Beacon is a city located in Mahaska County Iowa. Beacon has a 2020 population of 493. Beacon is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually but its population has decreased by -0.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 495 in 2010.
The average household income in Beacon is $61,554 with a poverty rate of 15.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $793 per month, and the median house value is $67,500. The median age in Beacon is 45.3 years, 46.3 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Beaconwas:
99.66% of Beacon residents speak only English, while 0.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.34% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Beacon is Multiple, with 82.35% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Beacon is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.92%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Beacon
99.37% of Beacon residents were born in the United States, with 82.63% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.