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.
Breckenridge is a blue-collar town, with 36.93% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Breckenridge is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Breckenridge who work in office and administrative support (12.98%), sales jobs (9.94%), and food service (7.61%).
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 13.58 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Breckenridge does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Breckenridge rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.87% of adults 25 and older in Breckenridge have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Breckenridge in 2010 was $17,690, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,760 for a family of four.
Breckenridge is a somewhat 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 30.63% 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.