Breckenridge, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 5,868. Estimated population in 2021: 5,649 (-3.7% change)
Males: 2,775 (47.3%), Females: 3,093 (52.7%)

Stephens County

Zip code: 76424

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $28,697
Median house value: $37,000

Races in Breckenridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.7%)
  • Hispanic (20.6%)
  • Other race (11.3%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.6%), Irish (10.5%), German (8.6%), English (8.2%), Dutch (2.5%), French (2.2%).

Elevation: 1202 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Breckenridge

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Breckenridge city

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

10.4% Foreign born (9.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +238 (+4.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Breckenridge:

  • STEPHENS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (200 SOUTH GENEVA)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Breckenridge:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Breckenridge:

  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 59 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • DYESS AFB (about 70 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 90 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Breckenridge:

  • STEPHENS COUNTY (about 4 miles; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Abbreviation: BKD)
  • CISCO MUNI (about 25 miles; CISCO, TX; Abbreviation: 3F2)
  • ALBANY MUNI (about 26 miles; ALBANY, TX; Abbreviation: T23)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Breckenridge:

  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 109 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 112 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 112 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,253)

Schools

Public high school in Breckenridge:

  • BRECKENRIDGE H S (Students: 461; Location: 500 W LINDSEY ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Breckenridge:

  • SOUTH EL (Students: 359; Location: 1001 W ELLIOTT ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • EAST EL (Students: 318; Location: 1310 E ELM ST; Grades: PK – 01)
  • BRECKENRIDGE J H (Students: 239; Location: 502 W LINDSEY ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NORTH EL (Students: 220; Location: 300 W 7TH ST; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • BRECKENRIDGE ALTER (Students: 1; Location: 208 N MILLER; Grades: 01 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Breckenridge:

  • BRECKENRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,470; Location: 209 N BRECKENRIDGE AVE; 17,639 books; 682 audio materials; 56 video materials; 27 serial subscriptions)

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