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Population (year 2000): 88,025. Estimated population in July 2005: 90,250 (+2.5% change)
Males: 41,944 (47.7%), Females: 46,081 (52.3%)

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Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $47,121 (year 2000)
Median house value: $185,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Quincy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.4%)
  • Chinese (10.4%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Vietnamese (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (34.2%), Italian (13.5%), English (7.5%), German (4.8%), French (3.3%), Polish (2.9%).

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Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 16.8 square miles

Quincy,

For population 25 years and over in Quincy

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quincy city

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

20.0% Foreign born (12.6% Asia, 4.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,967 (+3.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (7.1 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (227.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Braintree, (3.6 miles MA (4.8 miles Milton, MA (5.6 miles Weymouth, MA Randolph, (6.7 miles .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 24 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2001: 145 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2002: 62 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2004: 62 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $148,800

Latitude: 42.26 N, Longitude: 71.01 W

Area codes: 617, 857


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.8%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -197 (-0.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,383 (26.4%)


 

Crime in Quincy by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 5 1 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.7 1.1 3.4
Rapes 20 37 31 17 15 17
    per 100,000 22.7 42.0 35.2 19.3 17.0 19.3
Robberies 45 35 60 86 97 100
    per 100,000 51.1 39.8 68.2 97.7 110.2 113.6
Assaults 165 163 152 156 203 261
    per 100,000 187.4 185.2 172.7 177.2 230.6 296.5
Burglaries 671 499 444 434 334 516
    per 100,000 762.3 566.9 504.4 493.0 379.4 586.2
Thefts 1,552 1,372 1,480 1,518 1,041 914
    per 100,000 1763.1 1558.6 1681.3 1724.5 1182.6 1038.3
Auto thefts 286 194 265 239 155 253
    per 100,000 324.9 220.4 301.1 271.5 176.1 287.4
211.8 185.4 195.7 203.4 175.1 210.1


Average climate in Quincy, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Quincy,

Quincy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the Quincy city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Brian Eklund - NHL player (Tampa Bay Lightning, born: May 24, 1980), Gene Wood - (1925-2004), television announcer, Pete Kendall - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jul 9, 1973), Carl Andre - (born 1935), painter, Ruth Gordon - (1896-1985), actress.


Main business address for: J JILL GROUP INC (RETAIL-CATALOG & MAIL-ORDER HOUSES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Quincy:
  • QUINCY MEDICAL CENTER (114 WHITWELL STREET)
  • QUINCY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (460 QUINCY AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Quincy:
  • HEALTHSOUTH BRAINTREE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • NORTHEAST SPECIALTY HOSP BRAINTREE (about 4 miles; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • MILTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; MILTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Quincy:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 7 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 24 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 47 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Quincy:
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 13 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • CRANLAND (about 21 miles; HANSON, MA; ID: 28M)
  • MONPONSETT POND (about 22 miles; HALIFAX, MA; ID: MA6)

Amtrak stations near Quincy:
  • 8 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 48 $189,473 $47,368 1 $1,439
Other Government Administration 41 $164,285 $48,083 7 $7,312
Judicial and Legal 7 $31,123 $53,353 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 202 $1,241,971 $73,780 0 $0
Police - Other 28 $92,708 $39,732 3 $2,901
Fire - Other 8 $39,741 $59,611 1 $704
Streets and Highways 73 $268,747 $44,177 0 $0
Welfare 25 $82,123 $39,419 3 $2,950
Sewerage 38 $166,995 $52,735 1 $1,807
Parks and Recreation 25 $89,599 $43,007 63 $25,197
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 262 $925,503 $42,389 108 $96,109
Local Libraries 41 $143,703 $42,059 3 $2,002
Other and Unallocable 48 $168,802 $42,200 1 $1,116
Health 13 $51,859 $47,869 6 $5,452
Firefighters 206 $944,413 $55,014 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 894 $3,880,081 $52,081 90 $186,620
Totals for Government 1959 $8,481,127 $51,951 287 $333,610


