Breckenridge, Texas

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Population in 2017: 5,441 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 2,680  (49.3%)
Females: 2,761  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76424.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,554 (it was $28,697 in 2000)
Breckenridge:

$42,554
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,092 (it was $14,014 in 2000)

Breckenridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,132 (it was $35,300 in 2000)
Breckenridge:

$78,132
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $91,355; detached houses: $95,577; mobile homes: $44,123

Median gross rent in 2017: $602.

March 2019 cost of living index in Breckenridge: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.4%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.4% for Black residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 36.0% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Breckenridge, TX (2010)
    • 3,95168.4%White alone
    • 1,62428.1%Hispanic
    • 1192.1%Black alone
    • 420.7%Two or more races
    • 260.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Breckenridge, Texas as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Breckenridge is 222 to 1.


Crime rates in Breckenridge by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(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)
2
(37.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(68.8)
6
(106.4)
2
(36.6)
1
(18.2)
9
(162.0)
2
(36.2)
4
(74.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
4
(70.8)
3
(53.8)
1
(17.8)
1
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(51.6)
6
(106.3)
11
(197.2)
6
(107.0)
7
(124.9)
3
(50.8)
5
(86.0)
3
(53.2)
6
(109.7)
5
(91.0)
6
(108.0)
13
(235.1)
6
(111.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(961.4)
36
(619.7)
22
(389.6)
34
(609.5)
34
(606.1)
23
(410.3)
19
(321.9)
28
(481.5)
18
(319.3)
22
(402.3)
19
(345.8)
30
(540.0)
24
(434.0)
37
(685.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(1,206)
66
(1,136)
58
(1,027)
76
(1,362)
72
(1,283)
52
(927.6)
36
(610.0)
53
(911.4)
67
(1,188)
57
(1,042)
62
(1,129)
97
(1,746)
78
(1,410)
90
(1,668)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(69.9)
5
(86.1)
6
(106.3)
5
(89.6)
3
(53.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(51.6)
5
(88.7)
1
(18.3)
2
(36.4)
4
(72.0)
3
(54.2)
4
(74.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(87.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
1
(17.8)
3
(53.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.7)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)121.1111.2133.5174.3124.8124.757.1146.5172.8122.5110.5264.6167.1287.4

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City-data.com crime index in Breckenridge, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (11.1%), English (3.9%), Irish (2.8%), German (2.0%), British (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1202 feet

Land area: 4.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,310 people per square mile   (low).

Breckenridge, Texas map

617 residents are foreign born (10.0% Latin America).

This city:

10.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,353 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,348 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (53.4 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (91.4 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (123.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Woodson, TX (4.5 miles ),
Moran, TX (4.6 miles ),
Albany, TX (4.8 miles ),
Ranger, TX (4.9 miles ),
Eastland, TX (5.0 miles ),
Cisco, TX (5.1 miles ),
Strawn, TX (5.3 miles ),
Graham, TX (5.5 miles )

Latitude: 32.76 N, Longitude: 98.91 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Mural Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: +291 (+5.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,610 (69.5%)

Area code: 254

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $86,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $18,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $16,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $14,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,300
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Breckenridge, TX residents
Average permit cost in Breckenridge, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Breckenridge, TX
Historical housing units in Breckenridge, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +238 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in Breckenridge, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Wood products (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Wood products (12.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.4%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.5%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Breckenridge, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)

Average climate in Breckenridge, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Breckenridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/30/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Breckenridge city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1979, a category F3 tornado 13.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Breckenridge-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 109.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 313.9 miles away from Breckenridge center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 193.7 miles away from Breckenridge center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.9 miles away from Breckenridge center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stephens County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 9, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Breckenridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Breckenridge:

  • STEPHENS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 200 SOUTH GENEVA)
  • CEDAR CREST CARE CENTER (1901 W ELLIOTT)
  • VILLA HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (300 S JACKSON ST)
  • VILLA HAVEN NURSING CENTER (300 S JACKSON STREET)

Airports located in Breckenridge:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Breckenridge:

  • Cisco College (about 26 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 51 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Tarleton State University (about 55 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Weatherford College (about 65 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Midwestern State University (about 81 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Texas Christian University (about 90 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 92 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)

Public high school in Breckenridge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Breckenridge:

  • BRECKENRIDGE J H (Students: 426, Location: 502 W LINDSEY ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • EAST EL (Location: 1310 E ELM ST, Grades: PK-1)
  • NORTH EL (Location: 300 W 7TH ST, Grades: 2-3)
  • SOUTH EL (Location: 1001 W ELLIOTT ST, Grades: 4-6)
See full list of schools located in Breckenridge

Library in Breckenridge:

  • BRECKENRIDGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $92,560; Location: 209 N BRECKENRIDGE AVE; 25,175 books; 1,561 audio materials; 306 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Breckenridge: Stephens County Courthouse (A), Swenson Memorial Museum (B), Breckenridge Aviation Museum (C), Breckenridge Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Breckenridge include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (E), Trinity Baptist Church (F), Mount Olive Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Bethany Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Walker Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Breckenridge include: Miller Park (1), Buckaroo Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Breckenridge Fine Arts Ctr (Museums; 207 N Breckenridge Ave).

