Nantucket, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Nantucket crime information

StatisticNantucket /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Violent crime395413368
Property crime3,1802,0512,731
Total crime index3,5752,4653,099
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  • The Nantucket crime index is 45% higher than the Massachusetts average and and the Massachusetts crime index is 20% lower than the National average.
  • The Nantucket violent crime rate is 4% lower than the Massachusetts average and and the Massachusetts violent crime rate is 12% higher than the National average.
  • The Nantucket property crime rate is 55% higher than the Massachusetts average and and the Massachusetts property crime rate is 24% lower than the National average.

Nantucket police department

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

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  • Nantucket is safer than 50.3% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Nantucket is less than 20% of the cities in Massachusetts.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Nantucket is 1 in 28.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Nantucket is 1 in 254.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Nantucket is 1 in 32.

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Nantucket violent crime breakdown

CrimeNantucketNantucket /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Murder0025
Rape8774125
Robbery329100109
Assault30289271229

Nantucket property crime breakdown

CrimeNantucketNantucket /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Burglary29279459610
Theft2862,7561,4561,899
Vehichle theft15145136221

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.

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