Beacon SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
3

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Beacon, New York Info Snack

Beacon is a city located in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The 2010 census placed the city total population at 15,541. Beacon is part of the Poughkeepsie?Newburgh?Middletown, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New York?Newark?Bridgeport, New York?New Jersey?Connecticut?Pennsylvania Combined Statistical Area. It was named to commemorate the historic beacon fires that blazed forth from the summit of the Fishkill Mountains to alert the Continental Army about British troop movements.
Population
14,279
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
9.4%
Median Home
$251,600
Median Income
$68,561
Median Rent
$1,069

Rankings for Beacon in New York

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Map Of Beacon, NY

Population over time in Beacon

Year Population % Change
2017 14,279 -0.1%
2016 14,289 -0.6%
2015 14,375 -0.4%
2014 14,437 -1.9%
2013 14,724 -4.9%
2012 15,488 -0.3%
2011 15,536 0.3%
2010 15,494 -

Crime in Beacon Per 100k

Crime Beacon NY USA
Violent Crime 309.6 356.7 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.8 5.3
Robbery 35.2 101.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 239.2 220.8 248.9
Property Crime 1688.7 1514.2 2362.0
Burglary 351.8 176.3 430.4
Larceny 1294.7 1270.3 1694.0
Car Theft 42.2 67.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Beacon

White
54.0% (7,717)
African American
16.2% (2,309)
American Indian
0.5% (73)
Asian
2.6% (373)
Hawaiian
0.1% (18)
Other
0.5% (67)
Two Or More
4.4% (633)
Hispanic
21.6% (3,089)
Race Beacon NY USA
White 54.0% 55.9% 61.5%
African American 16.2% 14.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.6% 8.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.4% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 21.6% 18.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Beacon, New York

Less than $10,000
3.3% (47,120)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (98,525)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (158,496)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.2% (131,366)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.0% (128,511)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.3% (204,189)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (162,780)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.2% (274,156)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.6% (122,799)
$200,000 or more
7.0% (99,953)
Income Beacon NY USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 7.1% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 5.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 9.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.2% 8.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.0% 11.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.3% 15.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 11.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.2% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.6% 7.2% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 7.0% 8.9% 6.3%

Gender in Beacon

Female
49.3% (7,033)
Male
50.7% (7,245)
Gender Beacon NY USA
Female 49.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Beacon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.6% (368)
9-12th Grade
6.4% (913)
High School / GED
25.8% (3,684)
Some College
21.2% (3,024)
Associate's Degree
9.8% (1,400)
Bachelor's Degree
20.8% (2,973)
Master's Degree
10.3% (1,476)
Professional Degree
1.5% (208)
Doctorate Degree
1.6% (229)
Education Beacon NY USA
< 9th Grade 2.6% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.4% 7.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.8% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 21.2% 15.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.8% 8.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.8% 19.9% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.3% 11.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.5% 2.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.6% 1.5% 1.4%

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