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Beacon Falls is a town in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.

The community was named after Beacon Hill

The latitude of Beacon Falls is 41.438N. The longitude is -73.056W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 207 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,246.


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Median household income
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$56,592
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Beacon Falls demographic reports
Early woolen mills harnessed the water power of the Naugatuck River
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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8% of Beacon Falls residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beacon Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beacon Falls was $25,285, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Beacon Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Beacon Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $728.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,298.


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Libraries in Beacon Falls include Beacon Falls Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Beacon Falls workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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