Breckenridge, Colorado is the new real estate hotspot! Not only is it beautiful, but with the constant tourist inflow throughout the year it’s a great place to make an income. In July of 2006 it was estimated that Breckenridge had a population of 2,768.
According to a census done in 2000 the per capita income was $29,675. The median income for a household was $43,938, and the median income for a family was $52,212. Houses range from approximately $189,000 (for a 1 bed, 1 bath, 408 sq ft) $2,799,000 (6 bed, 6 bath, 7,080 sq ft.). As of July 1, 2007 the average listing for condos, town homes, and duplexes was $670,501, or $521 per sq foot; the lowest listing was $169,900 and the highest was 2.4 million. The average listing for single family homes was $1,479,708; the lowest being $169,900 and the highest $7 million.
Breckenridge was originally a gold mining town, and although most of the mining caves are shut down some are still opened for tourists to take a look. It wasn’t until in the 1960s that Breckenridge opened its ski resorts bringing in much needed tourists to the small town. Soon it was the spot for little stores and restaurants, hotels and condos to open and draw even more attention in. The town gives off a quaint and charming atmosphere, drawing in its population throughout the year.
Unlike many skiing towns, Breckenridge, CO has excitement and things to do throughout the year! Just because skiing brings in a majority of tourists in the winter months, doesn’t mean it shuts down in the summer. Hikers flock to see the beautiful scenery, there are craft shows, fly-fishing, white water rafting, golf, mountain biking, etc. Not to mention great theatre. And in June there’s the Breckenridge Festival of Film, which is sure to bring in more sightseers. So it’s pretty obvious there’s never a dull moment to be found in this town. Not to mention a great place to open your own cute shop or restaurant, cafe or gift shop and start making money of your own. Since tourists and local Coloradoans are continually bringing money in the town, you’ll be sure to get an influx of customers no matter what you do. Breckenridge is a great town to start making money in a place you’ll be proud to call home.
If you’re looking for a fun new place to reside, look no further than Breckenridge, Colorado! You’re sure to find something worth doing, and it’s a beautiful location to raise a family.