Hotel: Breckenridge Inn Motel (3111 West Walker Street).

Birthplace of: Carl Isett - Certified Public Accountant, John Hill (Texas politician) - Judge, Shane Stockton - Country singer, Paul Lea - Player of and football.

Stephens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


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
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Breckenridge (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Albany: Breckenridge Branch at 101 East Walker Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $420.8 mil, Deposits: $374.6 mil, headquarters in Albany, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Albany Bancshares, Inc.
  • InterBank: Breckenridge Branch at 301 West Walker Street, branch established on 1963/07/19. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $1,842.7 mil, Deposits: $1,589.2 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Olney Bancshares Of Texas, Inc.
  • Graham Savings and Loan, SSB: Breckenridge Branch at 1116 W Walker, branch established on 1934/11/27. Info updated 2011/07/15: Bank assets: $132.5 mil, Deposits: $113.3 mil, headquarters in Graham, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Breckenridge:

Marital status in Breckenridge, TX
  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Breckenridge:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Breckenridge, TX (based on Stephens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,25220
Catholic1,2001
Mainline Protestant9885
Other32
None2,187-
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: 2
This county:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Stephens County:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Stephens County:

9.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Stephens County:

27.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stephens County:

11.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Breckenridge:

46.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Breckenridge:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Breckenridge:

24.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Breckenridge:

11.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Breckenridge:

33.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Breckenridge:

51.4%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Breckenridge:

76.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Breckenridge, TX 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 Government Administration 16$33,932$25,4490$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$32,966$32,9660$0
Firefighters 11$27,894$30,4300$0
Water Supply 10$26,648$31,9780$0
Other and Unallocable 8$15,788$23,6820$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,815$25,9560$0
Parks and Recreation 4$7,497$22,4910$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,456$20,7360$0
Sewerage 2$4,634$27,8040$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,813$21,7560$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 4$697
Totals for Government 71$165,443$27,9624$697

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,324,000 ($243.34)
    General - Other: $1,212,000 ($222.75)
    Police Protection: $848,000 ($155.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $574,000 ($105.50)
    Sewerage: $512,000 ($94.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $437,000 ($80.32)
    Central Staff Services: $325,000 ($59.73)
    Regular Highways: $310,000 ($56.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $261,000 ($47.97)
    Health - Other: $201,000 ($36.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $126,000 ($23.16)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($20.58)
    General Public Buildings: $79,000 ($14.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($12.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000 ($11.95)
    Correctional Institutions: $55,000 ($10.11)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($2.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $48,000 ($8.82)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($8.64)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($6.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($4.41)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,181,000 ($400.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($21.69)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $725,000 ($133.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $401,000 ($73.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $33,000 ($6.07)
    Other: $33,000 ($6.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($3.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $159,000 ($29.22)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($21.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $95,000 ($17.46)
    Royalties: $22,000 ($4.04)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,305,000 ($423.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.92)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.92)
  • Tax - Property: $1,667,000 ($306.38)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,583,000 ($290.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $421,000 ($77.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $40,000 ($7.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000 ($4.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.18)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,280,000 ($602.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,223,000 ($592.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $557,000 ($102.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000 ($91.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,464,000 ($269.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $213,000 ($39.15)
Businesses in Breckenridge, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Breckenridge:

  • KROO (1430 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Breckenridge:

  • KLXK (93.5 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • K214CG (90.7 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KWKQ (94.7 FM; GRAHAM, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, 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
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.6mTotal length
  • $231,000Total costs
  • 48,910Total average daily traffic
  • 6,743Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,920Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Breckenridge, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Breckenridge, TX

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 fire incidents per year is 109. The highest number of reported fires - 196 took place in 2008, and the least - 63 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Breckenridge, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (69.4%), and Structure Fires (17.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Breckenridge, TX
    • 1,28169.4%Outside Fires
    • 32317.5%Structure Fires
    • 1528.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 914.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Breckenridge, TX
Most common first names in Breckenridge, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3478.1 years
James3374.5 years
Robert2873.1 years
John2376.8 years
William2274.9 years
Dorothy1978.9 years
George1673.5 years
Betty1468.1 years
Billy1463.3 years
Ruth1284.3 years
Most common last names in Breckenridge, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1578.4 years
Brown1479.6 years
Williams1469.8 years
King1271.8 years
Davis1182.3 years
Smith1180.4 years
Walker1072.6 years
Harris1083.4 years
Miller976.7 years
Harrison979.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Breckenridge, TX
  • 56.4%Electricity
  • 41.3%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Breckenridge, TX
  • 59.6%Electricity
  • 36.6%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Breckenridge compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Breckenridge on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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