Living in Beacon, NY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Beacon SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
3

Beacon, NY Crime Report

216
Total Crimes
1,516.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-40.95%
Below National Average

Beacon, NY Cost Of Living

123
Beacon's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

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
6.1%
Poverty
8.6%
Median Home
$262,400
Median Income
$74,450
Median Rent
$1,174

Beacon, NY Photos

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Map Of Beacon, NY

Population over time in Beacon

Year Population % Change
2017 14,279 0.0%
2016 14,279 -0.1%
2015 14,289 -0.6%
2014 14,375 -0.4%
2013 14,437 -1.9%
2012 14,724 -4.9%
2011 15,488 -0.3%
2010 15,536 0.3%
2009 15,494 -
Crime/100k Beacon NY USA
Violent Crime 182.6 350.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 77.2 93.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 91.3 220.9 246.8
Property Crime 1334.2 1440.5 2199.5
Burglary 280.9 159.3 376.0
Larceny 997.1 1214.0 1594.6
Car Theft 56.2 67.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Beacon

White
57.7% (8,246)
African American
15.3% (2,191)
American Indian
0.5% (72)
Asian
2.5% (352)
Hawaiian
0.1% (12)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.2% (596)
Hispanic
19.7% (2,810)
Race Beacon NY USA
White 57.7% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 15.3% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.5% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 19.7% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Beacon, New York

Less than $10,000
4.3% (60,943)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (83,004)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.2% (117,474)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (116,923)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.4% (133,744)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.3% (204,891)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (152,221)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.2% (288,999)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.9% (141,466)
$200,000 or more
9.0% (128,229)
Income Beacon NY USA
Less than $10,000 4.3% 6.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 5.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.2% 8.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.4% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.3% 15.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.2% 15.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.9% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 9.0% 9.7% 7.0%

Gender in Beacon

Female
49.6% (7,076)
Male
50.4% (7,202)
Gender Beacon NY USA
Female 49.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Beacon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (285)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (856)
High School / GED
28.0% (3,998)
Some College
19.0% (2,713)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,570)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (2,855)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,570)
Professional Degree
1.0% (142)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (285)
Education Beacon NY USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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