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Quincy is a city in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Col. John Quincy, local resident.
The latitude of Quincy is 42.252N. The longitude is -71.002W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 89,059.
Local quarries provided granite for the Bunker Hill Monument.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Quincy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Norfolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02171 ZIP code.
4% of Quincy residents report German ancestry, and 31% 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 $26,001, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Quincy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Quincy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $744. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,340.
Libraries in Quincy include Adams Shore Branch Library, Thomas Crane Public Library, Wollaston Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Quincy include Quincy Patriot Ledger
The average commute time for Quincy workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Quincy between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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