Beacon is a city located in Dutchess County New York. Beacon has a 2020 population of 14,571. Beacon is currently growing at a rate of 1.40% annually and its population has increased by 5.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,834 in 2010.
The average household income in Beacon is $99,375 with a poverty rate of 9.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,323 per month, and the median house value is $278,700. The median age in Beacon is 40.5 years, 40.1 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Beaconwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
85.01% of Beacon residents speak only English, while 14.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.65% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Beacon is Black, with 14.88% 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 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.73%.
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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
89.76% of Beacon residents were born in the United States, with 71.37% having been born in New York. 4.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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