Nantucket County

Nantucket County, Massachusetts

16 Broad St
Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: (508) 228-7216
Fax: (508) 325-5313

Coextensive with Nantucket Island, south of Cape Cod, MA; original county, organized Jun 22, 1695. Name Origin: From an Indian word of uncertain meaning. An early map marks the island as Natocok, which may mean 'far away.' Others suggest the root Nantuck means 'the sandy, sterile soil tempted no one.'

Area (sq mi):: 303.64 (land 47.81; water 255.83) Population per square mile: 212.70
Population 2005: 10,168 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 6.80%; 1990-2000 58.40% Population 2000: 9,520 (White 86.90%; Black or African American 8.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.60%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 8.00%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $31,314; median household $55,522; Population below poverty level: 7.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $45,100-$49,361
Unemployment (2004): 2.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 9.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 1.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell Garabedian, the alleged victim's lawyer, on Friday said his client filed papers on Wednesday to voluntarily dismiss a lawsuit in Nantucket County Superior Court that accused Spacey of "explicit sexual behavior and lewd and lascivious conduct."
The Blue Hills Bank merger is anticipated to give Rockland Trust, which in 2017 expanded onto Martha's Vineyard with the acquisition of The Edgartown National Bank, a Nantucket Island presence and the number one deposit market share in Nantucket County. Rockland Trust is also projected to have the number three deposit market share in Norfolk County following the Blue Hills Bank merger.
Only two were filed for Nantucket County and four for Dukes County, which includes Martha's Vineyard, and four for Berkshires County.
The decline is region-wide--all 67 counties in New England, with the exception of Nantucket County in Massachusetts, experienced some decline in the young adult cohort.
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The list includes Santa Clara ($35.02 per hour), San Mateo ($34.13 per hour), San Francisco ($34.13 per hour) and Marin ($34.13 per hour) counties in California and Nantucket County ($27.75 per hour) in Massachusetts.
In this case, the county commissioners of Nantucket County took property to "preserve historic rights of way to the sea." Surfside property owners whose property was taken claimed that the true purpose of the takings was to establish access rights to the beach over their land.
Reported incidences were >100 per 100,000 in 14 counties in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin; the highest reported incidence was in Nantucket County, Massachusetts (838.8) (Figure 3).
Spacey's alleged victim sued the 59-year-old defendant in Nantucket County Superior Court on Wednesday, seeking unspecified damages over his "explicit sexual behavior and lewd and lascivious conduct."
Foreclosure activity declined in every county in the state in March, with the exception of Nantucket County.
Reported incidences were [greater than or equal to]100 per 100,000 in 15 counties in connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin; the incidence was highest in Nantucket County, Massachusetts (1197.6).
How else to explain the fact that Worcester County saw a 6.34 percent increase in population from 2000 to 2010, far outpacing most areas of the state, and second only to Nantucket County, whose 10,172 residents would fit into a couple of Worcester neighborhoods?