Breckenridge

The city has everything nature lovers would seek and never cuts itself short on activities to try.

Welcome to Breckenridge

Where luxury meets adventure in the heart of the Rockies
 
Located in the majestic Rocky Mountains, Breckenridge is not just a destination; it's a lifestyle. This vibrant resort town offers a unique blend of breathtaking scenery, world-class skiing, and a walkable, historic Main Street that buzzes with life. A haven for second homeowners and investors, Breckenridge captivates with its blend of luxury living and the great outdoors. Here, every season brings its own charm, from powdery winters to lush, green summers, making it a year-round paradise for those seeking adventure and relaxation alike.
 
Breckenridge stands out with its distinctive character—a welcoming community that combines high-end living with the laid-back vibes of mountain life. The town's rich history is woven into its streets and architecture, creating a backdrop that feels both timeless and alive. Whether you're here for the slopes, trails, art, or cuisine, Breckenridge offers an unmatched setting where memories are made and life is truly lived.
 

What to Love

  • Main Street: A picturesque and vibrant hub offering a unique shopping and dining experience in the setting of a world-class ski area.
  • Walkable Resort Town: Easily navigate through the town's charming streets, accessing a plethora of activities and amenities on foot.
  • Year-Round Adventure: From skiing and snowboarding in the winter to hiking and mountain biking in the summer, Breckenridge is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

Local Lifestyle

In Breckenridge, the lifestyle is as rich and varied as the landscape itself. This small ski community thrives on a blend of outdoor adventure and luxurious living. Residents and visitors alike start their days on the slopes, carving through some of the best powder in the West, and end with gourmet meals or casual gatherings along Main Street. The sense of community is strong, with locals and second homeowners coming together to celebrate the town's festivals, arts, and culture. Life here means embracing the outdoors in all its glory while enjoying the comforts and sophistication of a top-notch resort town.
 

Dining and Shopping

Dining in Breckenridge is an adventure, with options ranging from the cozy and intimate to the upscale and innovative. At the heart of the culinary scene is Rootstalk Breckenridge, where the focus is on seasonal, locally sourced ingredients that craft a dining experience as refreshing as the mountain air. Hearthstone Restaurant offers a romantic setting in a historic home, where each meal celebrates Colorado's bounty. For those seeking a more casual vibe, Blue River Bistro delivers a lively atmosphere and a perfect menu for après-ski. And for those on a quest for plant-based delicacies, Piante Vegan Pizzeria is a testament to the town's diverse and inclusive culinary landscape.
 
Shopping in Breckenridge is just as delightful, with Main Street serving as the centerpiece of the town's retail experience. Here, boutique shops, art galleries, and specialty stores offer everything from high-end fashion to handcrafted souvenirs, ensuring your shopping spree will be as unique as Breckenridge itself.
 

Things to Do and Entertainment

Breckenridge is a town that knows how to celebrate, hosting a variety of events that draw crowds from near and far. Ullr Fest and Octoberfest are just the tip of the iceberg, offering a glimpse into the town's vibrant community spirit and its ability to throw a party. Meanwhile, the Breckenridge Wine Classic and Breckenridge International Festival of Arts showcase the town's sophisticated side, inviting locals and visitors to indulge in fine wines and immerse themselves in the arts.
 
But the entertainment doesn't stop with festivals. Breckenridge's natural surroundings are its greatest asset, offering endless opportunities for exploration and adventure. From hitting the ski slopes to hiking the scenic trails, the outdoor activities available are as boundless as the landscapes. Whether seeking thrills on the mountain or tranquility in the wilderness, Breckenridge provides the perfect backdrop for every adventure.

Overview for Breckenridge, CO

5,086 people live in Breckenridge, where the median age is 31.3 and the average individual income is $48,170. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,086

Total Population

31.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,170

Average individual Income

Around Breckenridge, CO

There's plenty to do around Breckenridge, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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42
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taspen's Breckenridge Dragonfly CBD, Christy Sports, and Slope Style.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.02 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.28 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.23 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.3 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.09 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.44 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Breckenridge, CO

Breckenridge has 1,746 households, with an average household size of 2.83. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Breckenridge do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,086 people call Breckenridge home. The population density is 841.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,086

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

31.3

Median Age

47.96 / 52.04%

Men vs Women

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1,746

Total Households

2.83

Average Household Size

$48,170

Average individual Income

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