Nantucket County, MA

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2020 Population
11,212
0.394% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
41.7
3.47% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.31%
27.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$112,306
4.26% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$1.12M
3.01% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Nantucket County, MA had a population of 11.2k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $112,306. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Nantucket County, MA grew from 11,168 to 11,212, a 0.394% increase and its median household income grew from $107,717 to $112,306, a 4.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nantucket County, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.22%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (5.75%), White (Hispanic) (4.64%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.71%).

None of the households in Nantucket County, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.5% of the residents in Nantucket County, MA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Nantucket County, MA was $1.12M, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%.

Most people in Nantucket County, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Nantucket County, MA was 2 cars per household.

Nantucket County, MA borders Dukes County, MA.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Nantucket County, MA is home to a population of 11.2k people, from which 90.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 15.6% of Nantucket County, MA residents were born outside of the country (1.75k people).

In 2020, there were 9.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.09k people) in Nantucket County, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 810 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 645 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.5%
2020 Citizenship
92.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 90.5% of Nantucket County, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Nantucket County, MA was 92.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nantucket County, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.09k ± 72
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    810 ± 197
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    645 ± 376
14.1%
Hispanic Population
1.58k people

In 2020, there were 9.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.09k people) in Nantucket County, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 810 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 645 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.1% of the people in Nantucket County, MA are hispanic (1.58k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Nantucket County, MA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.75k people
11.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.3k people

As of 2020, 15.6% of Nantucket County, MA residents (1.75k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nantucket County, MA was 11.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    227 ± 108
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    57 ± 54
  3. Korea
    43 ± 33

Nantucket County, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Nantucket County, MA employs 6.42k people. The largest industries in Nantucket County, MA are Construction (1,392 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (706 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (645 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($83,472), Wholesale Trade ($75,833), and Utilities ($73,567).

Occupations

6.42k
2020 Value
± 673
0.0156%
1 Year growth
± 13.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Nantucket County, MA grew at a rate of 0.0156%, from 6.42k employees to 6.42k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nantucket County, MA, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,105 people), Management Occupations (951 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (562 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nantucket County, MA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.42k
2020 Value
± 673
0.0156%
1 Year growth
± 13.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Nantucket County, MA grew at a rate of 0.0156%, from 6.42k employees to 6.42k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nantucket County, MA, are Construction (1,392 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (706 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (645 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nantucket County, MA, though some of these residents may live in Nantucket County, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,425
Median earning men ± $8,483
$41,573
Median earning women ± $16,705

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($83,611), Wholesale Trade ($76,607), and Construction ($70,938).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($66,875), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($60,373), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,278).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 372
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 295
    Construction
  3. 199
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.4B
  2. $29.6B
  3. $28.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $37.4B, followed by Electronics ($29.6B) and Mixed freight ($28.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$314B
2020 Value in Massachusetts
$627B
Projected 2050 Value in Massachusetts
99.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $314B. This is expected to increase 99.9% to $627B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31B
  2. $23.4B
  3. $14.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $31B, followed by New Hampshire with $23.4B and Connecticut and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nantucket County, MA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 71.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (26.1%), followed by Other (1.39%).

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.959% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.04% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.34M), Bachelors Degree (1.3M), and Some college (1.02M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Nantucket County, MA was $1.12M in 2020, which is 4.86 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $1.08M to $1.12M, a 3.01% increase. The homeownership rate in Nantucket County, MA is 69.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Nantucket County, MA have an average commute time of 13.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nantucket County, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Nantucket County, MA is $112,306. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Nantucket County, MA was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $144,167, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $110,000 and $81,479.

Property

$1.12M
Median Property Value 2020
±$70,758
$2,563
Median Property Taxes
±$301

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nantucket County, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%
Homeownership
2020
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.1% of the housing units in Nantucket County, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9504
  2. Census Tract 9505
  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nantucket County, MA was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $144,167, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $110,000 and $81,479.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Nantucket County, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$112,306
Median Household Income
± $10,162
3.71k
Number of Households
± 409

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.71k households in Nantucket County, MA grew to $112,306 from the previous year's value of $107,717.

The following chart displays the households in Nantucket County, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nantucket County, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.48
2020 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.483
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2020, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.544% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (70.4%)
  2. Walked (14.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.8%)

In 2020, 70.4% of workers in Nantucket County, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (14.1%) and those who worked at home (6.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

13.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nantucket County, MA have a shorter commute time (13.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.829% of the workforce in Nantucket County, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Nantucket County, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nantucket County, MA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nantucket County, MA (700 out of 11.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nantucket County, MA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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94.1% of the population of Nantucket County, MA has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 12.6% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 26.4% on non-group plans, and 0.769% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Nantucket County, MA see 1618 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.873% increase from the previous year (1604 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1425 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 248 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.4% were men and 48.6% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,618 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nantucket County, MA

Primary care physicians in Nantucket County, MA see an average of 1,618 patients per year. This represents a 0.873% increase from the previous year (1,604 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Nantucket County, MA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17% under 18 years, 22.5% between 18 and 34 years, 44.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.4% were men and 48.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.9%
Uninsured
43.3%
Employer Coverage
12.6%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
26.4%
Non-Group
0.769%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nantucket County, MA grew by 33.6% from 4.42% to 5.9%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 25.1% in Nantucket County, MA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.45% in Nantucket County, MA.

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