Beacon, New York Population 2022

13,415
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Beacon is a city located in Dutchess County New York. With a 2020 population of 13,415, it is the 149th largest city in New York and the 3260th largest city in the United States. Beacon is currently declining at a rate of -1.30% annually and its population has decreased by -2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,769 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Beacon has a population density of 2,831 people per square mile.

The average household income in Beacon is $99,375 with a poverty rate of 8.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. 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: 67.16%
  • Black or African American: 16.69%
  • Two or more races: 7.86%
  • Other race: 4.86%
  • Asian: 2.75%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
The current population of Beacon, New York is 13,415 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,769.

Beacon, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

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Beacon Population by Race

Beacon Population Pyramid 2022

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Beacon Median Age

39.3


Total

39.8


Male

39.1


Female

Beacon Adults

There are 10,683 adults, (1,909 of whom are seniors) in Beacon.

Beacon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Beacon Sex Ratio

Female

7,303

53.22%

Male

6,420

46.78%

Beacon Population by Age

Beacon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Beacon Household Types

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Beacon Households and Families

3.26

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Beacon Households by Type

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Beacon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beacon Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american 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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$44,714

Average Earnings

$54,348

Average Male

$41,462

Average Female

Beacon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beacon Language by Age

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Beacon Language

82.02% of Beacon residents speak only English, while 17.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.51% of the population.

Beacon Language

Beacon Poverty by Race

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8.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.20%

Male Poverty Rate

10.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beacon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beacon is Black, with 13.62% 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 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.34%.

Beacon Poverty

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Beacon Poverty Rate by Education

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Beacon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beacon Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Beacon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

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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901

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Beacon Veterans by War

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Beacon Veterans by Age

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Beacon Veterans by Race

Beacon Veterans by Education

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5.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beacon Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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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71.14%

Born in Beacon

89.24%

Native Born

10.76%

Foreign Born

4.38%

Non Citizen

6.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.24% of Beacon residents were born in the United States, with 71.14% having been born in New York. 4.38% 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

Beacon Population by Year