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Breckenridge, Texas - Basic Facts

Breckenridge is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Breckenridge.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Stephens County at latitude 32.7557 and longitude -98.9023. Stephens County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,204 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Breckenridge (see map) encompass a land area of 4.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Breckenridge, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,677
Population in Households 5,586
Population in Familes 4,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density1 1,364
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 2,177
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,461
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,403 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 774 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 546 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $69,652
Average Home Value $95,114


Median Household Income $37,912
Average Household Income $45,288
Per Capita Income $17,410
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.42% -0.33%
Households -0.47% -0.35%
Families -0.34% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Breckenridge, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckenridge to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 362 79th
Population Density1 # 503 71st
Diversity Index2 # 497 72nd
Median Household Income # 1119 36th
Per Capita Income # 1247 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.