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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

5,929

Population
Growth Rate

0.19%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

70.000

Housing & Income

Households

2,134

Total Housing Units

2,576


Owner Occupied

1,410

Renter Occupied

724

Vacant

442

Median Home Value

$107,630


Average Home Value

$151,490

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.09%


Per Capita Income

2.34%

Income Projection

Median Household

$48,565 $51,290


Average Household

$68,093 $76,669


Per Capita

$25,609 $28,755

Workforce

Total Businesses

222

Total Employed

2,185

Workers 16+

2,615

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

17

Employed

572

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

48

Employed

342

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

8

Employed

294

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

185

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

23

Employed

181

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

19

Employed

167

Some
High School

371

Graduated
High School

1,604

Associates
Degree

168

Bachelor's
Degree

380

Graduate
Degree

40

Average Commute Time

19 min.



Resident Commuters

1,509

Non-Resident Commuters

1,106

Drive Alone

1,946

Carpooled

542

Public

0

Work At Home

47