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The Quincy Census Designated Place had a population of 1,858 as of July 1, 2016. Quincy ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Quincy is located at latitude 39.931 and longitude -120.9549 in Plumas County. The formal boundaries for the Quincy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plumas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,432 feet.

The Quincy Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409118) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Quincy Census Designated Place is located within Quincy CCD of Plumas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Quincy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Quincy: American Ranch, Quinsy.

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Quincy, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,858
Population in Households 1,803
Population in Familes 1,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 440
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 851
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 441
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 453 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $262,419
Average Home Value $251,504


Median Household Income $39,591
Average Household Income $54,009
Per Capita Income $25,262
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 0.71%
Households 1.03% 0.74%
Families 1.06% 0.72%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Quincy, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Quincy to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 895 41st
Population Density1 # 968 36th
Diversity Index2 # 1188 22nd
Median Household Income # 1208 20th
Per Capita Income # 904 40th

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