The City of Beacon had a population of 555 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Beacon is located at latitude 41.2746 and longitude -92.6814 in Mahaska County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beacon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mahaska County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.
The City of Beacon (GNIS ID: 2394092) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beacon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||528|
|Population in Familes||453|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||27|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||253 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||205 (81.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||36 (14.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12 ( 4.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,472|
|Average Home Value||$160,122|
|Median Household Income||$58,646|
|Average Household Income||$62,871|
|Per Capita Income||$25,576|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.12%|
|Per Capita Income||2.21%|
The table below compares Beacon to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 442||56th|
|Population Density1||# 602||40th|
|Diversity Index2||# 626||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 255||75th|
|Per Capita Income||# 627||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.