Breckenridge, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 3,172 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 1,444  (45.5%)
Females: 1,728  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56520.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,592 (it was $37,054 in 2000)
Breckenridge:

$50,592
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,939 (it was $17,059 in 2000)

Breckenridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $143,018 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Breckenridge:

$143,018
MN:

$246,700

Median gross rent in 2019: $518.

March 2019 cost of living index in Breckenridge: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.5%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 95.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Breckenridge, MN (2019)
    • 3,15197.0%White alone
    • 250.8%Two or more races
    • 230.7%Black alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Hispanic

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

Crime rates in Breckenridge by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(29.5)
1
(29.7)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(58.9)
1
(30.1)
2
(62.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.7)
4
(117.2)
2
(58.5)
4
(118.1)
3
(89.2)
3
(90.1)
2
(61.2)
3
(92.3)
7
(218.8)
4
(126.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(88.3)
4
(120.3)
17
(527.1)
15
(474.8)
5
(158.7)
5
(146.5)
22
(643.8)
11
(324.7)
7
(208.2)
8
(240.4)
13
(397.6)
5
(153.8)
10
(312.5)
13
(409.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(1,266)
62
(1,865)
50
(1,550)
42
(1,330)
41
(1,301)
46
(1,348)
54
(1,580)
43
(1,269)
42
(1,249)
60
(1,803)
46
(1,407)
57
(1,754)
55
(1,719)
54
(1,701)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(117.8)
2
(60.2)
1
(31.0)
2
(63.3)
3
(95.2)
2
(58.6)
2
(58.5)
0
(0.0)
7
(208.2)
3
(90.1)
3
(91.7)
6
(184.6)
3
(93.8)
2
(63.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.5)
City-Data.com crime index136.993.8113.891.577.192.3142.2120.7131.8138.2103.7114.2204.4177.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Breckenridge, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (40.4%), Norwegian (24.1%), Scandinavian (7.0%), American (6.4%), English (4.9%), Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,351 people per square mile   (low).

Breckenridge, Minnesota map

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,308 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,022 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (43.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (184.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (537.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wahpeton, ND (1.1 miles ),
Doran, MN (2.7 miles),
Dwight, ND (2.8 miles),
Kent, MN (3.6 miles),
Great Bend, ND (3.6 miles),
Foxhome, MN (3.6 miles),
Mooreton, ND (3.7 miles ),
Abercrombie, ND (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 46.27 N, Longitude: 96.58 W

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Breckenridge, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Breckenridge, MN in 2019
Breckenridge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $310,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $319,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $284,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $297,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Breckenridge, MN residents
Average permit cost in Breckenridge, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Historical population in Breckenridge, MN
Historical housing units in Breckenridge, MN
Most common industries in Breckenridge, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.7%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Wood products (4.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.0%)
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Breckenridge, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Child care workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Electricians (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)

Average climate in Breckenridge, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Breckenridge, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Breckenridge-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Breckenridge city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/2/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Breckenridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from Breckenridge center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 197.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from Breckenridge center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 692.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilkin County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 9, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Breckenridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Breckenridge:

  • RIVEREDGE HOSPICE ST FRANCIS (2400 ST FRANCIS DRIVE)
  • ST FRANCIS HEALTHCARE CAMPUS (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2400 ST FRANCIS DRIVE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOME HEALTH CARE (1110 HIGHWAY 75 NORTH SUITE A)

Airports located in Breckenridge:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Breckenridge:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 2 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 42 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 43 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 65 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Ridgewater College (about 107 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Public high school in Breckenridge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Breckenridge:

Private elementary/middle school in Breckenridge:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Francis Medical Center listed at 415 Oak Street has been moved. A new facility has been established and is open on Highway 75 North.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Breckenridge: Breckenridge (A), Breckenridge Fire Department Station 2 (B), Wilkin County Courthouse (C), Breckenridge Fire Department Station 1 (D), Wilkin County Historical Society Library (E), Wilkin County Museum (F), Breckenridge Public Library (G), Wilkin County Law Enforcement Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Breckenridge include: Valley Christian Assembly Church (A), Inspiration Lutheran Brethren Church (B), Grace Lutheran Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Faith Evangelical Free Church (E), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (F), Kindom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), First Baptist Church (H), Breckenridge Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Rivers: Otter Tail River (A), Bois de Sioux River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Breckenridge include: Kids Korner Playground (1), Jefferson Park (2), Railroad Park (3), Gewalt Park (4), Lions Park (5), Ox Cart Trail Park (6), Main Street Rotary Park (7), Friendship Sculpture Monument (8), Headwaters Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Appletree Court (601 Oak Street), Wilkin County-Breck - Court Administration (300 5th Street South).

Birthplace of: Cheryl Tiegs - Model, Chuck Klosterman - Author, George Putnam (newsman) - Newsman, Ronald D. Mehl - Christian cleric, Art Anderson - Football player, Dick Enderle - Football player, Errol Mann - Football player, Joel Heitkamp - Politician.

