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

5,905

Population
Growth Rate

0.14%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

70.500

Housing & Income

Households

2,139

Total Housing Units

2,590


Owner Occupied

1,429

Renter Occupied

710

Vacant

451

Median Home Value

$136,607


Average Home Value

$192,255

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.10%


Per Capita Income

1.97%

Income Projection

Median Household

$48,049 $50,469


Average Household

$69,427 $76,606


Per Capita

$26,385 $29,085

Workforce

Total Businesses

224

Total Employed

2,154

Workers 16+

2,572

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

17

Employed

475

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

51

Employed

360

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

9

Employed

319

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

185

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

22

Employed

173

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

19

Employed

160

Some
High School

389

Graduated
High School

1,637

Associates
Degree

166

Bachelor's
Degree

402

Graduate
Degree

44

Average Commute Time

20 min.



Resident Commuters

1,429

Non-Resident Commuters

1,143

Drive Alone

1,954

Carpooled

462

Public

0

Work At Home

88