Town of


16 Broad St. Nantucket, MA 02554

Phone: 508-228-7255

Town Manager:

Elizabeth Gibson

Select Board:

Tom Dixon
Matthew Fee
Dawn Hill Holdgate
Malcolm MacNab
Brooke Mohr

Annual Town Meeting:

May 6, 2023

Municipal Election:

May 23, 2023


Population Density317
Registered Voters9,389
Income Per Capita$59,171
EQV Per Capita$1,830,706
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate71.2%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$1,082,900
Median Gross Rent$1,822
Total Households4,031
Average Household Size3.36

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$3.74
Commercial Tax Rate$6.40
Average Tax Bill$6,847
Total Expenditures$75,346,626
Total Tax Levy$95,470,203
State Aid$3,961,774
Local Receipts$14,530,846
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential, commercial
Town Hall of Nantucket

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Nantucket Island is 15 miles long, 3.5 miles wide and 30 miles south of Cape Cod. It has much to offer seasonally and year-round, with cultural, historic and recreational resources and events.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1671
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area45 mi2
Public Roads140.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencyNantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

Julian Cyr

Mass. House

Dylan Fernandes

Income Per Capita

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