Facts and Stats

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Permanent Population

  • Breckenridge Year-Round - 4,763
  • Breckenridge Peak - 37,145

  • Summit County Year-Round - 28,637
  • Summit County Peak - 141,709

Elevation

  • Base - 9,603 feet / 2,927 meters

Town Size

  • 2,998 acres / 4.68 square miles
  • 7 miles long / 2 miles wide
  • 2,200 developed acres
  • 1,100 undeveloped acres
  • 23.7% town-owned land. This includes: active parks, open space, golf course, historical sites, parking lots, municipal buildings and the cemetery
  • 55 acres of town-owned parks
  • 560 acres of in-town open space

For additional information on town statistics, log on to www.townofbreckenridge.com

Amenities

  • Restaurants and Bars - 97 (79 with bar / 18 without bar)
  • Shops/Boutiques - 219
  • Liquor/Grocery Stores - 10
  • Historic District Structures - 249 (1 nationally registered historic district, more than 200 contributing structures, 29 locally landmarked structures, 1 national registered historic places listed site - Valley Brook Cemetery)
  • Lodges - 11 with 533 rooms, 3,321 short-term licenses, 1,802 second homes, 901 owner occupied, 567 long-term rentals
  • Multi-Family Residential - 4,557 - This includes apartments, condominiums, hotel condominiums, duplex units and townhomes
  • Housing Units - 672 (includes single-family homes, townhomes, etc)
  • Single-Family Homes - 1,402
  • Commercial Square Feet - 1,273,865
  • Condo Units - 4,348
  • Parks - 3 (Carter Park, Kingdom Park and Prospector Park (new North Main Street park)
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Skate Park - 1 (17,000 square feet)
  • Nordic Centers - 2 (Breckenridge Nordic Center and Gold Run Nordic Center)
  • Non-Motorized Trails - 47.5 miles of town-maintained trails
  • Skating Rinks - 3 (1 year-round indoor, 1 winter groomed outdoor, 1 winter natural outdoor)
  • Golf Course - 1 public (Jack Nicklaus-designed 27 holes)
  • Tennis Courts - 2 indoor / 12 outdoor summer (includes 4 outdoor clay courts)
  • Fitness Facilities - 2 (Breckenridge Recreation Center and CrossFit; not including yoga/pilates studios)
  • Museums/Art Galleries - 16
  • Libraries - 1
  • Churches - 5
  • Whitewater Kayak Park - 1
  • Ball Fields - 3  (Kingdom Park Baseball diamond, softball diamond, Breckenridge Elementary baseball diamond)
  • Soccer Fields including one artificial turf - 2  (Kingdom Park and Carter Park)
  • Daycare Centers - 3 - Little Red School House, Timberline Learning Center and the Carriage House Preschool
  • Public Parking Lots - 17 - Barney Ford, BGVCC North, BGVCC South, Courthouse, East Sawmill, Exchange Lower Outdoor, Exchange Lower Covered, Exchange Upper, F-Lot, French St., Ice House, Ice Rink, Klack Placer, Tiger Dredge, Tonopah, Wellington and CMC Airport
  • Parking Spaces - 1,537 town-controlled lot spaces, 577 town-controlled on-street spaces and 1,820 ski resort-controlled spaces
  • WiFi Locations - 7 (free courtesy of Town of Breckenridge)
    - Town Hall - 150 Ski Hill Road
    - Breckenridge Recreation Center - 888 Airport Rd.
    - Riverwalk Center - 150 West Adams Ave.
    - Breckenridge Transfer Station - 150 Watson Ave. between Park Avenue and Main Street
    - Breckenridge Golf Club/Gold Run Nordic Center - 200 Clubhouse Road
    - Breckenridge Welcome Center - 203 South Main St.
    - Stephen C. West Ice Arena - 189 Boreas Pass Road

Average Temperatures

Summer

  • 70 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees Celsius) daytime
  • 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) nighttime

Winter

  • 28 degrees Fahrenheit (-2 degrees Celsius) daytime
  • 15 degrees Fahrenheit (-9 degrees Celsius) nighttime

Weather Averages per Year

  • Humidity - 30 percent
  • Days of Sunshine - 300
  • Inches of Snow - 300

Considering purchasing property in Breckenridge? Contact us for a free relocation packet.

If you are interested in seasonal employment or Breckenridge accommodations, or are looking for rental property, check out the Summit Daily News.

If you are interested in short-term (28 days or less) accommodations, please call Breckenridge Central Reservations at 800.221.1091.