Breckenridge, Texas Population 2021

5,349
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Breckenridge is a city located in Stephens County Texas. It is also the county seat of Stephens County. With a 2020 population of 5,349, it is the 348th largest city in Texas and the 4582nd largest city in the United States . Breckenridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -7.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,780 in 2010. Breckenridge reached it's highest population of 7,569 in 1930. Spanning over 4 miles, Breckenridge has a population density of 1,275 people per square mile.

The average household income in Breckenridge is $59,990 with a poverty rate of 22.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $715 per month, and the median house value is $66,900. The median age in Breckenridge is 35.4 years, 30.6 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Breckenridge Demographics

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

  • White: 86.26%
  • Two or more races: 5.57%
  • Other race: 4.43%
  • Black or African American: 2.95%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Breckenridge, Texas is 5,349 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,460.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,780.

Breckenridge, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,70786.26%
Two or More Races3045.57%
Some Other Race2424.43%
Black or African American1612.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.46%
Asian180.33%
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Breckenridge Population by Race

Breckenridge Population Pyramid $2021

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Breckenridge Median Age

35.4


Total

30.6


Male

37.6


Female

Breckenridge Adults

There are 3,927 adults, (865 of whom are seniors) in Breckenridge.

Breckenridge Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Breckenridge Sex Ratio

Female

2,687

49.24%

Male

2,770

50.76%

Breckenridge Population by Age

Breckenridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Breckenridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
Female79.6%20.4%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Male47.9%52.1%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Breckenridge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8812.8675.8
Married8113.4287.7
Non Family5761.3163.7
Female348479.6
Male1463.0947.9

3.45

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Breckenridge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2527.57%
9th to 12th Grade55716.74%
High School Graduate98429.57%
Some College72721.84%
Associates Degree2457.36%
Bachelors Degree3319.95%
Graduate Degree2326.97%
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Breckenridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Breckenridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3191,893488
Hispanic83050260
Black13695
Other Race8213
2+ Races616115
Native American21
Asian189

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 24.59%.

Breckenridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,302$45,792$24,194
Less Than 9th Grade$24,531$35,135$22,905
High School Graduate$43,917$63,485$29,659
Some College$28,125$38,803$19,943
Bachelors Degree$50,000$$28,125
Graduate Degree$51,000$90,050$46,528

$36,302

Average Earnings

$45,792

Average Male

$24,194

Average Female

Breckenridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Breckenridge Language by Age

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Breckenridge Language

75.60% of Breckenridge residents speak only English, while 24.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.54% of the population.

Breckenridge Language

Breckenridge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,22582525.58%
Hispanic1,76030617.39%
Other23411448.72%
Multiple3044213.82%
Black1512516.56%
Native2525100.00%

22.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.44%

Male Poverty Rate

27.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Breckenridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Breckenridge is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Breckenridge is Multiple, with 13.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.57%.

Breckenridge Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School26.52%
Less Than 9th Grade24.84%
Some College12.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%

Breckenridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.76%
Female Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed9.91%
Male Employed7.28%

Breckenridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Breckenridge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,701$59,990
Families$49,552$67,300
Married Families$76,023-
Non Families$22,375$39,076
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Income by Household Type

Breckenridge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Breckenridge Married by Age and Sex

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Breckenridge Marriage

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

Breckenridge Marital Status by Race

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Breckenridge Marital Status

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245

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War52
Korea26
World War II

Breckenridge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5486
65 to 7460
55 to 6451
75+48
18 to 34

Breckenridge Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2236.32%
Hispanic252.10%
Black2216.18%

Breckenridge Veterans by Race

Breckenridge Veterans by Education

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23.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Breckenridge Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Breckenridge Employment by Age

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Breckenridge Employment by Race

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Breckenridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.60%

Born in Breckenridge

94.01%

Native Born

5.99%

Foreign Born

3.63%

Non Citizen

2.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.01% of Breckenridge residents were born in the United States, with 76.60% having been born in Texas. 3.63% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,349-37-0.69%
20205,386-37-0.68%
20195,423-37-0.68%
20185,460661.22%
20175,394-71-1.30%
20165,465-31-0.56%
20155,496-21-0.38%
20145,5170.00%
20135,517-151-2.66%
20125,668-44-0.77%
20115,712-60-1.04%
20105,772-96-0.16%
20005,8682030.35%
19905,665-1,256-1.98%
19806,9219771.53%
19705,944-329-0.54%
19606,273-337-0.52%
19506,6107841.27%
19405,826-1,743-2.58%
19307,5690.00%

Breckenridge Population by Year