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Breckenridge, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Breckenridge had a population of 3,438 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Breckenridge: City of Breckenridge.

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Breckenridge, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,438
Daytime Population: Workers 2,356
Daytime Population: Residents 1,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,834
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 3,395
Population in Familes 2,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1,360
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $47,517
Average Household Income $57,599
Per Capita Income $25,591


Total Housing Units 1,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,008 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 469 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $109,476
Average Home Value $129,043


Total Households 1,477
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 879
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% -0.35%
Households 0.3% -0.27%
Families 0.29% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

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, 2017 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 # 192 79th
Population Density # 168 82nd
Diversity Index # 399 56th
Median Household Income # 654 28th
Per Capita Income # 677 25th

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