%
4.1%
4.1%
3.6%
3.6%
3.5%
3.5%
3.4%
3.4%
2.8%
2.8%
2.7%
2.7%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black or African American
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
American Indian and Alaska Native
71.7%
71.7%
14.7%
14.7%
8.2%
8.2%
3.7%
3.7%
1.7%
1.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Ancestry

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Irish
English
Italian
German
Scottish
Polish
French
Portuguese
Eastern European
French Canadian
European
Swedish
Russian
Bulgarian
Serbian
Dutch
Scots-Irish
Lithuanian
Norwegian
Welsh
18.6%
18.6%
13.1%
13.1%
10.0%
10.0%
6.6%
6.6%
3.8%
3.8%
3.7%
3.7%
3.7%
3.7%
2.5%
2.5%
2.1%
2.1%
1.7%
1.7%
1.5%
1.5%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.3%
1.2%
1.2%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Languages Spoken

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English
Spanish
Slavic languages
Portuguese
Korean
French Creole
Tagalog
African languages
Other Indo-European
Italian
Native American languages
French
Polish
Japanese
Langs. of India
German/Yiddish
Arabic
Hungarian
Navajo
Pacific Island languages
81.3%
81.3%
10.0%
10.0%
2.1%
2.1%
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
0.8%
0.8%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0% 100%
% of Residents
Foreign Born Nantucket Residents

14.6%


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