12508 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Beacon, NY (32.46%)
County: Dutchess County, NY
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 19,917
Zip code population in 2010: 19,880
Zip code population in 2000: 19,487

Houses and condos: 7,939
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,539
% of renters here:

48%
State:

46%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 12508: 137.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 14.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,368 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 12508
Zip code 12508 (Beacon, New York) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.8% ($4,566)
New York:

1.6% ($4,559)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,760 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,950 (1.7%)

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Males: 10,206  (51.2%)
Females: 9,711  (48.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 12508:

For population 15 years and over in 12508:

Zip code 12508 compared to state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 12508

  • Zip code 12508 races chart
    • 11,429White population
    • 3,618Black population
    • 41American Indian population
    • 540Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 82Some other race population
    • 472Two or more races population
    • 3,695Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 19,412
Rural population: 504

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $247,500
12508:

$247,500
New York:

$277,600
Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.8 years
New York median age:

38.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 12508, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $54,303 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$54,303
State:

$77,088

Salary/wage: $51,163 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$51,163
State:

$60,593
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.0% for AGIs below $25k, 80.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 73.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $685 (reported on 39.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$685
New York:

$3,125
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,696 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,696
State:

$10,299
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,711 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,711
State:

+$42,474
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,750 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$10,750
State:

+$16,168
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,465 (reported on 8.4% of returns)
12508:

$12,465
New York:

$17,621
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $13,033 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
12508:

$13,033
New York:

$27,330

Total itemized deductions: $21,930 (23% of AGI, reported on 37.2% of returns)
Here:

$21,930
State:

$34,985

Here:

23.4% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $25k, 10.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,290 (reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,290
State:

$5,572
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,955 (reported on 37.1% of returns)
12508:

$9,955
State:

$18,656
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,932 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,932
State:

$2,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.2%
Here:

60%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 54.7% for AGIs below $25k, 56.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 80.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 12508, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $43,563 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,563
State:

$59,519

Salary/wage: $41,388 (reported on 86.6% of returns)
Here:

$41,388
State:

$50,673
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 91.6% for AGIs below $10k, 76.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $912 (reported on 51.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$912
New York:

$2,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,845 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,845
State:

$5,394
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,692 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,692
State:

+$23,581
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.6% for AGIs below $10k, -0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,369 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,369
State:

+$13,809
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,095 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
12508:

$3,095
New York:

$3,115
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $8,205 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$8,205
New York:

$19,016

Total itemized deductions: $18,351 (26% of AGI, reported on 38.4% of returns)
Here:

$18,351
State:

$25,864

Here:

25.6% of AGI
State:

21.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs below $10k, 9.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,463 (3% of AGI, reported on 35.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,463
State:

$4,439

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,521 (reported on 77.2% of returns)
12508:

$5,521
State:

$11,730
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,625 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,625
State:

$1,757

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 66.4%
Here:

66%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 58.7% for AGIs below $10k, 67.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$62,792
New York:

$57,369
Beacon, NY (12508) map Nearest zip codes: 12527, 12512, 12524, 12520, 10516, 10996.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.0%
New York:

47.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.3%
New York:

6.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,114
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,294


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 105 (86 now married, 19 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,581 (1,891 now married, 2,690 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 12508 with a mortgage: 2,741 (126 second mortgage, 631 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,128

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,099
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S766

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

13.7%
Whole state:

16.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

7.2%
Whole state:

9.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.8
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 12508: Beacon Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Beacon Station (B), Southern Dutchess Country Club (C), Fishkill Correctional Facility (D), Matawan Correctional Facility (E), Beacon Fire Department Engine Company 1 (F), Howland Public Library (G), Beacon Fire Department Mase Hook and Ladder Company (H), Memorial Building (I), Saint Rocco Society Hall (J), Beacon Fire Department Lewis Tompkins Hose Company (K), Saint Francis - Beacon Extended Care Facility Nursing Home (L), Madam Brett Homestead (M), Dutchess Junction Fire Company (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 12508 include: Faith Temple Church of God (A), Saint James African Methodist Epsicopal Zion Church (B), The Oasis Church (C), Christ Church (D), Christ United Methodist Church (E), Springfield Baptist Church (F), Tabernacle Church of Christ (G), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint Joachims Cemetery (1), Saint Lukes Cemetery (2), Saint Joachims Cemetery (3), Fairview Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Melzingah Reservoir (A), Beacon Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Squirrel Hollow Brook (A), Gordons Brook (B), Fishkill Creek (C), Dry Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 12508 include: Mount Gulian Historic Site (1), Riverfront Park (2), Fountain Square (3), Hammond Plaza (4), Beacon Memorial Park Athletic Field (5), Lower Main Street Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 102010 or later
  • 8822000 to 2009
  • 5511990 to 1999
  • 9871980 to 1989
  • 1,0941970 to 1979
  • 7331960 to 1969
  • 9531950 to 1959
  • 5601940 to 1949
  • 2,1691939 or earlier

