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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

5,845

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

78.500

Housing & Income

Households

2,144

Total Housing Units

2,555


Owner Occupied

1,523

Renter Occupied

620

Vacant

411

Median Home Value

$138,485


Average Home Value

$173,819

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.26%

Income Projection

Median Household

$52,395 $55,855


Average Household

$80,225 $89,888


Per Capita

$30,462 $34,068

Workforce

Total Businesses

232

Total Employed

2,199

Workers 16+

2,277

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

16

Employed

451

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

52

Employed

343

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

8

Employed

269

2022 Finance/Insurance Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

17

Employed

204

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

192

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

21

Employed

179

Some
High School

357

Graduated
High School

1,660

Associates
Degree

180

Bachelor's
Degree

436

Graduate
Degree

44

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

1,103

Non-Resident Commuters

1,174

Drive Alone

1,749

Carpooled

425

Public

0

Work At Home

68