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, Quincy isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Quincy are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Quincy is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quincy who work in business and financial occupations (15.18%), the sciences (8.25%), and maintenance occupations (7.26%).
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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Quincy spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.28 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Quincy does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Quincy is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.83% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Quincy in 2010 was $27,397, 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 $109,588 for a family of four. However, Quincy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Quincy is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Quincy include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Quincy is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.