Breckenridge

49°F
Current Population
4,720
Elevation Level
9728 ft

About Breckenridge

Breckenridge is part of Summit County in Central Colorado. The city is a popular tourist destination during all four seasons and is home to Breckenridge Ski Resort. Four mountain peaks make up the resort, providing skiers with 2,358 acres of terrain in the winter. In the summer, hikers enjoy endless trails with unparalleled views. 

Breckenridge also offers a diverse selection of dining and shopping options as well as a recently certified Colorado Creative District. There are many festivals in the area including the Ullr Fest, the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships, and an annual summer music festival. 

A variety of residential housing options are available in Breckenridge from sprawling mountain cabins to small apartments and lofts in the center of town.  


 

Explore Breckenridge

Entertainment & Culture

There is never a dull moment in Breckenridge! This mountain town is known for its colorful and quaint Main Street and for hosting festive events all year round. In fact, local residents have dubbed Breckenridge as the 'most social mountain town,' and they may be right! 
 

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Popular Restaurants

For a town that is only seven miles long, and two miles wide Breckenridge has a lot to offer in the food department! After you work up an appetite from your outdoor activity of choice you'll have several restaurants and eateries to pick from. You'll see plenty of local restaurants as well as a few national favorites.  

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Parks

This town lives for outdoor adventures. No matter the season, or weather there are so many ways to experience the outdoor beauty of Breckenridge.  And, you don't have to be a skier to enjoy the outdoor activities here either! There are hundreds of hiking and biking trails to explore that feature breathtaking views, flowing waterfalls, mountain lakes and in the spring/summer seasonal wildflowers!

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About the Community

Breckenridge Elementary School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 368-1300
  • Address 312 HARRIS ST
  • County Summit County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 210
  • Student Teacher Ratio 13

Summit High School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 368-1100
  • Address 16201 U S HWY 9
  • County Summit County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 880
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Summit Middle School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 368-1200
  • Address 158 SCHOOL RD
  • County Summit County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 850
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Upper Blue Elementary School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 368-1800
  • Address 1200 AIRPORT RD
  • County Summit County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -10% to -15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 265
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 4,720
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 5,238
Households
  • Total Households 2,033
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 2,262
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 326

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 19.73
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 0.20
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 38.60
  • Avg Jan High Temp 30.70
  • Avg Jul High Temp 73.10
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 135
  • Air Pollution Index 101
  • Earthquake Index 59
  • Hail Index 1
  • Tornado Index 5
  • Wind Index 132

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1977
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 90
  • Health Care Cost 101
  • Transportation Cost 101