Beacon is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 487 people and just one neighborhood, Beacon is the 370th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Beacon, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.20% of Beacon’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Beacon has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Beacon a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.