Reported Annual Crime In Nantucket

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNantucket/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)645 (estimate)2,2492,962
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNantucket/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a25
Rapen/an/an/a3237
Robberyn/an/an/a90102
Assaultn/an/an/a268233
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)99 (estimate)391366
Burglaryn/an/an/a370543
Theftn/an/an/a1,3651,837
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a123216
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)546 (estimate)1,8572,596

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nantucket is 78% lower than than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.77 daily crimes that occur in Nantucket.
  • Nantucket is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nantucket you have a 1 in 155 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nantucket has decreased by 82%.
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Compare Nantucket, MA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Nantucket (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Nantucket (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nantucket

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nantucket is 1 in 1008
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nantucket is 1 in 184
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nantucket is 1 in 155

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

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Siasconset, MA153114629743
Madaket, MA148114629743
Nantucket, MA7,78099546645

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winslow, ME7,7791311,7011,832
Lake Carmel, NY7,7821331,5051,638
Fairview, TN7,7783551,0541,409
Dumbarton, VA7,7822312,6382,870
Port Jefferson, NY7,77756635692
Nantucket, MA7,78099546645
Source: The Nantucket, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.