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Get Paid to Live in Quincy, Illinois

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Central to the best of the midwest, Quincy is the other side of Illinois. Nestled on the state’s western edge along the Mississippi River, Quincy is a city investing in its future where you can feel connected to the community and a high-growth career. The city recently launched “Quincy’s Calling,” a multi-year resident and workforce recruitment campaign aimed at attracting talent to help fill the area’s available jobs and support the city’s long-term economic growth. The campaign launches as there is more than 700 available jobs across Quincy, which has about 39,751 residents, according to 2020 U.S. Census data. The city is headquarters to major American manufacturers such as Knapheide Manufacturing and Titan International, as well as regional healthcare systems like Blessing Health System. Additionally, BestPlaces.net demonstrates that Quincy’s cost of living and housing are 24.5% and 52% lower than national averages, respectively. In the past five years, the local government has invested $196.3 million in public safety, infrastructure, downtown and the riverfront, including $89 million in new and enhanced schools. In short, relocation to Quincy gives you an easier, more enjoyable, lower-cost lifestyle with no tradeoffs. Quincyans support each other and the common good. We take responsibility and ownership. We welcome you, support you and encourage you, Right on Q. Thinking about your next big life move? Come on over – Quincy’s calling you. Incentive Offer Details: -The campaign offers new residents moving from outside of Adams County a property tax rebate of up to $5,000 following one year of residency and employment in Quincy. -Renters who take a job in Quincy also receive a rebate of up to $3,500 on rent or lease payments after six months of residency. -Remote workers who relocate within Quincy city limits are also eligible for the program’s incentives. Incentive Dollar Value: -Property tax rebate of up to $5,000 for new residents after one year of residency and employment in Quincy. -Rent or lease payment rebate of up to $3,500 after six months of residency and employment in Quincy.


Eligibility Requirements
  • Rebates are available for individuals/families who relocate from outside Adams County to within the city limits of Quincy and take or maintain employment in Adams County.

  • Remote workers who relocate within the city limits of Quincy but are employed by companies outside of Adams County are also eligible. The county employment restriction does not apply to remote employment.

  • Rebates are available on a first-come/first-serve basis until a total of $125,000 in rebates are issued from this City of Quincy program.

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