Shock Hill

The town was named after John C. Breckinridge, former Vice President of the United States, from the state of Kentucky.

Welcome to Shock Hill

Not everyone knows that the town of Breckenridge, CO got it’s name in the hopes of acquiring it’s own post office back in 1859! The town was named after John C. Breckinridge, former Vice President of the United States, from the state of Kentucky. As it turns out, even back then, flattery got you pretty far, for; Breckenridge did indeed get it’s very own post office, along with lots and lots of tourism over the years to come.

The town of Breckenridge houses just under 5,000 permanent residents, however; it also accommodates nearly as many part-time residents to boot! Breckenridge, CO is very well known for it’s fantastic slopes! People from all over flock to ski the four fabulous peaks of the Ten Mile Range of the Colorado Rockies. Of course, one might only consider all the fun winter activities that Breckenridge has to offer, but; the town is full fun in the sun as well!

Breckenridge is actually quite beautiful in the summertime! Tourists and part-time residents can’t wait to hike the great hiking trails and fly fish the area’s abundant lakes and rivers. Many outdoor enthusiasts also enjoy mountain biking, collecting wildflowers, white water rafting, camping, rock climbing and let’s not forget the town’s annual July 4th parade!

Shock Hill Real Estate

At 9,600 feet above sea level, Breckenridge is broken down into several subdivisions. Shock Hill just so happens to be the place to go if you are looking for luxury accommodations.

When it comes to real estate, one can find an array of luxurious single family homes and condo’s that are perfect for the family or individual who loves the great outdoors! If you love to Nordic, hike or snowshoe; Shock Hill has many accessible trails that are just as great with or without a set of skis.

Amenities

The neighborhood of Shock Hill has a lot to offer culturally as well! The town has a variety of museums and art galleries to visit, an abundance of history to learn about and plenty of entertainment for everyone! From outdoor concerts to festivals of all kinds, Breckenridge is a great place to visit.

The area has quality schools, fabulous shopping, and restaurants and nightclubs that feature live music, excellent food, and a wide variety of delicious martinis! Cecelia’s and the Park Avenue Pub are among the hottest spots in town.

Overview for Shock Hill, CO

5,086 people live in Shock Hill, 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 Shock Hill, CO

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

8
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
42
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

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 Shock Hill, CO

Shock Hill 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 Shock Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,086 people call Shock Hill 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

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,746

Total Households

2.83

Average Household Size

$48,170

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes
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