Beacon, New York 

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Population

14,279

-7.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$63,284

Median Home Price

$312,700

Best Places to Live in Beacon, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Beacon, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth
 $800,000 
202 Fishkill Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3056 SqFt
 $240,000 
71 Wilson St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1040 SqFt
 $1,950 
25 Wllow Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1750 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Beacon
Zip Codes: 12508
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Beacon is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Beacon jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Beacon's cost of living is 20.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Beacon's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Beacon, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Dutchess county voted Democratic in the three most recent Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Beacon's population is 14,279 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 7.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 36.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Beacon is $312,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Beacon public schools spend $18,454 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Beacon. More Education



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Housing Market in Beacon

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Reviews for Beacon   12 Reviews
Tasteless and disorganized - 11/10/2019
Great shopping they said, cute town, great art, lots of culture, amazing antique stores, fashionable and chic, a home away from home for Brooklyn and NYC denizens.... Read More

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Bought a condo - 11/5/2017
So this town had a lot of potential and I decided to visit ultimately buying a condo. It was a town in transition 7 yrs ago.....now it is growing into a hipster arts... Read More

All that glitters... - 8/8/2010
The person that called Beacon a jewel yet to be polished,got it somewhat right. There is A LOT of polishing that needs to be done however! In addition to the drug... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BEACON, NEW YORK
12508

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NEW LISTINGS IN BEACON
$800,000
202 Fishkill Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$240,000
71 Wilson St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$1,950
25 Wllow Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$450,000
21 Spring St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$420,999
12 W Center St
Bed 5 | Bath 1

$350,000
50 South Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$524,900
23 N Cedar St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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