Beacon, NY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Beacon's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Beacon is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Beacon, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Beacon has an overall cost of living index of 123 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New York, Beacon has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than New York's index of 117.

The standard of living in Beacon ranks as #4965 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies Beacon ranks as the #1442 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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Beacon Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense Beacon New York National Average
Overall 123 117 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 110 108 100
Health 117 101 100
Housing 128 145 100
Transportation 124 102 100
Utilities 123 97 100
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Beacon, NY Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in New York, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Beacon New York United States
Median Home Value $262,400 $302,200 $204,900
Median Rent $1,174 $1,240 $1,023
Median Income $74,450 $65,323 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.5x 4.6x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.23x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Beacon

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Beacon
Newburgh, NY 28,282 114 0.9x
Peekskill, NY 24,008 130 1.1x
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY 14,441 145 1.2x
Stony Point, NY 12,869 133 1.1x
New Windsor, NY 9,185 114 0.9x
Woodbury, NY 8,603 127 1.0x
Monroe, NY 8,578 126 1.0x
Mahopac, NY 8,426 139 1.1x
Lake Carmel, NY 8,114 128 1.0x
Myers Corner, NY 6,620 135 1.1x

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