Quincy, Washington

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Quincy Washington (disambiguation)

Quincy is a city in Grant County, Washington, United States. The population was 5,044 at the 2000 census.

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History

Quincy was founded as a railroad camp during construction of the Great Northern Railway in 1892 and was officially incorporated on March 27, 1907. It was named after Quincy, Illinois.[3]

Geography

Quincy is located at 47°14′1″N 119°51′8″W / 47.23361°N 119.85222°W / 47.23361; -119.85222 (47.233691, -119.852296).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,044 people, 1,470 households, and 1,176 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,252.8 people per square mile (869.4/km²). There were 1,552 housing units at an average density of 693.2/sq mi (267.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.1% White, 12.3% African American, 0.9% Native American, 3.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 5.5% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.5% of the population.

There were 1,470 households out of which 50.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.38 and the average family size was 3.79.

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