Quincy is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,640 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Quincy is the 399th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Quincy was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Quincy is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.90% of the Quincy workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Quincy is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quincy who work in sales jobs (11.89%), office and administrative support (11.19%), and personal care services (7.97%).
Being a small village, Quincy does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Quincy have a very low rate of college education: just 6.15% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Quincy in 2010 was $16,711, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,844 for a family of four. Quincy also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.68% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Quincy is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.