The Breckenridge, CO population is about 4,540. The city was originally a mining town, with many part-time residents. Eventually, Breckenridge became a year-round tourist destination, and has maintained a small local population. The Breckenridge Welcome Center is located at 203 S Main St. The area has a rich history, from the emergence of the town's gold mines to its growth as a ski resort.
The percentage of households that own a car is low in Breckenridge, CO. A household that owns two cars is considered the largest share, followed by one car and none. There are less than two workers per household, with a 0.739% super commuter rate. The median household income in Breckenridge, CO is $56,417, compared to $63,060 in neighboring cities and states.
The median property value in Breckenridge, CO is $474,400, making it 1.97 times larger than the national average. Moreover, Breckenridge has a lower than average homeownership rate - 50.2% compared to 64.1% nationally. The average commute time in Breckenridge, CO is 11.7 minutes, and people drive alone to work. There are a similar number of cars in Breckenridge, CO, as in the rest of Colorado.
In the 2010 US Census, the population was spread out, with a 17.3% under the age of 18. The population was equally divided between 18 and 24, and 25-64 years. A small percentage of households was headed by a female. Only one out of every nine households was headed by a person over the age of 65. The median age in Breckenridge was 29 years old. That's a relatively young age for a small town.