Breckenridge, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Breckenridge, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Breckenridge had a population of 4,570 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Breckenridge is located at latitude 39.4996 and longitude -106.0433 in Summit County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Breckenridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Summit County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,728 feet.

The Town of Breckenridge has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Breckenridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Breckenridge: Breckinridge.

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Breckenridge, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,570
Population in Households 4,479
Population in Familes 2,548
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density1 773
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,992
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 963
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,068 (15.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 923 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,932 (71.2%)
Median Home Value $466,364
Average Home Value $524,064
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,090
Average Household Income $72,246
Per Capita Income $31,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.57%
Households 0.45% 0.71%
Families 1.4% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Breckenridge, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckenridge to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 113 76th
Population Density1 # 225 51st
Diversity Index2 # 285 38th
Median Household Income # 212 54th
Per Capita Income # 165 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.