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Breckenridge, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Breckenridge had a population of 3,519 as of July 1, 2016. Breckenridge ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Breckenridge is located at latitude 46.2662 and longitude -96.5849 in Wilkin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Breckenridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilkin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 965 feet.

The City of Breckenridge (GNIS ID: 2393405) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Breckenridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Breckenridge: City of Breckenridge.

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Breckenridge, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,519
Population in Households 3,477
Population in Familes 2,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 1,393
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,502
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 895
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,034 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 469 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $124,468


Median Household Income $45,457
Average Household Income $54,931
Per Capita Income $24,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.3%
Households 0.62% 0.3%
Families 0.62% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckenridge to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 188 79th
Population Density1 # 160 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 361 60th
Median Household Income # 655 28th
Per Capita Income # 698 23rd

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