For population 25 years and over in Breckenridge:
For population 15 years and over in Breckenridge city:
453 residents are foreign born (7.8% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,538 (2.6%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.76 N, Longitude: 98.91 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Mural Capital of Texas
Daytime population change due to commuting: +651 (+11.3%)
Area code: 254
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Breckenridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +238 (+4.2%).
Work and jobs in Breckenridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Breckenridge, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Breckenridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 138% 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 .
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Stephens County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Carl Isett - Certified Public Accountant, John Hill (Texas politician) - Judge, Shane Stockton - Country singer, Paul Lea - Player of and football.
Hospital/medical center in Breckenridge:
Airports located in Breckenridge:
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Local government website: www.breckenridgetexas.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Breckenridge:
Public high school in Breckenridge:
See full list of schools located in Breckenridge, School District: BRECKENRIDGE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.5%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 23.3% for other race residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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
Breckenridge compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Breckenridge (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Breckenridge (based on Stephens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.49%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Breckenridge government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,629 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,885 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Breckenridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Breckenridge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Breckenridge, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Breckenridge)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Breckenridge)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2013.