Community Profile

Yoakum, Texas Main Photo

The City of Yoakum, Texas is located across DeWitt and Lavaca Counties; 40 miles from the Port of Victoria and 125 miles from the Port of Corpus Christi.

Yoakum, Texas is home to Eddy Packing (national distributed meat packing company), Double D Ranchwear (nationally renowned designer women’s clothing), Circle Y Saddles and the Hochheim Prairie Insurance corporate headquarters.   The Yoakum High School girls golf team has qualified for the State Championship for the past 30 years and have brought home an unprecented 8 State Championships.

Yoakum Economic Development Corporation
Terry Stokes, Executive Director
361.293.6321
tstokes@cityofyoakum.org

Yoakum, Texas

Population

Total Population

5,931

Population
Growth Rate

0.21%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

70.200

Housing & Income

Households

2,142

Total Housing Units

2,548


Owner Occupied

1,421

Renter Occupied

721

Vacant

406

Median Home Value

$101,504


Average Home Value

$151,884

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.14%


Per Capita Income

2.22%

Income Projection

Median Household

$43,577 $45,896


Average Household

$62,410 $69,847


Per Capita

$23,544 $26,275

Workforce

Total Businesses

224

Total Employed

2,157

Workers 16+

2,519

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

16

Employed

462

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

42

Employed

332

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

9

Employed

316

Finance/Insurance Businesses

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Businesses

16

Employed

184

Public Administration

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Businesses

9

Employed

177

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

7

Employed

155

Some
High School

342

Graduated
High School

1,572

Associates
Degree

165

Bachelor's
Degree

395

Graduate
Degree

65

Average Commute Time

19 min.



Resident Commuters

1,448

Non-Resident Commuters

1,071

Drive Alone

1,977

Carpooled

448

Public

0

Work At Home

42