Beacon, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,415 housing units in Beacon. This represents a 7.5% growth from 5,039 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,415 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Beacon is about 56.5%. Beacon's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.8%. Average household size is 2.61 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Beacon were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom20.30%
Two Bedrooms23.50%
Three Bedrooms41.20%
Four Bedrooms8.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$120,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$102,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.24
Median year structure was built1955
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$522

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage3.90%
Home Equity Loan8.30%
Simple Mortgage56.10%
Debt Free31%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19%