Quincy, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 94,166 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 46,122  (49.0%)
Females: 48,044  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02169, 02170, 02171.

Quincy Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,765 (it was $47,121 in 2000)
Quincy:

$77,765
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,890 (it was $26,001 in 2000)

Quincy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $426,200 (it was $181,500 in 2000)
Quincy:

$426,200
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $443,539; detached houses: $478,387; townhouses or other attached units: $385,147; in 2-unit structures: $466,571; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $543,953; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $270,629

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,395.

March 2019 cost of living index in Quincy: 140.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.0% for American Indian residents, 13.1% for other race residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Quincy, MA (2017)
    • 55,89159.1%White alone
    • 28,47330.1%Asian alone
    • 5,3305.6%Black alone
    • 3,4113.6%Hispanic
    • 2,1702.3%Two or more races
    • 5080.5%Other race alone
    • 2530.3%American Indian alone
    • 1040.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Quincy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Quincy, Massachusetts as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Quincy is 3,487 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Quincy by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.2)
3
(3.3)
2
(2.2)
2
(2.1)
5
(5.2)
11
(12.2)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
26
(29.0)
23
(25.3)
16
(17.5)
15
(15.8)
20
(20.7)
22
(24.4)
31
(33.4)
31
(33.1)
35
(37.4)
35
(37.2)
27
(28.8)
30
(32.1)
24
(25.5)
32
(33.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
92
(102.6)
92
(101.3)
70
(76.6)
105
(110.5)
96
(99.4)
112
(124.0)
91
(98.0)
84
(89.6)
87
(93.1)
72
(76.6)
51
(54.4)
60
(64.2)
65
(69.2)
49
(51.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
219
(244.3)
187
(206.0)
165
(180.6)
225
(236.7)
263
(272.3)
269
(297.9)
271
(291.9)
286
(305.1)
239
(255.6)
285
(303.1)
297
(317.1)
318
(340.3)
294
(312.9)
271
(287.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
387
(431.6)
473
(521.0)
589
(644.5)
598
(629.1)
478
(494.9)
505
(559.2)
551
(593.5)
495
(528.1)
461
(493.1)
405
(430.7)
377
(402.5)
295
(315.7)
322
(342.7)
261
(276.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
883
(984.8)
1,058
(1,165)
1,147
(1,255)
1,139
(1,198)
1,145
(1,186)
1,152
(1,276)
1,087
(1,171)
943
(1,006)
1,113
(1,191)
1,032
(1,097)
1,039
(1,109)
1,113
(1,191)
1,154
(1,228)
860
(911.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
152
(169.5)
153
(168.5)
141
(154.3)
135
(142.0)
136
(140.8)
125
(138.4)
138
(148.7)
116
(123.8)
73
(78.1)
62
(65.9)
82
(87.5)
98
(104.9)
88
(93.7)
69
(73.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(6.7)
16
(17.6)
12
(13.1)
8
(8.4)
10
(10.4)
8
(8.9)
3
(3.2)
13
(13.9)
4
(4.3)
10
(10.6)
4
(4.3)
6
(6.4)
6
(6.4)
4
(4.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)190.5195.0185.1200.6204.5241.9216.9201.5197.4192.7184.5191.2184.4161.8

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City-data.com crime index in Quincy, MA

Crime rate in Quincy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 244 (212 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Quincy, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (20.6%), Italian (5.6%), American (3.0%), Albanian (2.0%), English (1.9%), Cape Verdean (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 16.8 square miles.

Population density: 5,610 people per square mile   (average).

Quincy, Massachusetts map

31,767 residents are foreign born (11.7% Asia, 5.0% Europe).