Colleges/Universities in Quincy:
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,528; Location: 34 CODDINGTON ST; Public; Website: www.quincycollege.com)
  • EASTERN NAZARENE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,318; Location: 23 E ELM AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.enc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • MANSFIELD BEAUTY SCHOOLS (FT enrollment: 32; Location: 200 PARKING WAY; Private, for-profit)
  • MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL OF BARBERING AND MENS HRSTLG (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 1585 HANCOCK ST; Private, for-profit)
  • KELLEYS SCHOOL OF ELECTROLOGY (Location: 1354 HANCOCK ST; Private, for-profit)
  • CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT DEVELOPMENT (Location: 15 COTTAGE AVE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Quincy:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 6 miles; BOSTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,248)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 19,294)
  • WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 9 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • SIMMONS COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
Public high school in Quincy:
  • QUINCY HIGH (Students: 1,398; Location: 52 CODDINGTON STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Quincy:
  • THE WOODWARD SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 1102 HANCOCK ST; Grades: 6 - 12; Girls only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Quincy:
  • NORTH QUINCY HIGH (Students: 1,503; Location: 316 HANCOCK STREET; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE (Students: 625; Location: 1012 HANCOCK STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN-HANCOCK COMM SCH (Students: 559; Location: 300 GRANITE STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SNUG HARBOR COMM SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 333 PALMER STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ATLANTIC MIDDLE (Students: 458; Location: 86 HOLLIS AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CLIFFORD H MARSHALL ELEM (Students: 431; Location: 200 MOODY ST EXT; Grades: PK - 04)
  • BROAD MEADOWS MIDDLE (Students: 384; Location: 50 CALVIN RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MONTCLAIR (Students: 380; Location: 8 BELMONT STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHARLES A BERNAZZANI ELEM (Students: 329; Location: 701 FURNACE BROOK; Grades: KG - 05)
  • POINT WEBSTER MIDDLE (Students: 325; Location: 60 LANCASTER STREET; Grades: 05 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Quincy:
  • ST ANN SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 1 ST ANN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 22 PRAY STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BEECHWOOD COMM LIFE CTR (Students: 86; Location: 440 EAST SQUANTUM STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • JACK N JILL KIND - CHILD CTR (Students: 65; Location: 39 STATION STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BRIGHT HORIZONS CHILDRENS CTR (Students: 48; Location: 2100 CROWN COLONY DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NEW CONCEPT CHRISTIAN DAY SCH (Students: 45; Location: 41 EMPIRE STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TODDLER TECH PRESCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 93 HOLBROOK ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL FOR EARLY LE (Students: 39; Location: 18 SPEAR ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • VIRGINIA'S DAY NURSERY (Students: 34; Location: 643 QUINCY SHORE DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • JACK N' CHILDCARE AT MARINA BA (Students: 27; Location: 500 VICTORY ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Quincy:
  • THOMAS CRANE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,741,760; Location: 40 WASHINGTON STREET; 241,721 books; 7,818 audio materials; 5,235 video materials; 1,035 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Quincy: North Commons (A), Quincy Adams Yacht Club (B), Quincy Shipyard (C), Quincy Yacht Club (D), Quincy Yacht Club Range Light (E), Squantum Yacht Club (F), Wollaston Yacht Club (G), Boston Harbor Marina (H), Frederick C Murphy School (I), Furnace Brook Golf Course (J), North Quincy Branch Library Thomas Crane Public Library (K), Stone Library (L), Adams Shore Branch Thomas Crane Public Library (M), Anselmo Library (N), Nease Library (O), Josiah Quincy House Museum (P), Wollaston Theatre (Q), Wollaston Fire Station (R), Wollaston Branch Thomas Crane Public Library (S), Quincy City Hall (T).

Shopping Centers: President Plaza Shopping Center (1), Presidents Plaza Shopping Center (2), Quintree Mall Shopping Center (3), Southern Artery Shopping Center (4), The Galleria at Presidents Place Shopping Center (5), Braintree Place Shopping Center (6), Granite Plaza Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Quincy include: West Quincy Congregational Church (A), United First Parish Church (B), Union Congregational Church (C), Christ Church Episcopal Church (D), Christ Episcopal Church (E), Covenant Congregational Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G), Saint Chrysostoms Church (H).

Cemeteries: Christ Church Burial Ground (1), Christ Church Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs Cemetery (3), Adams Crypt (4), Mount Wollaston Cemetery (5), Quincy Cemetery (6).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Echo Lake (A), Blue Hills Reservoir (B), Great Pond Reservoir (C), Rock Island Cove Marshes (D), Great Cedar Swamp (E), Squantum Marshes (F), Town River Marshes (G), Blacks Creek Marshes (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Brook (A), Sachem Creek (B), Bents Creek (C), Furnace Brook (D), Sagamore Creek (E), Bouncing Brook (F).

Parks in Quincy include: Hawthorne Gardens (1), Adams National Historical Park (2), Cavanagh Stadium (3), Shea Park (4), Neponset River Reservation (5), Freedom Park (6), Saint Moritz Park (7), Municipal Stadium (8), Battery March Park (9).

Beaches: Nickerson Beach (A), Manet Beach (B), Wollaston Beach (C).

Post offices: North Quincy Post Office (A), Quincy Post Office (B).


Quincy compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Quincy:
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJDA (1300 AM; 1 kW; QUINCY, MA)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quincy:
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Quincy:
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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