The City of Beacon had a population of 592 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||20|
|Daytime Population: Residents||288|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||308|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.52|
|Population in Households||566|
|Population in Familes||483|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||26|
|Median Household Income||$59,430|
|Average Household Income||$64,017|
|Per Capita Income||$26,072|
|Total Housing Units||259 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||217 (83.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||38 (14.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$160,662|
|Average Home Value||$163,249|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.98%|
The table below compares Beacon to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 425||58th|
|Population Density||# 571||44th|
|Diversity Index||# 641||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 278||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 633||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.