This city:

33.6%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,432 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,625 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (6.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (177.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Braintree, MA (1.9 miles ),
Milton, MA (1.9 miles ),
Braintree Town, MA (2.0 miles ),
Weymouth Town, MA (2.2 miles ),
Weymouth, MA (2.2 miles ),
Boston, MA (2.4 miles ),
Hingham, MA (2.5 miles ),
Randolph, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.26 N, Longitude: 71.01 W

Quincy nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): City of Presidents, Q-Town

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,847 (-12.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,791 (25.4%)

Area codes: 617, 857

Distribution of median household income in Quincy, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Quincy, MA in 2017
Quincy satellite photo by USGS

Quincy tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $213,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Quincy, MA residents
Average permit cost in Quincy, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Quincy, MA
Historical housing units in Quincy, MA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,967 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in Quincy, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.0%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (16.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Quincy, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
  • Aircraft and traffic control occupations (2.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Aircraft and traffic control occupations (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.3%)

Average climate in Quincy, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Quincy, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.240. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.240
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Quincy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quincy-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Quincy center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Quincy topographic map

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

Hospitals in Quincy:

  • QUINCY MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 114 WHITWELL STREET)
  • QUINCY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (460 QUINCY AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Quincy:

  • ARLINGTON GREEN ELDERCARE (210 ARLINGTON ST)
  • CRESTVIEW HEALTHCARE FACILITY (86 GREENLEAF STREET)
  • FRIEL NURSING HOME,INC (58 BEACH ST)
  • HANCOCK PARK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (164 PARKINGWAY)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILTIATION-QUINCY (11 MCGRATH HIGHWAY)
  • MARINA BAY SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (2 SEAPORT DRIVE)
  • MERRYMOUNT MANOR NURSING HOME (38 EDGEMERE RD)
  • PRESIDENTIAL CONVALESCENT HOME (43 OLD COLONY AVENUE)
  • SUNBRIDGE CARE AND REHAB-QUINCY (205 ELM STREET)
  • TRANS CARE UNIT AT QUINCY MEDICAL CENTER (114 WHITWELL STREET - 5 TH FLOOR)

Dialysis Facilities in Quincy:

  • ADVANCED DIRECTIONS RENAL CARE CENTER (1250 HANCOCK ST, SUITE 204N-B)
  • QUINCY DIALYSIS CENTER (1250 HANCOCK STREET SUITE #110N)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN DIALYSIS FACILITY ((BMA QUINCY))

Home Health Centers in Quincy:

  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE OF HYANNIS (99 BRACKETT STREET)
  • PHYSICIANS HOMECARE (2 ADAMS PLACE, SUITE 405)
  • QUINCY VISITING NURSE ASSOC INC (10 GRANITE STREET PO BOX 2370)

Heliports located in Quincy:

Amtrak stations near Quincy:

  • 7 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.
  • 8 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/Universities in Quincy:

  • Quincy College (Full-time enrollment: 3,184; Location: 1250 Hancock Street; Public; Website: www.quincycollege.edu)
  • Eastern Nazarene College (Full-time enrollment: 1,300; Location: 23 E Elm Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.enc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Massachusetts School of Barbering (Full-time enrollment: 61; Location: 64 Ross Way; Private, for-profit; Website: massschoolofbarbering.com)
  • Mansfield Beauty Schools-Quincy (Full-time enrollment: 51; Location: 200 Parking Way; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mansfieldbeautyschools.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Quincy:

  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 5 miles; Boston, MA; Full-time enrollment: 12,625)
  • Curry College (about 6 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Northeastern University (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 27,758)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,418)
  • MCPHS University (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 5,491)
  • Simmons College (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,048)
  • Berklee College of Music (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,726)

Public high schools in Quincy:

  • NORTH QUINCY HIGH (Students: 1,511, Location: 316 HANCOCK STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • QUINCY HIGH (Students: 139, Location: 100 CODDINGTON STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Quincy:

  • THE WOODWARD SCHOOL (Students: 127, Location: 1102 HANCOCK ST, Grades: 6-12, Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Quincy:

Private elementary/middle schools in Quincy:

  • ADAMS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 127, Location: 310 ADAMS ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • MUTANAFISUN ACADEMY (Students: 36, Location: 470 SOUTH ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Quincy

Library in Quincy:

  • THOMAS CRANE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,886,411; Location: 40 WASHINGTON STREET; 296,741 books; 14,932 audio materials; 14,144 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 543 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • John Cheever - Writer - 27 May 1912, Bill Dana (actor, writer, producer)5 October 1924, Lee Remick (actress)14 December 1935, Quincy, Lesley Visser (sportscaster)11 September 1953