Wilkin 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 that have no violations reported:

  • BRECKENRIDGE (Address: 420 Nebraska Avenue , Population served: 3,386, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Breckenridge in 2010:

  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
116 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Breckenridge (2011 data):

  • BREMER BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Breckenridge Office at 225 North Fifth Street, branch established on 1919/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $624.4 mil, Deposits: $515.5 mil, headquarters in Alexandria, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • Bank of the West: Breckenridge Red River Branch at 408 Minnesota Avenue, branch established on 1885/01/01. 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
  • RiverWood Bank: 214 N Fifth St Branch at 214 North Fifth Street, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $162.3 mil, Deposits: $128.6 mil, headquarters in Baxter, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Breckenridge:

Marital status in Breckenridge, MN
  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Breckenridge:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Breckenridge
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Breckenridge, MN (based on Wilkin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,69110
Catholic1,5032
Evangelical Protestant6766
Other11
None1,705-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
Wilkin County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wilkin County:

7.4%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilkin County:

27.6%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wilkin County:

3.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.9%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Breckenridge:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Breckenridge:

13.5%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Breckenridge:

35.0%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Breckenridge:

51.2%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.7%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Breckenridge, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$35,548$60,9392$261
Streets and Highways 5$21,890$52,5360$0
Electric Power 3$17,313$69,2520$0
Sewerage 3$13,730$54,9200$0
Financial Administration 3$13,908$55,6320$0
Other and Unallocable 2$11,494$68,9640$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,996$83,9520$0
Water Supply 1$5,282$63,3840$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,778
Totals for Government 25$126,161$60,5574$2,038

Breckenridge government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $300,000 ($94.58)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,706,000 ($853.09)
    Water Utilities: $826,000 ($260.40)
    Police Protection: $819,000 ($258.20)
    General - Other: $791,000 ($249.37)
    Regular Highways: $616,000 ($194.20)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($84.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000 ($79.76)
    Financial Administration: $212,000 ($66.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000 ($31.84)
    Libraries: $88,000 ($27.74)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($11.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($5.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $137,000 ($43.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,296,000 ($408.58)
    Electric Utilities: $321,000 ($101.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000 ($83.23)
    Sewerage: $244,000 ($76.92)
    Regular Highways: $236,000 ($74.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $95,000 ($29.95)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($14.19)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($13.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($5.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.63)

Breckenridge government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $566,000 ($178.44)
    Other: $244,000 ($76.92)
    Regular Highways: $210,000 ($66.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($24.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($11.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $61,000 ($19.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $306,000 ($96.47)
    Special Assessments: $159,000 ($50.13)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($15.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($5.99)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,501,000 ($1103.72)
    Water Utilities: $2,259,000 ($712.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,699,000 ($535.62)
    Water Utilities: $911,000 ($287.20)
    Other: $274,000 ($86.38)
    Highways: $26,000 ($8.20)
  • Tax - Property: $822,000 ($259.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $25,000 ($7.88)
    Other License: $19,000 ($5.99)

Breckenridge government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,299,000 ($1355.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,945,000 ($1243.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000 ($157.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000 ($46.34)

Breckenridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,121,000 ($1614.44)
Businesses in Breckenridge, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Breckenridge:

  • KBMW (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Breckenridge:

  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KJJK-FM (96.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KBOT (104.1 FM; PELICAN RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WASHINGTON RADIO, INC,)
  • KNWF (91.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Breckenridge:

  • K09MF (Channel 9; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K49FA (Channel 49; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA ED. TV CORP.)
Breckenridge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Breckenridge fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 2002 02:28 PM, Us-75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 2002 02:27 AM, 5, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 10, 1991 06:11 PM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 10, Fatalities: 1
Jan 26, 1989 09:55 PM, 75, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Nov 8, 1987 04:01 AM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 9, 1982 10:14 AM, 75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1980 10:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 223ft / 68.1mTotal length
  • $30,000,000Total costs
  • 44,819Total average daily traffic
  • 3,544Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,177Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Breckenridge, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Breckenridge, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Breckenridge)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Breckenridge, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Breckenridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6053S, N6053S, N-6053S, Serial Number: 1328, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 01/06/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Flying By LLC, 1439 Beede Ave, Breckenridge, MN 56520
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8943H, N8943H, N-8943H, Serial Number: 1579, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Yaggie Farm Service Inc, 502 Wilkin Ave, Breckenridge, MN 56520
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9118D, N9118D, N-9118D, Serial Number: 18-6497, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): David A Yaggie Farms Inc, 2681 State Highway 210, Breckenridge, MN 56520
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 79192, N79192, N-79192, Serial Number: 4419392, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Snare, , Breckenridge, MN 56520
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/12/2019

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 16 took place in 2011, and the least - 5 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Breckenridge, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.0%), and Outside Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Breckenridge, MN
    • 7040.0%Structure Fires
    • 4928.0%Outside Fires
    • 3922.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 179.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Breckenridge, MN
Most common first names in Breckenridge, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4180.4 years
Mary3481.9 years
William3180.7 years
Anna3082.9 years
Robert2265.0 years
Clara2285.4 years
Helen2186.1 years
George1879.1 years
Charles1882.7 years
Dorothy1876.7 years
Most common last names in Breckenridge, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3583.0 years
Anderson2978.2 years
Nelson1575.7 years
Larson1484.1 years
Olson1378.8 years
Conzemius1178.2 years
Hanson1082.9 years
Nordick980.1 years
Pazdernik989.2 years
Miller977.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Breckenridge, MN
  • 74.5%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Breckenridge, MN
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 29.0%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Other fuel
  • 2.5%No fuel used


Breckenridge compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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