Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB-
- Crime & SafetyB-
- Good for FamiliesB
- Cost of LivingC-
- Health & FitnessB+
- Outdoor ActivitiesB-
Nantucket is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 11,101. Nantucket is in Nantucket County. Living in Nantucket offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Nantucket there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Nantucket and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Nantucket are above average.
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Working in Nantucket
Nice island, beautiful in places, though sadly it has become so built up over so many areas in such a short time. We met some great people, but the roads are crowded and dangerous. Almost all the vehicles were large SUVs, compounding the crowded feeling. But worst of all, the taxi drivers were horrible. The rudest of all worked for KCK Taxi. Rude is an understatement. Please, Nantucket, clean them up. What is making them like this? How badly are they being treated? It isn't surprising that those who can afford to bring their car do so. I would never recommend taxis on this island. Sadly, it is an expensive place for such abuse. I will not come back while the status quo exists.
Nantucket is a town like no other. Being an island, separates it from the norms of regular lives to begin with. The sense of community is what keeps families and friends coming back for years and staying here for decades. Everyone has a place and plays in important role in the ecosystem that is this vibrant island. You can go anywhere with out bumping into someone you know, this creates a feeling of incomparable safety that can't be found anywhere else. You feel important and loved by this island and it's amazing community constantly, and that is all you can really ask for.
With a population of 11,229 people, Nantucket is full of friendly, and inviting people. Living on this island is so much fun although it is a small town almost everyone knows each other. The island is kept neat and clean by a clean up crew who maintains the beauty of the island.