Breckenridge, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 4,928 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +104.7%
Males: 2,706  (54.9%)
Females: 2,222  (45.1%)
Median resident age:

31.0 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80424.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,336 (it was $43,938 in 2000)
Breckenridge:

$64,336
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,848 (it was $29,675 in 2000)

Breckenridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $625,013 (it was $286,800 in 2000)
Breckenridge:

$625,013
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $712,824; detached houses: $854,306; townhouses or other attached units: $590,495; in 2-unit structures: $567,083; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $496,799; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $366,481; mobile homes: $49,814

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,472.

March 2019 cost of living index in Breckenridge: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 84.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 96.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Breckenridge, CO (2010)
    • 3,99287.9%White alone
    • 4109.0%Hispanic
    • 551.2%Asian alone
    • 471.0%Two or more races
    • 270.6%Black alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

Races in Breckenridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Breckenridge, Colorado as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Breckenridge is 1,223 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Breckenridge by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(37.0)
4
(141.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(87.6)
2
(42.8)
4
(83.3)
4
(80.5)
1
(20.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(1,444)
8
(283.5)
9
(261.7)
2
(57.3)
15
(328.4)
4
(85.5)
9
(187.3)
7
(140.8)
4
(80.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(1,889)
5
(177.2)
27
(785.1)
44
(1,260)
19
(415.9)
11
(235.2)
18
(374.7)
25
(502.9)
32
(645.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
378
(14,000)
157
(5,563)
382
(11,108)
283
(8,102)
328
(7,180)
333
(7,120)
237
(4,933)
191
(3,842)
136
(2,742)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(407.4)
9
(318.9)
2
(58.2)
3
(85.9)
2
(43.8)
8
(171.0)
11
(229.0)
6
(120.7)
6
(121.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1054.4430.5573.7430.6512.5366.3352.2331.3196.8

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City-data.com crime index in Breckenridge, CO

Crime rate in Breckenridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.62
Colorado average:

2.17
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Breckenridge, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (19.2%), Irish (13.7%), Czech (5.7%), Polish (4.2%), Swedish (3.6%), Scandinavian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 3/3/1880

Elevation: 9602 feet

Land area: 4.95 square miles.

Population density: 996 people per square mile   (low).

Breckenridge, Colorado map

340 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This town:

6.9%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,681 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,069 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (52.4 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (53.0 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (531.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Blue River, CO (1.9 miles ),
Copper Mountain, CO (2.3 miles ),
Frisco, CO (2.6 miles ),
Keystone, CO (3.1 miles ),
Dillon, CO (3.1 miles ),
Silverthorne, CO (3.3 miles ),
Montezuma, CO (3.4 miles),
Alma, CO (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 39.49 N, Longitude: 106.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,662 (+74.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,817 (81.8%)

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Breckenridge, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Breckenridge, CO in 2017
Breckenridge satellite photo by USGS

Breckenridge tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.6%
Colorado:

3.0%
Most common industries in Breckenridge, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (42.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (4.2%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (47.8%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (5.0%)
  • Educational services (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (31.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (12.8%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Breckenridge, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)

Average climate in Breckenridge, Colorado

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Breckenridge, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.849. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.849
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 44.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 6.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Breckenridge-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Breckenridge town center .

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 61.7 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Breckenridge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 510.4 miles away from Breckenridge center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 202.7 miles away from Breckenridge center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 379.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 610.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 236.0 miles away from Breckenridge center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.6 miles away from Breckenridge center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Summit County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Breckenridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Breckenridge:

  • BRISTLECONE HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; FRISCO, CO)

Heliports located in Breckenridge:

Amtrak stations near Breckenridge:

  • 8 miles: FRISCO (1010 MEADOW DR.) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: VAIL (241 S. FRONTAGE RD.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Breckenridge:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 48 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 51 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 53 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 55 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 56 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • Regis University (about 58 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Community College of Denver (about 59 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Public elementary/middle schools in Breckenridge:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • new summit medical center, about 8 miles from breck

