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Quincy is a township in Adams County, in the Quincy metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Quincy. For links to other places called Quincy, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Quincy is 39.933N. The longitude is -91.388W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 40,366.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Quincy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62301 ZIP code.
40% of Quincy residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Quincy ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Quincy was $17,479, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Quincy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Quincy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $691.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Quincy political report.
The average commute time for Quincy workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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