Beacon, IA

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Beacon Profile


Overview

Beacon is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 480 people and just one neighborhood, Beacon is the 370th largest community in Iowa.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Beacon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.20% of the Beacon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Beacon is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beacon who work in office and administrative support (14.92%), sales jobs (11.05%), and food service (8.84%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Beacon is worth considering.

Beacon Demographics

The citizens of Beacon have a very low rate of college education: just 9.28% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Beacon in 2010 was $16,278, which is low income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,112 for a family of four.

The people who call Beacon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beacon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Beacon include Dutch, English, Irish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Beacon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beacon 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Beacon 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Beacon 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

OSKALOOSA COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Webster Building
508 S 7 Th
Oskaloosa, IA, 52577
PK-KG
Oskaloosa Elementary School
1801 Orchard Ave
Oskaloosa, IA, 52577
KG-05
Oskaloosa High School
1816 N 3 Rd Extension
Oskaloosa, IA, 52577
09-12
Oskaloosa Middle School
1704 N 3 Rd St
Oskaloosa, IA, 52577
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.8% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.5% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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PELLA COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Jefferson Intermediate
801 E 13 Th St
Pella, IA, 50219
04-06
Lincoln Elementary School
1102 Broadway
Pella, IA, 50219
PK-03
Pella High School
212 E University St
Pella, IA, 50219
09-12
Pella Middle School
613 E 13 Th
Pella, IA, 50219
07-08
Madison Elementary School
950 E. University St.
Pella, IA, 50219
PK-03

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.2% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.7% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 6.4%

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EDDYVILLE-BLAKESBURG- FREMONT CSD


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Blakesburg Elementary
407 S Wilson
Blakesburg, IA, 52536
PK-06
Eddyville Elementary
702 Vance Street
Eddyville, IA, 52553
PK-06
Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Jr/Sr High
1301 Berdan St
Eddyville, IA, 52553
07-12
Fremont Elementary
525 East Main Street
Fremont, IA, 52561
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.8% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.6% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.2% 6.4%

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TWIN CEDARS COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Twin Cedars Jr Sr High School
2204 Highway G71
Bussey, IA, 50044
07-12
Twin Cedars Elementary School
2204 Highway G71
Bussey, IA, 50044
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.4% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.7% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 6.4%

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