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Breckenridge: Saint Anthony Breckenridge Community Clinic Emergency Center (A), Red White and Blue Fire District Main Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Reliance Place Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Valley Brook Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Sawmill Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Cucumber Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Edwin Carter Museum-Summit Historical Society (111 North Ridge), Apogean Adventure (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 93 Pelican Circle), Breckenridge Nordic Ski Center (Ski & Helicopter Tours; Ski Hill Road), Mountain Top Children's Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 605 South Park Avenue), Kokopelli Ski Holidays (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 108 North Ridge), Amaze'n Mazes Colorado (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1599 Ski Hill Road), Boreas Pass Management Company (Arcades & Amusements; 11072 Highway 9), Goldon Fishing Expeditions- Inc. (Recreational Trips & Guides; Po Box 9130), Crystal Holidays Inc (Tours & Charters; 160 East Adams Avenue).

Hotels: Alpenrose Condominiums - VRMC (400 French Street), Beaver Run Resort (620 Village Road), Discover Cedars Condominimums (203 North Main Street), Der Steirmark Condominiums - VRMC (600 South Park Avenue), Fireside Inn Bed & Breakfast (114 North French), International Resort Properties (206 Marksberry Way), Inner Circle Condominiums -SCR (Columbine Road), Four Seasons Plaza (411 South Main), Discover Park Avenue Lofts (203 North Main Street).

Court: Colorado State Government - Courts Fifth Judicial District- Summit County Combined Co (501 North Park Avenue).

Summit County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Breckenridge and their reported violations in the past:

BRECKENRIDGE TOWN OF (Population served: 29,365, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
PEAK 8 RESTAURANT VISTA HAUS (Population served: 850, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
TIGER RUN HOA RV PARK (Population served: 510, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
QUANDRY CONDOS SKIERS EDGE (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PEAK 8 VILLAGE CONDOS (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

46.0%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Breckenridge in 2010:

  • 49 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Breckenridge in 2000:

  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with branches in Breckenridge (2011 data):

  • Alpine Bank: Breckenridge Mobile Branch at 110 North Main Street, branch established on 2005/05/17; Breckenridge Branch at 110 North Main Street, branch established on 1999/04/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado
  • Bank of the West: Breckenridge Branch at 106 North French Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Breckenridge Branch at 400 North Park Avenue, Suite 6a, branch established on 2001/03/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • FirstBank: Firstbank Of Breckenridge Branch at 200 Ski Hill Road, branch established on 2008/03/14. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Breckenridge Branch at 130 Ski Hill Road Suite #100, branch established on 1997/08/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Millennium Bank: At Breckenridge at 116 Lincoln Ave., branch established on 2007/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.7 mil, Deposits: $228.6 mil, headquarters in Edwards, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Millennium Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Breckenridge:

Marital status in Breckenridge, CO
  • Never married: 60.6%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.4%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Breckenridge:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Breckenridge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Breckenridge, CO (based on Summit County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,5634
Evangelical Protestant1,70617
Mainline Protestant1,0083
Other6023
None22,115-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Summit County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
This county:

36.01 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

3.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Summit County:

12.7%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Summit County:

9.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Breckenridge:

51.6%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.4%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Breckenridge:

27.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.7%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Breckenridge:

6.7%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.6%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Breckenridge:

63.6%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Breckenridge:

84.0%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Breckenridge, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 39$112,122$34,49919$30,896
Other Government Administration 32$91,907$34,4652$4,970
Parks and Recreation 32$126,192$47,322115$165,570
Police Protection - Officers 19$97,936$61,8540$0
Transit 15$56,086$44,8690$0
Streets and Highways 14$67,370$57,7460$0
Financial Administration 12$62,673$62,6730$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$81,247$97,4960$0
Water Supply 8$35,391$53,0870$0
Police - Other 6$23,664$47,3280$0
Natural Resources 2$10,190$61,1401$3,064
Judicial and Legal 2$4,557$27,3420$0
Totals for Government 191$769,335$48,335137$204,500

