Nantucket, MA Crime Rates & Statistics

Nantucket crime information

StatisticNantucket /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Violent crime147406387
Property crime3,1962,1532,859
Total crime index3,3422,5593,246
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  • The Nantucket crime index is 30% higher than the Massachusetts average and and the Massachusetts crime index is 21% lower than the National average.
  • The Nantucket violent crime rate is 63% 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 48% 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 officers4511,659504,711
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 30.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Nantucket is 1 in 683.
  • 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
Rape2202527
Robbery11099113
Assault12117280242

Nantucket property crime breakdown

CrimeNantucketNantucket /100KMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Burglary37362520670
Theft2792,7271,4941,959
Vehichle theft11108139230

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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