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Quincy: Quincy Center Station (A), Quincy Yacht Club Range Light (B), Quincy Yacht Club (C), North Commons (D), Boston Harbor Marina (E), Furnace Brook Golf Course (F), Quincy Adams Yacht Club (G), Quincy Shipyard (H), Squantum Yacht Club (I), Wollaston Yacht Club (J), Fallon Ambulance Service (K), Fallon Emergency Medical Service (L), Quincy Fire Department Station 3 (M), Quincy Fire Department Station 2 (N), Quincy Fire Department Station 7 (O), Quincy Fire Department Station 8 (P), Quincy Fire Department Station 6 (Q), Adams Shore Branch Thomas Crane Public Library (R), Snug Harbor Elementary School Library (S), Sawyer Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: The Galleria at Presidents Place Shopping Center (1), Southern Artery Shopping Center (2), Braintree Place Shopping Center (3), Granite Plaza Shopping Center (4), Presidents Plaza Shopping Center (5), Quintree Mall Shopping Center (6), President Plaza Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Quincy: J JILL GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Quincy include: Union Congregational Church (A), Wollaston Lutheran Church (B), West Quincy Congregational Church (C), United First Parish Church (D), Saint Chrysostoms Church (E), Saint Catherine Greek Orthodox Church (F), Saint Anns Church (G), Sacred Heart Church (H), Quincy Point Congregation Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Christ Church Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Quincy Cemetery (3), Christ Church Burial Ground (4), Adams Crypt (5), Mount Wollaston Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sagamore Creek (A), Sachem Creek (B), Furnace Brook (C), Bouncing Brook (D), Town Brook (E), Neponset River (F), Bents Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Quincy include: Baxter Street Historic District (1), Municipal Stadium (2), Neponset River Reservation (3), Battery March Park (4), Cavanagh Stadium (5), Freedom Park (6), Adams National Historical Park (7), Hawthorne Gardens (8), Shea Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Manet Beach (A), Nickerson Beach (B), Wollaston Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Quincy Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 8 Adams Street) (1), Eastern National (Historical Places & Services; 1250 Hancock Street) (2), Boston Step On Tours (Tours & Charters; 257 North Central Avenue) (3), Don Quijote Tours of New England (Tours & Charters; 445 Willard Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Brookside House Lodging (29 Miller Stile Rd) (1), Acs-American Chair & Seating Products (132R Washington Street) (2), Atlantic House (338 Washington Street) (3), Boston Textile CO Inc (254 Washington Street) (4), Marriott Quincy Hotel (1000 Marriot Drive) (5), Best Western Adams Inn (29 Hancock Court) (6), President's City Inn (845 Hancock Street) (7), Presidents City Inn (845 Hancock St) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: John Cheever - Short story writer, Bill Delahunt - Politician, Sallie McFague - Feminist, Lesley Visser - Sports announcer, Brian Eklund - NHL player (Tampa Bay Lightning, born: May 24, 1980), Bill Dana (comedian) - Comedian, Billy De Wolfe - Film actor, William R. Caddy - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Pete Kendall - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jul 9, 1973), James H. Maloney - Politician.

Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Quincy and their reported violations in the past:

FISHERFIELD TOWNHOUSES (Serves NH, Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-25-2012 and AUG-25-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Quincy that have no violations reported:

  • QUINCY WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 91,750, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.9%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Quincy in 2010:

  • 698 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 426 people in college/university student housing
  • 123 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 31 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Quincy in 2000:

