For population 25 years and over in Nantucket:
For population 15 years and over in Nantucket CDP:
316 residents are foreign born (5.0% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,078 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plymouth, MA (49.9 miles , pop. 51,701).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (88.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (198.1 miles , pop. 2,229,379).
Nearest cities: Edgartown, MA (4.8 miles ), West Dennis, MA (5.1 miles ), Dennis Port, MA (5.1 miles ), West Yarmouth, MA (5.2 miles ), Harwich Port, MA (5.2 miles ), Oak Bluffs, MA (5.2 miles ), South Yarmouth, MA (5.2 miles ), Yarmouth, MA (5.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 70.10 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,654 (+69.3%)
Area codes: 508, 774
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 47 (33 officers).
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Work and jobs in Nantucket: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Nantucket, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Nantucket-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2002 at 07:13:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from Nantucket center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Nantucket County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Flood: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph Gardner Swift - Superintendent of the Military Academy, Charles Frederick Briggs - Humorist, Charles J. Folger - Politician, John Toner - Football player and coach, Maria Mitchell - Astronomer, Owen Chase - Sailor, Absalom Boston - Whalers, Douglas Harriman Kennedy - Television reporter, Lucretia Mott - (1793-1880), women's rights activist and abolitionist, Allison Mleczko - Ice hockey player.
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Airports and heliports located in Nantucket:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Nantucket:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Nantucket and their reported violations in the past:WANNACOMET WATER COMPANY (Population served: 30000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.8%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
474 people in other workers' dormitories
12 people in other group homes
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Banks with branches in Nantucket (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Nantucket, Massachusetts:
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Religion statistics for Nantucket (based on Nantucket County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,768 average adjusted gross income)
2.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,022 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($113,356 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Nantucket fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nantucket)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Nantucket, MA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nantucket)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Nantucket)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 70 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.