Zip code 12508 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Beacon, NY (12508)

  • 21no bedroom
  • 1111 bedroom
  • 8392 bedrooms
  • 2,0283 bedrooms
  • 7184 bedrooms
  • 1525+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Beacon, NY (12508)

  • 224no bedroom
  • 1,0211 bedroom
  • 1,5042 bedrooms
  • 6183 bedrooms
  • 1214 bedrooms
  • 515+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Beacon, NY (12508) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 207no vehicle
  • 1,0121 vehicle
  • 1,6942 vehicles
  • 6433 vehicles
  • 2014 vehicles
  • 1125+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Beacon, NY (12508) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 707no vehicle
  • 1,8511 vehicle
  • 8102 vehicles
  • 1423 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,101.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $108,452.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $247,500
12508:

$247,500
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $203,300 - $309,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $265,377
Here:

$265,377
State:

$328,266

Townhouses or other attached units: $238,623
Here:

$238,623
State:

$477,144

In 2-unit structures: $240,656
Here:

$240,656
State:

$441,340

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $233,630
Here:

$233,630
State:

$551,450

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,839
Here:

$204,839
State:

$715,153

Mobile homes: $84,984
Here:

$84,984
State:

$57,967

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.6%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 47.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,825

Size of family households: 2,149 2-persons, 1,200 3-persons, 764 4-persons, 295 5-persons, 153 6-persons, 79 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,219 1-person, 473 2-persons, 76 3-persons

2,086 married couples with children.
1,345 single-parent households (230 men, 1,115 women).

79.7% of residents of 12508 zip code speak English at home.
16.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% very well, 22% well, 10% not well, 2% not at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% very well, 18% well, 2% not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% very well, 36% well, 15% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (76% very well, 17% well, 7% not well).

Foreign born population: 2,052 (10.3%)
(52.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

10.3%
Whole state:

22.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 18%Dominican Republic
  • 12%Colombia
  • 10%Jamaica
  • 6%Ecuador
  • 4%St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 3%Korea
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Most common first ancestries reported in 12508 (%)

  • 34%Other groups
  • 16%Italian
  • 14%Irish
  • 5%German
  • 4%English
  • 3%Polish
  • 2%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 422010 or later
  • 6852000 to 2009
  • 2591990 to 1999
  • 1,608Before 1990

Zip code 12508 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 12508 marital status for males
Zip code 12508 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 52%Utility gas
  • 30%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14%Electricity
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Solar energy
  • 1%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 20,022. Population change in the 1990s: -535 (-2.7%).

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


55% of the 12508 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New York.

82% of the 12508 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 120
Here:

7.9%
New York:

12.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

10.4%
New York:

12.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 285
Here:

30.6%
New York:

35.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 70,948Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 69,375Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 67,542Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 65,333Education, training, and library occupations
  • 64,707Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 63,125Life, physical, and social science occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (BEACON, NY):

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,908 people in state prisons
  • 317 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 199 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 45 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 2,506 people in state prisons
  • 199 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED103$226,964178$219,577370$193,19119$34,77326$160,5423$64,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$205,60415$164,51842$219,6003$14,5536$115,3333$49,960
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$233,79949$187,471297$226,54036$43,59819$150,0956$50,968
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$213,30029$207,709182$244,46012$113,1477$150,3273$179,253
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$179,3283$316,30336$276,8110$02$119,9150$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$243,96611$233,146
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$251,6708$302,783
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$198,2695$137,896
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$304,9005$208,324
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 12508 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21172.6 years
Mary20079.5 years
Joseph14973.4 years
William14671.6 years
James11168.7 years
Margaret10279.4 years
George10172.2 years
Helen9280.7 years
Anna9181.7 years
Robert8765.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 12508 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4073.9 years
Johnson2278.4 years
Miller2177.0 years
Brown2170.5 years
Jackson2076.4 years
Martin1777.5 years
Hughes1771.3 years
Jones1575.1 years
Williams1572.5 years
Lewis1379.9 years
Businesses in zip code 12508
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Subway1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hyundai1

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