  • 655 people in nursing homes
  • 497 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 173 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 100 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 63 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with most branches in Quincy (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: North Quincy Branch, Quincy Center Branch, South Quincy Branch, Quincy Stop And Shop Branch, Quincy Stop And Shop So Artery Branc. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Quincy Branch, Quincy Square Branch, Quincy/Granite Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • South Shore Savings Bank: Grainte Crossing Branch at 370 Quincy Avenue, branch established on 1979/11/20; Franklin Street Branch at 138 Franklin Street, branch established on 2001/05/11. Info updated 2011/08/26: Bank assets: $950.4 mil, Deposits: $661.6 mil, headquarters in South Weymouth, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: South Shore Bancorp Mhc
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Quincy Branch at 1150 Hancock Street, branch established on 1985/12/19; Wollaston Branch at 20 Beale Street, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Eastern Bank: Wollaston Branch at 731 Hancock Street, branch established on 1912/05/21; Quincy Branch at 63 Franklin Street, branch established on 1996/11/14. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Colonial Federal Savings Bank: South Artery Branch at 1000 Southern Artery, branch established on 2001/05/07; at 15 Beach Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $295.2 mil, Deposits: $249.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • South Coastal Bank: Quincy Branch at 77 Granite Street, branch established on 2000/11/06. Info updated 2010/07/20: Bank assets: $268.5 mil, Deposits: $207.0 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mountainone Financial Partners, Mhc
  • East West Bank: Quincy Branch at 219 Quincy Avenue, branch established on 2003/07/31. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $21,962.4 mil, Deposits: $17,501.8 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Braintree Co-operative Bank: Quincy Branch at 505 Quincy Ave, branch established on 2007/12/17. Info updated 2012/02/15: Bank assets: $237.1 mil, Deposits: $216.6 mil, headquarters in Braintree, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Braintree Bancorp Mhc
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Quincy:

Marital status in Quincy, MA
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Quincy:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Quincy
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Quincy:

(Quincy, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Quincy, MA (based on Norfolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 108
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Norfolk County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Here:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Norfolk County:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Norfolk County:

7.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Quincy:

57.2%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.0%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.1%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Quincy:

7.0
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Quincy:

30.1%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Quincy:

63.0%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Quincy:

81.9%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Quincy, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,047$6,137,061$70,33948$44,126
Police Protection - Officers 206$1,684,611$98,1330$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 203$862,327$50,97597$112,242
Firefighters 198$1,845,209$111,8310$0
Other and Unallocable 78$419,173$64,48840$21,270
Streets and Highways 71$386,393$65,3062$2,657
Sewerage 63$346,199$65,9430$0
Financial Administration 45$244,501$65,2000$0
Local Libraries 41$200,543$58,6967$15,686
Other Government Administration 36$202,111$67,3702$3,463
Police - Other 28$133,916$57,39345$52,761
Parks and Recreation 26$134,305$61,98769$31,213
Welfare 23$103,230$53,85915$18,334
Health 8$57,642$86,4634$9,034
Fire - Other 6$50,388$100,7760$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$36,248$72,4963$8,622
Judicial and Legal 5$32,966$79,1180$0
Higher Education - Instructional 0$0 0$0
Higher Education - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2,090$12,876,823$73,934332$319,408

Quincy government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,224,000 ($129.81)
    General Public Buildings: $6,564,000 ($69.71)
    General - Other: $4,209,000 ($44.70)
    Water Utilities: $758,000 ($8.05)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $147,425,000 ($1565.59)
    General - Other: $65,038,000 ($690.67)
    Other Higher Education: $32,584,000 ($346.03)
    Police Protection: $26,114,000 ($277.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,097,000 ($234.66)
    Regular Highways: $9,711,000 ($103.13)
    General Public Buildings: $6,295,000 ($66.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,099,000 ($64.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,951,000 ($63.20)
    Sewerage: $5,712,000 ($60.66)
    Water Utilities: $4,573,000 ($48.56)
    Libraries: $3,159,000 ($33.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,130,000 ($33.24)
    Financial Administration: $2,988,000 ($31.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,538,000 ($16.33)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,488,000 ($15.80)
    Central Staff Services: $1,353,000 ($14.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $909,000 ($9.65)
    Health - Other: $679,000 ($7.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,282,000 ($66.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,383,000 ($35.93)
    Other - Health - Other: $160,000 ($1.70)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($0.49)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $31,516,000 ($334.69)
    Transit Utilities: $2,002,000 ($21.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,745,000 ($61.01)
    Regular Highways: $3,037,000 ($32.25)
    Sewerage: $2,245,000 ($23.84)
    Financial Administration: $224,000 ($2.38)
    Police Protection: $189,000 ($2.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $174,000 ($1.85)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $166,619,000 ($1769.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($1.15)

