Nantucket, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Nantucket crime information

StatisticNantucket /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Violent crime235406387
Property crime3,1272,1532,859
Total crime index3,3612,5593,246
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  • The Nantucket crime index is 31% higher than the Massachusetts average and and the Massachusetts crime index is 21% lower than the National average.
  • The Nantucket violent crime rate is 42% lower than the Massachusetts average and and the Massachusetts violent crime rate is 4% higher than the National average.
  • The Nantucket property crime rate is 45% higher than the Massachusetts average and and the Massachusetts property crime rate is 24% lower than the National average.

Nantucket police department

ItemNantucketMassachusettsNational
Total police officers3812,648511,598
Police officers /1000 residents3.42.32.8
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There are a total of 38 Nantucket police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.6% greater than the Massachusetts average and 19.1% greater than the National average.

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  • Nantucket is safer than 27.3% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Nantucket is less than 18% of the cities in Massachusetts.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Nantucket is 1 in 30.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Nantucket is 1 in 427.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Nantucket is 1 in 32.

Nantucket crime comparison

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Nantucket violent crime breakdown

CrimeNantucketNantucket /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Murder0025
Rape1102527
Robbery32999113
Assault20195280242

Nantucket property crime breakdown

CrimeNantucketNantucket /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Burglary54528520670
Theft2582,5211,4941,959
Vehichle theft878139230

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts2,95347192

There are a total of 2,953 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 76% less than the national average.

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