Breckenridge, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Breckenridge, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Breckenridge had a population of 1,310 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Breckenridge is located at latitude 43.4077 and longitude -84.4785 in Gratiot County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Breckenridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gratiot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Village of Breckenridge (GNIS ID: 2398170) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Breckenridge is located within Township of Wheeler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gratiot County.

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, 2016.

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Breckenridge, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,310
Population in Households 1,310
Population in Familes 1,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,220
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 529
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 354 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $80,282
Average Home Value $91,172


Median Household Income $35,827
Average Household Income $46,892
Per Capita Income $18,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.25%
Households -0.18% -0.19%
Families 0.14% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Breckenridge, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckenridge to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 383 45th
Population Density1 # 274 61st
Diversity Index2 # 302 56th
Median Household Income # 564 19th
Per Capita Income # 590 15th

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