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Beacon, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Beacon,NY index of house prices

Total population: 14,238 (Urban population: 13,839, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 5,818 (5,263 occupied: 2,781 owner occupied, 2,520 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

47%

Housing density: 1,218 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $115,860.

Median contract rent in 2016: $579 (lower quartile is $459, upper quartile is $700)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $671


Median gross rent in Beacon, NY in 2016: $658

Housing units in Beacon with a mortgage: 1,818 (88 second mortgage, 223 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 965

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $112,619

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $68,797

Median monthly housing costs: $1,236


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Beacon, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $249,059 (it was $120,000 in 2000)
Beacon:

$249,059
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $200,338 - $302,775

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $276,738
Here:

$276,738
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $201,031
Here:

$201,031
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $194,811
Here:

$194,811
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $287,631
Here:

$287,631
State:

$650,258
Median year house/condo built: 1949

Median year apartment built: 1957

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,219
  • In family households: 10,060 (1,365 male householders, 1,685 female householders)
    1,932 spouses, 3,633 children (3,322 natural, 68 adopted, 261 stepchildren), 531 grandchildren, 107 brothers or sisters, 199 parents, 192 other relatives, 425 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,010 (1,049 male householders (858 living alone)), 1,171 female householders (914 living alone)), 807 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,246

Size of family households: 1,358 2-persons, 763 3-persons, 515 4-persons, 243 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 77 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,770 1-person, 301 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 76 4-persons, 37 5-persons.

1,027 married couples with children.
1,086 single-parent households (193 men, 893 women).

80.2% of residents of Beacon speak English at home.
15.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,835 (12.9%)
(61.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Beacon, New York:

  • 17no bedroom
  • 1191 bedroom
  • 4772 bedrooms
  • 1,3083 bedrooms
  • 6114 bedrooms
  • 1885+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Beacon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Beacon, New York:

  • 453no bedroom
  • 7011 bedroom
  • 6462 bedrooms
  • 6113 bedrooms
  • 734 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Beacon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Beacon in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 108no vehicle
  • 9191 vehicle
  • 1,0762 vehicles
  • 4273 vehicles
  • 1184 vehicles
  • 1355+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Beacon population

Cars and other vehicles available in Beacon in renter-occupied apartments

  • 659no vehicle
  • 1,2361 vehicle
  • 5452 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Beacon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Beacon, New York:

  • 171 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 653 rooms
  • 1534 rooms
  • 4585 rooms
  • 6306 rooms
  • 4687 rooms
  • 2738 rooms
  • 6869+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Beacon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Beacon, New York:

  • 4571 room
  • 1162 rooms
  • 5183 rooms
  • 7004 rooms
  • 3045 rooms
  • 2276 rooms
  • 597 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 659+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Beacon population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Beacon, NY household income distribution

  • Beacon, NY household income distribution
  • 149Less than $10,000
  • 452$10,000 to $14,999
  • 169$15,000 to $19,999
  • 357$20,000 to $24,999
  • 326$25,000 to $29,999
  • 201$30,000 to $34,999
  • 182$35,000 to $39,999
  • 155$40,000 to $44,999
  • 107$45,000 to $49,999
  • 313$50,000 to $59,999
  • 491$60,000 to $74,999
  • 592$75,000 to $99,999
  • 558$100,000 to $124,999
  • 403$125,000 to $149,999
  • 370$150,000 to $199,999
  • 387$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Beacon, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Beacon, NY
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 83$100,000 to $124,999
  • 47$125,000 to $149,999
  • 204$150,000 to $174,999
  • 365$175,000 to $199,999
  • 718$200,000 to $249,999
  • 636$250,000 to $299,999
  • 471$300,000 to $399,999
  • 149$400,000 to $499,999
  • 16$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$750,000 to $999,999
  • 17$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Beacon, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Beacon, NY
  • 19Less than $100
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 2$150 to $199
  • 162$200 to $249
  • 25$250 to $299
  • 169$300 to $349
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 5$400 to $449
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 43$500 to $549
  • 23$550 to $599
  • 71$600 to $649
  • 24$650 to $699
  • 80$700 to $749
  • 148$750 to $799
  • 212$800 to $899
  • 345$900 to $999
  • 425$1,000 to $1,249
  • 371$1,250 to $1,499
  • 176$1,500 to $1,999
  • 47$2,000 to $2,499
  • 14$2,500 to $2,999
  • 122No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1492010 or later
  • 4132000 to 2009
  • 3551990 to 1999
  • 3901980 to 1989
  • 1971970 to 1979
  • 264Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Beacon population
Beacon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 253
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 467
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 457
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 904
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 445
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 192
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,189
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 249
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 172
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 530
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 606
  • 90 or more minutes: 787
Beacon, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 51.1%
Number of people working at home: 459 (6.9% of all workers)

Beacon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,201 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 198 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 70 (2%)
  • Railroad: 42 (1%)
  • Taxi: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (1%)
  • Walked: 82 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 459 (11%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 594
 American: 461
 Irish: 365
 African: 279
 European: 204
 Jamaican: 162
 Russian: 125
 English: 121
 German: 101
 Polish: 95
 West Indian: 94
 French (except Basque): 51
 Greek: 48
 Slovak: 45
 French Canadian: 39
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 39
 Australian: 32
 Ukrainian: 30
 Swiss: 28
 Swedish: 27
 Haitian: 22
 Scottish: 20
 Slavic: 19
 Danish: 17
 Eastern European: 15
 Finnish: 14
 British West Indian: 14
 Hungarian: 13
 British: 13
 Scotch-Irish: 11
 Iranian: 11
 Portuguese: 9
 Nigerian: 8
 Dutch: 8
 Romanian: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 4
 Israeli: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 21%Colombia
  • 10%Ecuador
  • 9%Guatemala
  • 8%Jamaica
  • 6%Mexico
  • 5%Dominican Republic
  • 4%Trinidad and Tobago

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,752
  • Other state: 2,330
  • Northeast: 983
  • Midwest: 394
  • South: 638
  • West: 244

83% of Beacon residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 91% lived in New York.

Beacon:

83.2%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 21
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 129
  • 10th grade: 153
  • 11th grade: 87
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 150
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,412
  • Less than 1 year of college: 485
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 670
  • Associate degree: 657
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,187
  • Master's degree: 402
  • Professional school degree: 49
  • Doctorate degree: 64

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 22
  • 5th and 6th grade: 62
  • 7th and 8th grade: 42
  • 9th grade: 63
  • 10th grade: 144
  • 11th grade: 88
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 50
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,306
  • Less than 1 year of college: 312
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 636
  • Associate degree: 428
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,041
  • Master's degree: 676
  • Professional school degree: 80
  • Doctorate degree: 104

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 8.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 26.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 26.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.0%Females
Beacon marital status for males
Beacon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,852
  • One, attached: 634
  • Two: 889
  • 3 or 4: 371
  • 5 to 9: 616
  • 10 to 19: 173
  • 20 to 49: 164
  • 50 or more: 226
  • Mobile homes: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $155,769

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Beacon:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Beacon
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31.1%)
  • Electricity (9.0%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (38.8%)
  • Electricity (28.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 163
Here:

14.8%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 53
Here:

7.9%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 239
Here:

34.8%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)