Quincy is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,610 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Quincy is the 650th largest community in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Quincy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Quincy is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quincy who work in maintenance occupations (11.72%), the sciences (11.39%), and office and administrative support (10.07%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Quincy has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Quincy is also a town of artists. Quincy has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Quincy’s character.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 10.39 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small town, Quincy doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Quincy is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.84% of adults in Quincy have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Quincy in 2010 was $27,394, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,576 for a family of four. However, Quincy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Quincy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Quincy residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Quincy include German, Italian, Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Quincy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.