Breckenridge government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $7,779,000 ($1578.53)
    General - Other: $4,984,000 ($1011.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,197,000 ($851.66)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,241,000 ($657.67)
    Police Protection: $3,131,000 ($635.35)
    Water Utilities: $2,421,000 ($491.27)
    Central Staff Services: $2,300,000 ($466.72)
    Regular Highways: $1,806,000 ($366.48)
    Transit Utilities: $1,522,000 ($308.85)
    General Public Buildings: $1,291,000 ($261.97)
    Financial Administration: $620,000 ($125.81)
    Parking Facilities: $380,000 ($77.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $192,000 ($38.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $550,000 ($111.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,649,000 ($2769.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($4.67)

Breckenridge government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $5,126,000 ($1040.18)
    Regular Highways: $488,000 ($99.03)
    Parking Facilities: $406,000 ($82.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($3.45)
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000 ($2.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $551,000 ($111.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $482,000 ($97.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $254,000 ($51.54)
    Interest Earnings: $154,000 ($31.25)
    Rents: $109,000 ($22.12)
    Sale of Property: $55,000 ($11.16)
    Royalties: $50,000 ($10.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($5.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,272,000 ($663.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $86,000 ($17.45)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,944,000 ($3032.47)
    Property: $4,117,000 ($835.43)
    Other: $3,412,000 ($692.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,822,000 ($572.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $824,000 ($167.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $663,000 ($134.54)
    Other License: $114,000 ($23.13)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $51,000 ($10.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $35,000 ($7.10)
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000 ($5.68)

Breckenridge government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,469,000 ($2733.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,991,000 ($2433.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,478,000 ($299.92)

Breckenridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,464,000 ($297.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,586,000 ($9250.41)

12.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($84,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.59%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  1.11% ($77,756 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.62% ($70,205)
from Boulder County, CO  0.41% ($82,655)


12.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.52%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  1.14% ($91,025 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.85% ($55,117)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.57% ($64,950)
Businesses in Breckenridge, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marriott1
Cold Stone Creamery1Nike2
FedEx3Starbucks1
Hilton1UPS3
Hyatt1Vans2
Kroger2

Strongest AM radio stations in Breckenridge:

  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Breckenridge:

  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KYSL (93.9 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KSMT (102.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KBVC (104.1 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: HEADWATERS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Breckenridge:

  • K28HI (Channel 28; RED CLIFF, CO; Owner: RESORT SPORTS NETWORK, INC.)
Breckenridge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Breckenridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.3mTotal length
  • $370,000Total costs
  • 65,099Total average daily traffic
  • 2,900Total average daily truck traffic
  • 103,209Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 37. The highest number of fire incidents - 72 took place in 2002, and the least - 18 in 2009. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Breckenridge, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.1%), and Outside Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Breckenridge, CO
    • 40464.1%Structure Fires
    • 16125.6%Outside Fires
    • 497.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 162.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Breckenridge, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Breckenridge, Colorado:

  • Village At Breckenridge Resort, 605 S Park, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-3100
  • Village At Breckenridge Resort, 655 Columbine, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-3100
  • Wedgewood Lodge Townhomes, 535 Four O'clock Rd, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-1800
  • Woods Manor Condominiums, 0290 Broken Lance Dr, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-6906
  • River Mountain Lodge, 100 S Park, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-4711, Fax: (970) 453-1763
  • Mountain Thunder Lodge, 50 Mtn Thunder Dr, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 547-5650, Fax: (970) 453-0212
  • Valdoro Mountain Lodge, A Hilton Grand Vacations Resort, 500 Village Rd, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-4880, Fax: (970) 547-4080
  • The Village Hotel, 605 S Park Ave, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-2000
  • Residence Inn Breckenridge, 600 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-1181, Fax: (970) 453-1161
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Breckenridge, Colorado
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Breckenridge, CO
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 41.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Breckenridge, CO
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 7.1%No fuel used


Breckenridge compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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