Comparing Beacon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Medium City||53 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||169 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||52534|
|Phone Area Codes||641|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||10 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||36.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||11 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||35 inches|
|Jan Temp||10 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||35.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.85|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||2||0.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||525|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||6.5%|
|French (except Basque)||1.9%|
According to the US Postal Service, Beacon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Evans Junction (52534)
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.
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