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.
Quincy is a blue-collar town, with 50.76% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Quincy is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quincy who work in farm management occupations (25.55%), office and administrative support (10.27%), and teaching (8.65%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.72 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Quincy does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Quincy is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.80% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Quincy in 2010 was $14,002, which is low income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,008 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 77.67% 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 French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Quincy's cultural character, accounting for 32.73% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Quincy is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.