Breckenridge, Texas Population 2024

5,167

Breckenridge is a city located in Stephens County and Young County Texas. Breckenridge has a 2024 population of 5,167. It is also the county seat of Stephens County. Breckenridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.1% annually and its population has decreased by -0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,187 in 2020.

The average household income in Breckenridge is $58,456 with a poverty rate of 20.9%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Breckenridge is 35.1 years, 31.1 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Breckenridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Breckenridge was:

  • White: 75.12%
  • Two or more races: 12.73%
  • Other race: 5.72%
  • Black or African American: 3.35%
  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Native American: 1.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,231.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.39% (-20)
The current population of Breckenridge, Texas is 5,167 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,187.

Breckenridge, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,92975.12%
Two or more races66612.73%
Other race2995.72%
Black or African American1753.35%
Asian891.7%
Native American721.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Breckenridge Population by Race

Breckenridge Population Pyramid 2024

Breckenridge Median Age

35.1

Total

31.1

Male

37.8

Female

Breckenridge Adults

There are 3,814 adults, (749 of whom are seniors) in Breckenridge.

Breckenridge Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Breckenridge Sex Ratio

Female2,52148.2%
Male2,70951.8%

Breckenridge Population by Age

Breckenridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9642.6367.932.1
Married7893.190.19.9
Non Family6551.1847.352.7
Female4063.8859.440.6
Male1143.2562.337.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Breckenridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3219.92%
9th to 12th Grade36711.34%
High School Graduate1,18736.67%
Some College78224.16%
Associates Degree1033.18%
Bachelors Degree39112.08%
Graduate Degree862.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Breckenridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Breckenridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8981,766400
Hispanic1,10956837
2+ Races4251210
Other Race148870
Black12812227
Native American46460
Asian413713

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.71%.

Breckenridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$30,527$36,789$25,929
Less Than 9th Grade$18,994$27,143$15,141
High School Graduate$28,009$31,793$24,000
Some College$40,000$41,932$27,162
Bachelors Degree$49,375$0$45,561
Graduate Degree$41,827$0$40,556

$30,527

Average Earnings

$36,789

Average Male

$25,929

Average Female

Breckenridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Breckenridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Breckenridge Language

73.79% of Breckenridge residents speak only English, while 26.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.33% of the population.

Breckenridge Language

Breckenridge Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,78553519.21%
Hispanic1,98949825.04%
Multiple666355.26%
Other299196.35%
Asian89910.11%

20.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.12%

Male Poverty Rate

30.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Breckenridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Breckenridge is Hispanic, with 25.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Breckenridge is Multiple, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.39%.

Breckenridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School27.12%
Some College13.33%
Less Than 9th Grade9.87%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Breckenridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed20.66%
Female Unemployed12.5%
Male Employed11.67%
Male Unemployed0%

Breckenridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Breckenridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,500$58,456
Families$54,523$70,812
Married Families$85,507$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,168$28,080

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Breckenridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Breckenridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Breckenridge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Breckenridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Breckenridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

183

Number of Veterans

169

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam62
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War14
Korea0
World War II0

Breckenridge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5450
65 to 7449
75+46
55 to 6438
18 to 340

Breckenridge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1615.53%
Black2217.19%

Breckenridge Veterans by Race

Breckenridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Breckenridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Breckenridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Breckenridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Breckenridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.72%

Born in Breckenridge

87.02%

Native Born

12.98%

Foreign Born

6.98%

Non Citizen

6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.02% of Breckenridge residents were born in the United States, with 68.72% having been born in Texas. 6.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Breckenridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,142-5-0.1%
20285,147-5-0.1%
20275,152-5-0.1%
20265,157-5-0.1%
20255,162-5-0.1%
20245,167-5-0.1%
20235,172-5-0.1%
20225,177-46-0.88%
20215,223360.69%
20205,187-242-4.46%
20195,429-41-0.75%
20185,470751.39%
20175,395-73-1.34%
20165,468-22-0.4%
20155,490-17-0.31%
20145,507-2-0.04%
20135,509-149-2.63%
20125,658-46-0.81%
20115,704-59-1.02%
20105,763-105-1.79%
20005,8682033.58%
19905,665-1,256-18.15%
19806,92197716.44%
19705,944-329-5.24%
19606,273-337-5.1%
19506,61078413.46%
19405,826-1,743-23.03%
19307,56900%
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Breckenridge Population by Year