Quincy, MA

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Population

93,824

0.509% growth

Poverty Rate

10.5%


Median Age

39.3


Median Household Income

$71,808

10.7% growth

Number of Employees

53,338

2.89% growth

Median Property Value

$384,600

4.94% growth

About

In 2017, Quincy, MA had a population of 93.8k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $71,808. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Quincy, MA grew from 93,349 to 93,824, a 0.509% increase and its median household income grew from $64,890 to $71,808, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quincy, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (29%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.12%), White (Hispanic) (1.97%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.82%). N/A% of the people in Quincy, MA speak a non-English language, and 85.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Quincy, MA are Quincy College (816 degrees awarded in 2017), Eastern Nazarene College (287 degrees), and Massachusetts School of Barbering (41 degrees).

The median property value in Quincy, MA is $384,600, and the homeownership rate is 47.6%. Most people in Quincy, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Quincy, MA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Quincy, MA employs 53.3k people. The largest industries in Quincy, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,762 people), Accommodation & Food Services (6,276 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,086 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($80,139), Public Administration ($71,111), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,340).

Median household income in Quincy, MA is $71,808. Males in Quincy, MA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,850. The income inequality in Quincy, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.485, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$71,808

2017 value

± $2,998

10.7%

1 Year Growth

± 4.92%

Households in Quincy, MA have a median annual income of $71,808, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,890 in 2016, which represents a 10.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,043

Average Male Salary

± $1,786

$62,850

Average Female Salary

± $1,306

In 2017, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,516 ± $4,051

  2. White

    $64,668 ± $1,113

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $49,586 ± $39,015

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Quincy, MA is from Massachusetts.

0.485

2017 Wage GINI

0.485

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.485 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0457% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4178.01

  2. Census Tract 4171

  3. Census Tract 4182

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Quincy, MA was Census Tract 4178.01 with a value of $103,125, followed by Census Tract 4171 and Census Tract 4182, with respective values of $96,250 and $90,476.

The following map shows all of the places in Quincy, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Quincy, MA (9.74k out of 92.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,229 ± 547

  2. Asian

    3,544 ± 458

  3. Black

    540 ± 197

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

53.3k

2017 Value

± 1,723

2.89%

1 Year growth

± 4.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Quincy, MA grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 51.8k employees to 53.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Quincy, MA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,880 people), Management Occupations (5,019 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (4,972 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Quincy, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Quincy, MA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,880 people), Management Occupations (5,019 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (4,972 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Quincy, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.17 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.9 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Quincy, MA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,869), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($77,659), and Management Occupations ($76,605).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53.3k

2017 Value

± 1,723

2.89%

1 Year growth

± 4.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Quincy, MA grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 51.8k employees to 53.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Quincy, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,762 people), Accommodation & Food Services (6,276 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,086 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Quincy, MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,762 people), Accommodation & Food Services (6,276 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,086 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Quincy, MA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.65 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.79 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Quincy, MA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($80,139), Public Administration ($71,111), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,340).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.9B

  2. $29.2B

  3. $27.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($29.2B) and Electronics ($27.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$260B

2020 Value

$364B

Projected 2045 Value

40% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $260B. This is expected to increase 40% to $364B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $14.6B

  2. $13.9B

  3. $13.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $14.6B, followed by Connecticut with $13.9B and New Hampshire and $13.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.4% of the population of Quincy, MA has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 9.65% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Quincy, MA was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Quincy, MA see 790 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.02% increase from the previous year (782 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 843 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 188 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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790 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Norfolk County, MA see an average of 790 patients per year. This represents a 1.02% increase from the previous year (782 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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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,302

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,922

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,899

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.63%

Uninsured

54.7%

Employer Coverage

20%

Medicaid

9.65%

Medicare

10.8%

Non-Group

1.14%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Quincy, MA grew by 18.6% from 3.06% to 3.63%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Quincy, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.4% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.4%.

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Diversity

Quincy, MA is home to a population of 93.8k people, from which 85.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 31.3% of Quincy, MA residents were born outside of the country (29.3k people).

In 2017, there were 2.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.7k people) in Quincy, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.81k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Quincy, MA was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Quincy, MA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Quincy, MA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

29.3k people

31.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

29.2k people

As of 2017, 31.3% of Quincy, MA residents (29.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Quincy, MA was 31.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. China

    88,014 ± 7,236 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    84,884 ± 7,108 people

  3. Brazil

    66,506 ± 6,300 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 88,014 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 84,884 and Brazil with 66,506.

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Citizenship

85.9%

2017 Citizenship

86.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85.9% of Quincy, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Quincy, MA was 86.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Quincy, MA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    56.7k ± 1.43k

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    27.2k ± 1.19k

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    4.81k ± 879

In 2017, there were 2.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.7k people) in Quincy, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.81k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Quincy, MA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,563 ± 264

  2. Korea

    582 ± 150

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    566 ± 211

Quincy, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Quincy, MA awarded 1,167 degrees. The student population of Quincy, MA is skewed towards women, with 2,118 male students and 4,168 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Quincy, MA are White (586 and 52.4%), followed by Black or African American (316 and 28.2%), Hispanic or Latino (72 and 6.43%), and Unknown (61 and 5.45%).

The largest universities in Quincy, MA by number of degrees awarded are Quincy College (816 and 69.9%), Eastern Nazarene College (287 and 24.6%), and Massachusetts School of Barbering (41 and 3.51%).

The most popular majors in Quincy, MA are Registered Nursing (247 and 21.2%), General Business Administration & Management (131 and 11.2%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (97 and 8.31%).

The median tuition costs in Quincy, MA are $31,158 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 247 degrees awarded

  2. 93 degrees awarded

  3. 75 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Quincy, MA was Registered Nursing with 247 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Quincy, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 816 degrees awarded

  2. 287 degrees awarded

  3. 41 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$31,158

Median Private

In 2017, the Quincy, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Quincy College with 816 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

343

Degrees Awarded to Men

824

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 343 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Quincy, MA, which is 0.416 times less than the 824 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    586 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    316 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    72 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Quincy, MA were to White students. These 586 degrees mean that there were 1.85 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 316 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Quincy, MA was $384,600 in 2017, which is 1.67 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $366,500 to $384,600, a 4.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Quincy, MA is 47.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Quincy, MA have an average commute time of 34.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Quincy, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$384,600

2017 Median

± $6,545

$366,500

2016 Median

± $6,421

In 2017, the median property value in Quincy, MA grew to to $384,600 from the previous year's value of $366,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Quincy, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Quincy, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$71,808

Median Household Income

± $2,998

40.2k

Number of Households

± 1,397

In 2017, the median household income of the 40.2k households in Quincy, MA grew to $71,808 from the previous year's value of $64,890.

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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Quincy, MA 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

47.6%

2017 Homeownership

46.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 47.6% of the housing units in Quincy, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Quincy, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

34.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Quincy, MA have a longer commute time (34.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.44% of the workforce in Quincy, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    57%

  2. Public Transit

    28.1%

  3. Carpooled

    9.04%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Quincy, MA was Drove Alone (57%), followed by those who Public Transit (28.1%) and those who Carpooled (9.04%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

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 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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