Breckenridge, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 4,648 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +93.0%
Males: 2,520  (54.2%)
Females: 2,128  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  32.5 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80424.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,767 (it was $43,938 in 2000)
Breckenridge:

$54,767
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,528 (it was $29,675 in 2000)

Breckenridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $444,604 (it was $286,800 in 2000)
Breckenridge:

$444,604
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $781,787; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $647,014; In 2-unit structures: $600,399; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $321,643; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $296,194

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,080.

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  • White alone - 3,992 (87.9%)
  • Hispanic - 410 (9.0%)
  • Asian alone - 55 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 47 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Breckenridge: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), Irish (10.9%), English (8.8%), French (5.2%), Norwegian (4.4%), Dutch (3.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 3/3/1880

Elevation: 9602 feet

Land area: 4.95 square miles.

Population density: 939 people per square mile   (low).

Breckenridge,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Breckenridge:

  • High school or higher: 100.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Breckenridge town:

  • Never married: 50.6%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

540 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe).

This town:  11.8%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Breckenridge, Colorado as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Breckenridge to the number of sex offenders is 761 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,647 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,977 (0.7%)

Breckenridge satellite photo by USGS

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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $286,400
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $528,500
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $519,700
  • 2000: 132 buildings, average cost: $431,500
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $289,200
  • 2002: 65 buildings, average cost: $451,500
  • 2003: 78 buildings, average cost: $523,400
  • 2004: 119 buildings, average cost: $527,200
  • 2005: 147 buildings, average cost: $451,200
  • 2006: 138 buildings, average cost: $623,400
  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $796,000
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $988,400
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $1,133,100
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $675,100
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $719,400
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $840,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.49 N, Longitude: 106.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,410 (+74.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,354 (76.8%)

Area code: 970

Breckenridge household income distribution Breckenridge home values distribution

Crime rates in Breckenridge by Year
Type 2001 2005 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01400
per 100,000 0.037.0141.70.00.0
Robberies 21020
per 100,000 80.937.00.058.20.0
Assaults 039892
per 100,000 0.01444.4283.5261.757.3
Burglaries 195152744
per 100,000 768.31888.9177.2785.11259.7
Thefts 74378157382283
per 100,000 2992.314000.05563.411107.98101.9
Auto thefts 711923
per 100,000 283.1407.4318.958.285.9
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.1) 87.6419.1171.1228.0171.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Breckenridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.57
Colorado average:

2.23

Breckenridge tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in Breckenridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Breckenridge, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: 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

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 82.7. This is about average.

City:

82.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 47.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

47.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.2

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

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0147

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.4%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Breckenridge, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Breckenridge, Colorado:

  • Allaire Timbers Inn, 9511 Hwy 9, Breckenridge, CO 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-7530
  • Village At Breckenridge Resort, 605 S Park, Breckenridge, CO 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-3100
  • Village At Breckenridge Resort, 405 S Park, Breckenridge, CO 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-3100
  • Village At Breckenridge Resort, 655 Columbine, Breckenridge, CO 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-3100
  • Wedgewood Lodge Townhomes, 535 Four O'clock Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-1800
  • Woods Manor Condominiums, 0290 Broken Lance Dr, Breckenridge, CO 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-6906
  • River Mountain Lodge, 100 S Park, Breckenridge, CO 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-4711, Fax: (970) 453-1763
  • Breckenridge Hilton, 550 VLG Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424 , Phone: (970) 453-4500
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Breckenridge, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Breckenridge travel time to work - commute Breckenridge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Breckenridge town (based on Summit County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 17.30%
Here: 17.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.3%13.4%8.9%7.3%4.2%
Congregations23.5%5.9%5.9%5.9%5.9%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.3%1.6%1.2%0.9%
Congregations23.5%5.9%5.9%5.9%11.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Summit County:

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
Summit County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

36.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Summit County:

12.7%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.0%
State:

9.6%
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
Financial Administration 12$62,673$62,6730$0
Other Government Administration 32$91,907$34,4652$4,970
Judicial and Legal 2$4,557$27,3420$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$97,936$61,8540$0
Police - Other 6$23,664$47,3280$0
Streets and Highways 14$67,370$57,7460$0
Parks and Recreation 32$126,192$47,322115$165,570
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$81,247$97,4960$0
Natural Resources 2$10,190$61,1401$3,064
Water Supply 8$35,391$53,0870$0
Transit 15$56,086$44,8690$0
Other and Unallocable 39$112,122$34,49919$30,896
Totals for Government 191$769,335$48,335137$204,500

Breckenridge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,653,000 ($355.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $733,000 ($157.70)
    Welfare - Other: $466,000 ($100.26)
    General: $72,000 ($15.49)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $5,237,000 ($1126.72)
    General - Other: $2,904,000 ($624.78)
    Financial Administration: $2,200,000 ($473.32)
    Police Protection: $1,914,000 ($411.79)
    Regular Highways: $1,641,000 ($353.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,429,000 ($307.44)
    Transit Utilities: $980,000 ($210.84)
    Welfare - Other: $143,000 ($30.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($4.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $648,000 ($139.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $5,713,000 ($1229.13)
    General - Other: $1,202,000 ($258.61)
    Financial Administration: $537,000 ($115.53)
    Regular Highways: $285,000 ($61.32)
    Welfare - Other: $250,000 ($53.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,034,000 ($1728.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($7.53)

Breckenridge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $4,733,000 ($1018.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,870,000 ($1047.76)
    All Other: $460,000 ($98.97)
    Highways: $166,000 ($35.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,279,000 ($490.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $864,000 ($185.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,277,000 ($920.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $161,000 ($34.64)
    General Support: $59,000 ($12.69)
    All Other: $19,000 ($4.09)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,395,000 ($1375.86)
    Property: $3,555,000 ($764.85)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,484,000 ($319.28)
    NEC: $999,000 ($214.93)
    Public Utilities: $296,000 ($63.68)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($4.73)

Breckenridge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $876,000 ($188.47)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,960,000 ($4509.47)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,625,000 ($349.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $18,195,000 ($3914.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $851,000 ($183.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,390,000 ($944.49)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($5.38)

Breckenridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,000,000 ($4302.93)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,132,000 ($243.55)

13.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.38%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Summit County:

0.09%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Denver County, CO  0.88% ($48,529 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.73% ($68,372)
from Boulder County, CO  0.40% ($25,234)


14.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.87%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($289 average AGI)
Summit County:

0.20%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  1.86% ($44,520 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.77% ($35,217)
to Eagle County, CO  0.60% ($40,667)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Breckenridge, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 160
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 248
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 73
  • Fatalities: 171
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 424
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 27
See more detailed statistics of Breckenridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total average daily traffic: 45,566
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,414

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Breckenridge, CO

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 126
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Breckenridge

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Breckenridge, CO
Businesses in Breckenridge, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marriott1
Cold Stone Creamery1Nike2
FedEx3Starbucks1
Hilton1UPS3
Hyatt1Vans2
Kroger2

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