Beacon, New York 

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Population

14,279

-7.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$63,284

Median Home Price

$308,900

Best Places to Live in Beacon, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

Local Listings in Beacon
 $299,000 
10 Pearse Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1822 SqFt
 $419,900 
103 Vine St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1496 SqFt
 $574,900 
1203 North Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | 1584 SqFt

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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 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Beacon jobs have increased by 1.26%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Beacon's cost of living is 30.40% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Beacon's Cost of Living

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 7.84%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 36 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Beacon is $308,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.34%. 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

It's a good time to buy in Beacon. Home Appreciation is up 8.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Beacon Real Estate

The median home price in Beacon is $308,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Beacon   11 Reviews
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

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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

Not All It's Cracked Up to Be - 8/8/2010
The person that called this place a jewel that needs to be polished got it somewhat right. It could be a jewel if not for the drug addicts,drug dealers, and bums hanging... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN BEACON
$299,000
10 Pearse Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$419,900
103 Vine St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$574,900
1203 North Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$299,000
79 Phillips St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$219,999
354 Washington Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$489,500
857 Wolcott Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$415,000
39 Willow St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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