Nantucket, MA 02554 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02554: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nantucket, MA 02554

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nantucket County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.276, Longitude -70.091
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 02554 has segments in 2 Counties (Nantucket, Plymouth).

  • Businesses Addresses: 890
  • PO Box Addresses: 928
  • Residential Addresses: 6,957
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 56
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,901

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Nantucket, MA 02554 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,263
Population in Households 10,214
Population in Familes 7,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 279
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $99,639
Average Household Income $124,740
Per Capita Income $51,547


Total Housing Units 11,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,209 (20.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,032 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,814 (61.6%)
Median Home Value $1,175,901
Average Home Value $1,274,027


Total Households 4,241
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,411
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.95% 1.45%
Households 0.94% 1.45%
Families 0.88% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Nantucket, MA 02554 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02554 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 249 52nd
Population Density # 391 25th
Diversity Index # 109 79th
Median Household Income # 147 72nd
Per Capita Income # 124 76th

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