Quincy, MA

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2022 Population
100,981
0.435% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
3.79% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$90,668
6.62% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$563,200
16.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
57,575
0.42% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Quincy, MA had a population of 101k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $90,668. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Quincy, MA grew from 100,544 to 100,981, a 0.435% increase and its median household income grew from $85,041 to $90,668, a 6.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quincy, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (28.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.04%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.85%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.4%).

None of the households in Quincy, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

85.2% of the residents in Quincy, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Quincy, MA are Quincy College (424 degrees awarded in 2022), Eastern Nazarene College (205 degrees), and Massachusetts School of Barbering (40 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Quincy, MA was $563,200, and the homeownership rate was 43.9%.

Most people in Quincy, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Quincy, MA was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Quincy, MA is home to a population of 101k people, from which 85.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 33% of Quincy, MA residents were born outside of the country (33.3k people).

In 2022, there were 1.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.7k people) in Quincy, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

85.2%
2022 Citizenship
85.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.2% of Quincy, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Quincy, MA was 85.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Quincy, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.7k ± 1.95k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    29k ± 1.59k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.1k ± 1.1k
5.39%
Hispanic Population
5.44k people

In 2022, there were 1.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.7k people) in Quincy, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.39% of the people in Quincy, MA are hispanic (5.44k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    102,973 ± 7,820 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    99,956 ± 7,706 people
  3. Brazil
    93,519 ± 7,457 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 102,973 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 99,956 and Brazil with 93,519.

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Foreign-Born Population

33%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
33.3k people
33.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
33.2k people

As of 2022, 33% of Quincy, MA residents (33.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Quincy, MA was 33.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    850 ± 279
  2. Vietnam
    732 ± 235
  3. Korea
    373 ± 194

Quincy, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Quincy, MA employs 57.6k people. The largest industries in Quincy, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,532 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,166 people), and Educational Services (5,887 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($165,729), Utilities ($92,670), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,699).

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $81,902. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

57.6k
2022 Value
± 2,023
0.42%
1 Year growth
± 4.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Quincy, MA grew at a rate of 0.42%, from 57.3k employees to 57.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Quincy, MA, are Management Occupations (6,914 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,025 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (5,453 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Quincy, MA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

57.6k
2022 Value
± 2,023
0.42%
1 Year growth
± 4.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Quincy, MA grew at a rate of 0.42%, from 57.3k employees to 57.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Quincy, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,532 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,166 people), and Educational Services (5,887 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Quincy, MA, though some of these residents may live in Quincy, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$63,146
Median earning men ± $3,567
$52,248
Median earning women ± $2,190

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,125), Public Administration ($89,557), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,301).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($81,403), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,563), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($69,119).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.61%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.67M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 2.61% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.29%).

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Quincy, MA awarded 669 degrees. The student population of Quincy, MA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,360 male students and 1,831 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Quincy, MA are White (355 and 55.1%), followed by Black or African American (133 and 20.7%), Hispanic or Latino (66 and 10.2%), and Unknown (38 and 5.9%).

The largest universities in Quincy, MA by number of degrees awarded are Quincy College (424 and 63.4%), Eastern Nazarene College (205 and 30.6%), and Massachusetts School of Barbering (40 and 5.98%).

The most popular majors in Quincy, MA are General Business Administration & Management (78 and 11.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (59 and 8.82%), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (46 and 6.88%).

The median tuition costs in Quincy, MA are $26,730 for private four year colleges, and $6,168 and $6,168 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Quincy, MA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 61.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,191 (42.6% men and 57.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,191 students enrolled in Quincy, MA, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,420 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Quincy, MA was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 37 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 424 degrees awarded
  2. 205 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Quincy College with 424 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 251 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Quincy, MA, which is 0.6 times less than the 418 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 355 degrees mean that there were 2.67 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 133 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,730) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,260) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.17% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.24% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (1.35M), High School or Equivalent (1.34M), and Graduate Degree (1.03M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Quincy, MA was $563,200 in 2022, which is 2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $481,600 to $563,200, a 16.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Quincy, MA is 43.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Quincy, MA have an average commute time of 33.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Quincy, MA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Quincy, MA is $90,668. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Quincy, MA was Census Tract 4174 with a value of $140,917, followed by Census Tract 4173 and Census Tract 4177.02, with respective values of $136,691 and $126,645.

Property

$563,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,229
$19,742
Median Property Taxes
±$957

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Quincy, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

43.9%
Homeownership
2022
62.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 43.9% of the housing units in Quincy, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4174
  2. Census Tract 4173
  3. Census Tract 4177.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Quincy, MA was Census Tract 4174 with a value of $140,917, followed by Census Tract 4173 and Census Tract 4177.02, with respective values of $136,691 and $126,645.

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Household Income

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$90,668
Median Household Income
± $3,972
45k
Number of Households
± 1,768

In 2022, the median household income of the 45k households in Quincy, MA grew to $90,668 from the previous year's value of $85,041.

The following chart displays the households in Quincy, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Quincy, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.48
2022 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.48
2021 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2022, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.047% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (53.3%)
  2. Public Transit (19.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (15.1%)

In 2022, 53.3% of workers in Quincy, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (19.5%) and those who worked at home (15.1%).

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Commute Time

33.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Quincy, MA have a longer commute time (33.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.38% of the workforce in Quincy, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Quincy, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Quincy, MA have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Quincy, MA (11.2k out of 100k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Quincy, MA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.6% of the population of Quincy, MA has health coverage, with 52.1% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.694% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Norfolk County, MA see 780 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.889% decrease from the previous year (787 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 803 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 150 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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780 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Norfolk County, MA

Primary care physicians in Norfolk County, MA see an average of 780 patients per year. This represents a 0.889% decrease from the previous year (787 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Norfolk County, MA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 15.9% under 18 years, 28.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.4%
Uninsured
52.1%
Employer Coverage
19.5%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.694%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Quincy, MA declined by 5.67% from 3.6% to 3.4%.

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