Beacon, New York

Beacon: City in Dutchess County, New York, United States


Beacon is a city located in the county of Dutchess in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,541 and a population density of 1,231 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,930 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Beacon

Population : 13,930 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Dutchess County
Postal code : 12508
Phone Area Codes : 845
Area : 12.63 km2
Altitude : 138 feet / 42 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:29:24 (14th April 2024)
Density : 1,103 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.56% (2010-2020)


Beacon is located at 41°30'17"N 73°58'10"W (41.5048200, -73.9695800).

Beacon map


According to census records, the population of Beacon decreased by 11.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,541 - census
2011 13,747 -13.05% estimation process
2012 13,641 -0.78% estimation process
2013 13,501 -1.04% estimation process
2014 13,410 -0.68% estimation process
2015 13,503 0.69% estimation process
2016 13,450 -0.39% estimation process
2017 13,462 0.09% estimation process
2018 13,767 2.22% estimation process
2019 13,968 1.44% estimation process
2020 13,930 -0.27% estimation process

Beacon zip code is 12508. County name: Dutchess, County fips: 36027

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Schools in Beacon

College & universities near Beacon, NY

Code Name City ZIP
193353 Mount Saint Mary College Newburgh (NY) 12550

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Beacon, NY

Code Name Address Type
POU Poughkeepsie station 41 Main St. RAIL
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
RHI Rhinecliff–Kingston station Hutton and Charles Sts. RAIL
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Beacon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Beacon Post Office Beacon (NY) 12508

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Beacon , Iowa human settlement in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States of America with a population of 488 people.

Other cities in Dutchess County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Dutchess County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Poughkeepsie 42,942 The county seat of Dutchess County, New York.
East Fishkill 29,503 City in Dutchess County, New York, United States of America
Beekman 14,344 Town of the United States
Pleasant Valley 9,615 Human settlement in Dutchess County, New York, United States of America
Pawling 8,165 Village in Dutchess County, New York, USA
Chestnut Ridge 7,994 Town in Rockland County, New York, USA
Rhinebeck 7,792 Village in New York
Myers Corner 6,790 Census-designated place in Dutchess County, New York
Wappingers Falls 5,509 Village in New York
Amenia 4,385 Town in Dutchess County, New York
Bethel 4,159 Town in Sullivan County, New York, USA
Spackenkill 4,123 Census-designated place in Dutchess County, New York
Haviland 3,634 City in Kiowa County, Kansas, United States of America
Red Oaks Mill 3,613 Hamlet (and census-designated place) in Dutchess County, in the U.
Brinckerhoff 2,900 Census-designated place in Dutchess County, New York
Crown Heights 2,840 Neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City

Distance to Other Cities

Beacon distances to largest New York cities