The City of Beacon had a population of 602 as of July 1, 2018.
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, 2018.
|Population in Households||576|
|Population in Familes||489|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||26|
|Median Household Income||$59,427|
|Average Household Income||$64,819|
|Per Capita Income||$26,265|
|Total Housing Units||263 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||213 (81.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||46 (17.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$164,939|
|Average Home Value||$167,180|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.27%|
|Per Capita Income||2.13%|
The table below compares Beacon to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 420||58th|
|Population Density||# 564||44th|
|Diversity Index||# 563||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 346||66th|
|Per Capita Income||# 735||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.