Quincy is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 7,365 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Quincy is the 108th largest community in Washington.
When you are in Quincy, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 53.43% of Quincy’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Quincy is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quincy who work in farm management occupations (27.28%), office and administrative support (6.74%), and food service (6.52%).
One of the benefits of Quincy is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.45 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Quincy is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Quincy is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.76% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Quincy in 2010 was $14,527, which is low income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,108 for a family of four.
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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Quincy, accounting for 77.40% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Quincy residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Quincy include Irish, English, Dutch, and Swedish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Quincy's cultural character, accounting for 35.03% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Quincy is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.