Quincy is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,827 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Quincy is the 221st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities 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 city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Quincy who work in office and administrative support (16.48%), law enforcement and fire fighting (8.06%), and maintenance occupations (7.70%).
Also of interest is that Quincy has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Quincy is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.05% of adults 25 and older in Quincy have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Quincy in 2018 was $18,594, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,376 for a family of four. However, Quincy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Quincy also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.37% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Quincy is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Quincy also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Quincy include Irish, English, German, French, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Quincy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.