Breckenridge, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Breckenridge, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Breckenridge had a population of 1,341 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Breckenridge, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,341
Daytime Population: Workers 400
Daytime Population: Residents 828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,228
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,341
Population in Familes 1,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,249
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $38,779
Average Household Income $49,446
Per Capita Income $19,758


Total Housing Units 602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $80,905
Average Home Value $97,222


Total Households 541
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 359
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% -0.15%
Households 0.15% -0.11%
Families 0.39% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

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, 2017 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 # 377 46th
Population Density # 271 61st
Diversity Index # 319 54th
Median Household Income # 543 22nd
Per Capita Income # 579 16th

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