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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Beacon is 439. Beacon, Iowa is the 13,706th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Beacon was in 2000, when its population was 529. In 2000, Beacon was the 13,127th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,706th largest city in the US. Beacon is currently 17.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Beacon has shrunk 17.0% since the year 2000. Beacon, Iowa's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13702||Fox Chase, Kentucky||440||-7.9%|
|13703||Lodge Grass, Montana||440||-17.1%|
|13711||Ronda, North Carolina||439||-4.7%|
The total voting age population of Beacon, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 500. The voting age population is 53.4% male and 46.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.6% of the residents of Beacon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Beacon are 94.8% White, 2.7% Two or more races, 1.7% Black and 0.8% Asian.
In Beacon, 15.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.1%. On a per-household basis, 8.7% of families are below the poverty line in Beacon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.0% of Beacon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.7% of Beacon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.7% have a bachelor's degree and 0.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Beacon residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Beacon is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Beacon, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Beacon is $37,188.
In Beacon, 85.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 14.6% of housing units in Beacon.
Of all the housing units in Beacon, 11.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Beacon, 15.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Beacon is $793.
In Beacon, 71.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.