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The City of Beacon had a population of 593 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Beacon is located at latitude 41.277 and longitude -92.6796 in Mahaska County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beacon 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Beacon: Enterprise, Oskaloosa Station.
|Total Population||593 (100%)|
|Population in Households||566 (95.4%)|
|Population in Families||482 (81.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||27 ( 4.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$54,897|
|Average Household Income||$69,980|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,748|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||269 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||213 (79.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||44 (16.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12 ( 4.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$135,227|
|Average Home Value||$172,759|
|Housing Affordability Index3||240|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.74%|
|Per Capita Income||1.81%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.47%|
The table below compares Beacon to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 417||58th|
|Population Density||# 565||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 669||34th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 591||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 741||27th|
|Diversity Index||# 574||43rd|
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