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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Beacon is 13,721. Beacon, New York is the 2,503rd largest city in the US.
Beacon is located entirely in Dutchess County.
The peak population of Beacon was in 2010, when its population was 15,541. In 2010, Beacon was the 2,128th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,503rd largest city in the US. Beacon is currently 11.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Beacon has shrunk 7.1% since the year 2000. Beacon, New York's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Beacon has a population density of 3,279.4 people per square mile.
|2497||Grass Valley, California||13,754||15.7%|
|2498||Trophy Club, Texas||13,745||113.5%|
|2499||Cayce, South Carolina||13,739||12.4%|
|2503||Beacon, New York||13,721||-7.1%|
|2508||White House, Tennessee||13,661||82.3%|
The total voting age population of Beacon, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,257. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.6% of the residents of Beacon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Beacon are 72.8% White, 15.9% Black, 4.5% Two or more races, 4.1% Other, 2.1% Asian, 0.5% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 18.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Beacon, 9.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.4%. On a per-household basis, 10.2% of families are below the poverty line in Beacon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.0% of Beacon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.0% of Beacon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.5% have a bachelor's degree and 14.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Beacon residents aged 5 and older, 15.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Beacon is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Beacon, 17.0% 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 $71,193.
In Beacon, 57.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.8% of housing units in Beacon.
Of all the housing units in Beacon, 42.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Beacon, 10.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 630 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Beacon is $1,323.
In Beacon, 86.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.