Nantucket County, Massachusetts Population 2018

Nantucket County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 11,229 with a growth rate of 5.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nantucket County, Massachusetts is the 14th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,2295355.00%
201610,694-395-3.56%
201611,0891881.72%
201510,9011060.98%
201410,7952472.34%
201310,5482482.41%
201210,3001761.74%
201110,124-40-0.39%
201010,1644,15269.06%
19906,01292518.18%
19805,0871,31334.79%
19703,7742156.04%
19603,559752.15%
19503,484832.44%
19403,401-277-7.53%
19303,67888131.50%
19202,797-165-5.57%
19102,962-44-1.46%
19003,006-262-8.02%
18903,268-459-12.32%
18803,727-396-9.60%
18704,123-1,971-32.34%
18606,094-2,358-27.90%
18508,452-560-6.21%
18409,0121,81025.13%
18307,202-64-0.88%
18207,2664596.74%
18106,8071,19021.19%
18005,61799721.58%
17904,6200.00%

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White9,122
Black or African American726
Two or More Races443
Some Other Race236
Asian105
American Indian and Alaska Native62

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Median Age

39.1


Total

37.9


Male

40.1


Female

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 8,566 adults, (1,497 of which are seniors) in Nantucket County, Massachusetts.

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

51.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

4,966

46.44%

Male

5,728

53.56%

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All63.9%36.1%
Female59.2%40.8%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Male43.7%56.3%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8362.7263.9
Married1,8523.3575.6
Non Family1,5351.6352.8
Female2823.9759.2
Male1673.5443.7

3.28

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Households

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Education

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade710.91%
9th to 12th Grade3444.42%
High School Graduate1,94825.02%
Some College1,60620.63%
Associates Degree5457.00%
Bachelors Degree1,84323.67%
Graduate Degree1,42818.34%

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9295,7322,891
Hispanic907829202
Black44833364
Multiple Races33331378
Other Race15515528
Native American5050
Asian454024

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 53.33%.

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,421$41,457$41,366
Less Than High School$30,562$31,067$17,679
High School Grad$40,702$40,823$40,417
Some College$41,509$42,141$40,634
Bachelors Degree$47,436$56,719$42,404
Graduate Degree$49,844$49,219$50,714

$41,421

Average Earnings

$41,457

Average Male

$41,366

Average Female

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Language

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Language by Age

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Language

85.18% of Nantucket County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 14.82% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.06% of the population.

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Poverty

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9484445.59%
Hispanic1,22028423.28%
Black71127138.12%
Multiple4437416.70%
Other236166.78%
Asian811012.35%

10.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.50%

Male Poverty Rate

8.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nantucket County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nantucket County, Massachusetts is Black, with 38.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nantucket County, Massachusetts is White, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.26%.

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.22%
Some College11.04%
High School10.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed4.19%
Male Employed3.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Income

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$89,428$119,527
Families$109,863$148,489
Married Families$120,056$
Non Families$53,678$71,623

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Veterans

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Veterans by War

558

Number of Veterans

555

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam268
Korea45
Second Gulf War37
World War II32
First Gulf War28

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74161
75+159
55 to 64117
35 to 5484
18 to 3437

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4776.51%
Black489.45%
2 or More339.12%
Hispanic242.51%

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

10.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Employment Status

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Employment by Age

75.4%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Employment by Race

Nantucket County, Massachusetts Employment by Education

Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990