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Breckenridge is a township in Wilkin County, in the Wahpeton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Breckenridge. For links to other places called Breckenridge, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Breckenridge is 46.24N. The longitude is -96.551W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 965 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 234.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Breckenridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wilkin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56520 ZIP code.
50% of Breckenridge residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Breckenridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Breckenridge was $15,068, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Breckenridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Breckenridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $842.
Wilkin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Breckenridge political report.
The average commute time for Breckenridge workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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