Nantucket County is located in Nantucket Island off the southeast coast of Massachusetts. The County Seat is Nantucket and the largest city is Nantucket. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.nantucket-ma.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,856 and the 2010 census population was 10,172. The land area is 44.97 square miles and there are 226.2 persons per square mile.
88.9% of the population is White, 7.9% is Black or African American, 11.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 94% have a high school degree or higher, and 44% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $929,700, there are 4,069 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $47,331, the median household income is $85,478, and 10.4% of the persons in Nantucket County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,017. Retail sales (in $1000) were $342,825, and sales per capita were $30,997. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.3%.
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