Beacon, NY (City Center)




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About Beacon, NY (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Beacon is $240,952, which is more expensive than 36.1% of the neighborhoods in New York and 62.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Beacon City Center is currently $1,133, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.5% of New York neighborhoods.

Beacon City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Beacon, New York.

Real estate in the City Center of Beacon, NY is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Beacon City Center are 7.1%, which is lower than one will find in 62.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Beacon City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Beacon, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Beacon City Center has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Beacon City Center neighborhood has more Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 12.7% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Beacon City Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Beacon City Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of all neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Beacon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 35.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Beacon City Center neighborhood, 34.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.0%), and 17.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the City Center neighborhood in Beacon, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (16.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.9%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (12.1%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (7.0%), among others. In addition, 13.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Beacon City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (19.8%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Beacon City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (72.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.7%) and 7.4% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Beacon 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Beacon 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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BEACON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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 NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Rd
Beacon, NY, 12508
09-12
Glenham School
20 Chase Dr
Fishkill, NY, 12524
PK-05
J V Forrestal Elementary School
125 Liberty St
Beacon, NY, 12508
PK-05
Rombout Middle School
84 Matteawan Rd
Beacon, NY, 12508
06-08
Sargent School
29 Education Dr
Beacon, NY, 12508
PK-05
South Avenue School
60 South Ave
Beacon, NY, 12508
PK-05

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