Quincy

42.2529° N, 71.0023° W

 

Steeped in history, Quincy, AKA “The City of Presidents,” is a vibrant city where the past meets the present. Situated along the coastline, this up-and-coming city is renowned for its significant role in American history and its diverse community. Founded in 1625, Quincy boasts a rich historical tapestry that is evident in its architecture and landmarks. The birthplace of Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, the city takes pride in preserving their legacies. Visitors can explore the Adams National Historical Park, which includes the iconic Adams Mansion and the "Old House" where both presidents were born.

 

With 27 miles of coastline, Quincy's waterfront location adds to its charm, providing picturesque views and recreational opportunities. Wollaston Beach is a popular destination, offering sandy shores and a relaxing escape. The city's commitment to green spaces is further demonstrated by parks like Merrymount Park, Quincy Square and Pageant Field, providing residents with areas for leisure and community events. The city's economy is diverse, featuring a mix of businesses, industries, and a growing commercial sector. Quincy Center serves as a hub for shopping, dining, and entertainment, showcasing the city's modern face with a historical backdrop. The historic Hancock Cemetery, granite quarries, and the USS Salem at the United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum highlight Quincy's industrial and maritime heritage.

 

WHY WE LOVE IT: Quincy has it all! The hustle and bustle of city life, the serenity of suburban neighborhoods, the tranquility of coastal living, and sweeping ocean and city views. Quincy is well-connected to Boston, making it an attractive residential option for commuters. 

 

Points of Interest

  • Adams National Historic Park
  • Marina Bay
  • Wollaston Beach
  • Blue Hills Reservation
  • US Naval Shipbuilding Museum
  • The Quincy Quarries
  • Quincy Square and Hancock Adams Common

Transportation

  • MBTA Red Line
  • MBTA Commuter Rail
  • Interstate 93
  • Route 3

Education

  • 11 Elementary Schools (Grades K thru 4/5)
  • 7 Middle Schools (Grades 5/6 thru 8
  • 2 High Schools (Grades 9 thru 12)
  • Eastern Nazarene College
  • Quincy College

Overview for Quincy, MA

100,544 people live in Quincy, where the median age is 38.3 and the average individual income is $45,634. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

100,544

Total Population

38.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$45,634

Average individual Income

Around Quincy, MA

There's plenty to do around Quincy, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

72
Very Walkable
Walking Score
49
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
43
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including West Elm Variety, Christos Furs, and Open Doors Yoga Studios.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 0.95 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.11 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.37 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.74 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.76 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.68 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Quincy, MA

Quincy has 44,515 households, with an average household size of 2.23. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Quincy do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 100,544 people call Quincy home. The population density is 6,066.86 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

100,544

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.3

Median Age

50.2 / 49.8%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
44,515

Total Households

2.23

Average Household Size

$45,634

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Quincy, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Quincy. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Greater Quincy Child Care Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Quincy Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Adams Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
The Woodward School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Beechwood Knoll Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Lincoln-Hancock Community School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
Broad Meadows Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Clifford H Marshall Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 4th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Amelio Della Chiesa Early Childhood Center
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Charles A Bernazzani Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
South West Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Snug Harbor Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5

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