Nantucket, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Nantucket

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNantucket/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime371n/a (estimate)3,5752,4653,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNantucket/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a025
Rape8n/a774125
Robbery3n/a29100109
Assault30n/a289271229
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)395413368
Burglary29n/a279459610
Theft286n/a2,7561,4561,899
Vehicle theft15n/a145136221
Property crime330n/a (estimate)3,1802,0512,731

A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Nantucket, MA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 45% higher than the average of crimes committed in Massachusetts. It is also 15% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Nantucket, MA shows a crime rate that is 4% lower than the Massachusetts average. The crime rate is also 7% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Nantucket, MA is shown to be 55% higher than the Massachusetts average and 16% higher than the national average.

The overall crime rate in Nantucket is 15% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 9.79 daily crimes that occur in Nantucket.
Nantucket is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
In Nantucket you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Nantucket has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Nantucket (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Nantucket, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Nantucket, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.45 times more than than the Massachusetts average and 1.15 times more than than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Nantucket, MA are 1.05 times less than than the Massachusetts average and 1.07 times more than than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Nantucket, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.55 times more than than the Massachusetts average and 1.16 times more than than the daily national average.

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How Safe is Nantucket (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Nantucket, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Nantucket, MA has been ranked safer than 18% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Nantucket, MA is safer than 24% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Massachusetts and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Nantucket, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Nantucket, MA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nantucket

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nantucket is 1 in 254
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nantucket is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nantucket is 1 in 28

Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Nantucket, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Nantucket, MA you have a 1 in 254 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Nantucket, MA.

Year Over Year Crime In Nantucket (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Nantucket, MA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Nantucket, MA has increased by 168%, while the property crime rate in Nantucket, MA has decreased by 0% year over year. The number of total crimes in Nantucket, MA has increased by 6% year over year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Madaket, MA14893604696
Siasconset, MA15393604696
Nantucket, MA7,7803953,1803,575

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winslow, ME7,7791431,9472,090
Lake Carmel, NY7,7821271,6131,740
Fairview, TN7,7781611,2661,427
Dumbarton, VA7,7822282,6542,881
Port Jefferson, NY7,77754681735
Nantucket, MA7,7803953,1803,575

Nantucket police department

ItemNantucketMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4511,659504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.42.23.3

There are a total of 45 Nantucket police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 104.2% greater than the Massachusetts average and 34.6% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222

There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.