Breckenridge is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,590 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Breckenridge is the 324th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Breckenridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Breckenridge is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Breckenridge who work in office and administrative support (14.78%), sales jobs (10.82%), and management occupations (7.70%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.11 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Breckenridge who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.37% of the adults in Breckenridge have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Breckenridge in 2010 was $19,755, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,020 for a family of four. However, Breckenridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Breckenridge is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Breckenridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Breckenridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Breckenridge also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Breckenridge include German, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Breckenridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.