Quincy government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $32,923,000 ($349.63)
    Sewerage: $27,113,000 ($287.93)
    Other: $2,940,000 ($31.22)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,328,000 ($14.10)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $806,000 ($8.56)
    Parking Facilities: $726,000 ($7.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $422,000 ($4.48)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $204,000 ($2.17)
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000 ($0.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,737,000 ($71.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,257,000 ($66.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,667,000 ($123.90)
    Interest Earnings: $626,000 ($6.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $395,000 ($4.19)
    Donations From Private Sources: $52,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,786,000 ($210.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $39,232,000 ($416.63)
    General Local Government Support: $18,952,000 ($201.26)
    Other: $7,206,000 ($76.52)
    Highways: $3,336,000 ($35.43)
    Public Welfare: $1,128,000 ($11.98)
  • Tax - Property: $211,517,000 ($2246.21)
    Other License: $3,640,000 ($38.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,325,000 ($24.69)

Quincy government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $177,112,000 ($1880.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,218,000 ($1797.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,205,000 ($129.61)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,311,000 ($45.78)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $82,671,000 ($877.93)
    Beginning: $66,220,000 ($703.23)

Quincy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,247,000 ($246.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $86,840,000 ($922.20)

7.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($91,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,409 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.01% ($93,487 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.26% ($105,279)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.76% ($61,444)


7.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($106,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,548 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($142,190 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.30% ($104,103)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.12% ($73,217)
Businesses in Quincy, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Marshalls1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ace Hardware1Mazda1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western1Nike3
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King2Panera Bread1
CVS3Payless1
Chipotle1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza2Shaw's1
DressBarn1Starbucks3
Dressbarn1Stop & Shop2
Dunkin Donuts16Subway3
FedEx8T-Mobile5
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.J.Maxx1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul3
Home Depot2UPS19
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless1
IHOP1Volkswagen1
Jones New York1Walgreens3
KFC1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's2
Marriott1YMCA2

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)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, 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)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)

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.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • 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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Quincy: James Ward, William Robert Caddy.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Quincy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 430ft / 131mTotal length
  • $147,563,000Total costs
  • 1,069,219Total average daily traffic
  • 92,830Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,382,539Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Quincy, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 101950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Quincy, MA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Quincy)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Quincy, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Quincy)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Quincy)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED196$284,357630$216,6351,975$235,40385$117,49417$1,196,765102$226,765
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$291,87526$216,808129$240,5978$58,1254$508,2507$246,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$305,875127$208,370558$259,57737$119,0813$884,33345$245,689
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$284,37969$213,014382$256,79315$181,2671$4,000,00023$226,087
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$178,00029$231,379110$254,1004$380,2500$011$173,727

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Quincy, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$275,07847$286,5740$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$244,60034$303,5881$194,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$248,04316$305,9380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$229,0006$291,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$228,3330$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Quincy, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Quincy, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 625. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 892 took place in 2007, and the least - 514 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Quincy, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.2%), and Outside Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Quincy, MA
    • 5,75854.2%Structure Fires
    • 3,85036.3%Outside Fires
    • 7256.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2852.7%Other
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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Quincy, Massachusetts:

  • Boston Marriott Quincy, 1000 Marriott Dr, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169 , Phone: (866) 449-7387, Fax: (617) 472-7095
  • Howard Johnson Quincy, 845 Hancock St, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170 , Phone: (617) 479-6500, Fax: (617) 471-9257
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Quincy, Massachusetts
Most common first names in Quincy, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,76880.8 years
John1,53874.3 years
William88373.9 years
Joseph78574.9 years
Margaret70581.7 years
James68073.3 years
Helen58481.4 years
Robert54769.5 years
George53875.2 years
Thomas47073.1 years
Most common last names in Quincy, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sullivan25277.1 years
Smith24676.8 years
Murphy20877.0 years
Johnson17879.3 years
Walsh13477.6 years
Obrien12677.2 years
Mccarthy12477.1 years
Anderson12081.3 years
Macdonald10679.2 years
Kelly10272.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Quincy, MA
  • 56.0%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Quincy, MA
  • 45.2%Utility gas
  • 35.8%Electricity
  • 15.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Quincy compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Quincy on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 (02170) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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