Beacon SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
3

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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
14,289
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
9.9%
Median Home
$244,600
Median Income
$62,917
Median Rent
$1,109

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Map Of Beacon, NY

Population over time in Beacon

Year Population % Change
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 307.9 376.2 386.3
Murder 7.0 3.2 5.3
Robbery 91.0 113.0 102.8
Aggravated Assault 174.9 228.3 248.5
Property Crime 1693.4 1545.6 2450.7
Burglary 160.9 201.7 468.9
Larceny 1490.4 1271.0 1745.0
Car Theft 42.0 72.9 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Beacon

White
55.4% (7,918)
African American
17.6% (2,519)
American Indian
0.5% (76)
Asian
2.0% (281)
Hawaiian
0.1% (17)
Other
0.5% (72)
Two Or More
4.2% (594)
Hispanic
19.7% (2,812)
Race Beacon NY USA
White 55.4% 56.4% 60.6%
African American 17.6% 14.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 8.1% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.5% 0.5% 3.9%
Two Or More 4.2% 1.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 19.7% 18.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Beacon, New York

Less than $10,000
3.2% (457)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.6% (1,228)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (1,528)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (1,514)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.1% (1,157)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (2,214)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.8% (1,828)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.8% (2,543)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (943)
$200,000 or more
6.2% (885)
Income Beacon NY USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 7.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.6% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 9.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.1% 11.5% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 16.2% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.8% 11.9% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.8% 14.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 6.7% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 6.2% 8.0% 5.7%

Gender in Beacon

Female
49.4% (7,052)
Male
50.6% (7,236)
Gender Beacon NY USA
Female 49.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Beacon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.6% (372)
9-12th Grade
7.3% (1,042)
High School / GED
25.9% (3,696)
Some College
22.2% (3,168)
Associate's Degree
9.1% (1,300)
Bachelor's Degree
19.8% (2,829)
Master's Degree
10.5% (1,496)
Professional Degree
1.2% (170)
Doctorate Degree
1.5% (212)
Education Beacon NY USA
< 9th Grade 2.6% 6.5% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.3% 7.5% 7.4%
High School / GED 25.9% 26.4% 27.5%
Some College 22.2% 16.1% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.1% 8.6% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 19.8% 19.7% 18.8%
Master's Degree 10.5% 10.9% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.2% 2.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.5% 1.5% 1.3%

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