Beacon, New York Population 2022

14,571
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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.

Beacon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Beaconwas:

  • White: 72.77%
  • Black or African American: 15.94%
  • Two or more races: 4.50%
  • Other race: 4.06%
  • Asian: 2.14%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Beacon, New York is 14,571 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,571.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,834.

Beacon, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,92272.77%
Black or African American2,17315.94%
Two or More Races6134.50%
Some Other Race5534.06%
Asian2922.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.10%
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Beacon Population by Race

Beacon Population Pyramid $2022

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Beacon Median Age

40.5


Total

40.1


Male

41.3


Female

Beacon Adults

There are 10,869 adults, (1,859 of whom are seniors) in Beacon.

Beacon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Beacon Sex Ratio

Female

7,056

51.75%

Male

6,578

48.25%

Beacon Population by Age

Beacon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Beacon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female38.6%61.4%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
Male46.4%53.6%
All57.2%42.8%
Married74.6%25.4%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Beacon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2592.5257.2
Married2,2443.474.6
Non Family2,1271.3445.7
Female6533.1938.6
Male2352.9646.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Beacon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2032.07%
9th to 12th Grade4804.89%
High School Graduate2,76128.11%
Some College2,06421.01%
Associates Degree1,02610.44%
Bachelors Degree1,89919.33%
Graduate Degree1,39014.15%
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Beacon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beacon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8286,4122,431
Hispanic1,4431,190421
Black1,2631,256280
Other Race25014219
2+ Races24324362
Asian189189129
Native American595216
Islander888

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%.

Beacon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,485$53,315$40,452
Less Than 9th Grade$21,944$25,099$
High School Graduate$34,302$37,028$26,692
Some College$40,873$57,669$33,242
Bachelors Degree$59,630$59,017$61,359
Graduate Degree$74,179$83,333$71,193

$44,485

Average Earnings

$53,315

Average Male

$40,452

Average Female

Beacon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beacon Language by Age

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Beacon Language

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.

Beacon Language

Beacon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1876367.77%
Hispanic2,53832712.88%
Black2,11731514.88%
Other69NaN%
Multiple6136510.60%

9.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.86%

Male Poverty Rate

11.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beacon

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%.

Beacon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College12.73%
Less Than 9th Grade9.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%
High School4.66%

Beacon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed45.73%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed6.32%
Male Employed0.79%

Beacon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beacon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,193$99,375
Families$89,746$114,300
Married Families$115,324-
Non Families$42,819$73,614
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Income by Household Type

Beacon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Beacon Married by Age and Sex

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Beacon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Beacon Marital Status by Race

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Beacon Marital Status

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820

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam307
Korea97
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War40
World War II9

Beacon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64275
75+200
65 to 74199
35 to 54118
18 to 3428

Beacon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6617.88%
Hispanic1145.89%
Black1097.11%
2+ Races3914.66%
Other Race112.76%

Beacon Veterans by Race

Beacon Veterans by Education

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8.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beacon Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Beacon Employment by Age

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Beacon Employment by Race

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Beacon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.37%

Born in Beacon

89.76%

Native Born

10.24%

Foreign Born

4.64%

Non Citizen

5.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Beacon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202214,5712011.40%
202114,3702011.42%
202014,1692011.44%
201913,9682011.46%
201813,7673052.27%
201713,462120.09%
201613,450-53-0.39%
201513,503930.69%
201413,410-91-0.67%
201313,501-140-1.03%
201213,641-106-0.77%
201113,747-87-0.63%
201013,834260.02%
200013,8085650.42%
199013,2433060.23%
198012,937-318-0.24%
197013,255-667-0.49%
196013,922-90-0.06%
195014,0121,4401.09%
194012,5726390.52%
193011,9339370.82%
192010,9960.00%

Beacon Population by Year