Yoakum, Texas

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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
Genora C. Young, Executive Director
361.407.2655
gyoung@cityofyoakum.org

Population

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Population

Population2000201020232028
Yoakum, Texas5,6695,7515,8845,845

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Population by Age

Population2023
0-4425
5-9437
10-14422
15-19378
20-24324
25-29335
30-34315
35-39346
40-44358
45-49308
50-54304
55-59356
60-64387
65-69350
70-74302
75-79213
80-84167
85+157
18+4,355
Median Age39

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Population by Race

Yoakum, Texas2023
Total5,884.00
White Alone60.32%
Black Alone7.68%
American Indian Alone1.21%
Asian Alone0.59%
Pacific Islander Alone0.02%
Some Other Race14.29%
Two or More Races15.89%
Hispanic Origin43.68%
Diversity Index78.90

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Growth Rate

Yoakum, Texas2023 - 2028
Population-0.13%
Households-0.04%
Families-0.20%
Median Household Income1%
Per Capita Income3%

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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Housing

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Households

Population2000201020232028
Households2,1002,1152,1662,162
Housing Units2,4652,5102,5842,581
Owner Occupied Units1,5561,540
Renter Occupied Units610622
Vacant Units418419

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Home Value

Yoakum, Texas20232028
Median Home Value$148,864$166,580
Average Home Value$191,693$206,218
<$50,000211192
$50,000 - $99,999395350
$100,000 - $149,999176164
$150,000 - $199,999199193
$200,000 - $249,999186191
$250,000 - $299,999144146
$300,000 - $399,999155200
$400,000 - $499,9994855
$500,000 - $749,9992331
$1,000,000 +10

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later129
2000-2009222
1990-1999199
1980-1989416
1970-1979382
1960-1969352
1950-1959315
1940-1949228
1939 or Before386

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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Income

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Income

Yoakum, Texas20232028
Median Household$46,417$48,752
Average Household$67,669$76,221
Per Capita$24,951$28,235

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Household Income

Yoakum, Texas2023
<$15,000218
$15,000 - $24,999235
$25,000 - $34,999280
$35,000 - $49,999427
$50,000 - $74,999370
$75,000 - $99,999256
$100,000 - $149,999242
$150,000 - $199,99969
$200,000+69

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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Employees

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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+2,454
In-County Residents1,234
Out-of-County Residents1,217
Drive Alone1,867
Carpooled444
Public Transport5
Work at Home108
Motorcycle0
Bicycle0
Walked18
Other13
Less than 5 minutes227
5-9 minutes707
10-14 minutes264
15-19 minutes308
20-24 minutes166
25-29 minutes48
30-34 minutes199
35-39 minutes20
40-44 minutes50
45-59 minutes122
60-89 minutes113
90+ minutes122
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees2,241
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction67
Manufacturing150
Wholesale Trade46
  
Retail Trade341
  
Transportation/Warehouse34
Information21
  
Finance & Insurance204
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing28
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv40
Legal Services8
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises29
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt17
Educational Services339
HealthCare/Social Assist434
Arts/Entertainment/Rec11
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs184
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin79
Auto Repair/Maintenance10
Public Administration Emp167

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Educational Attainment (25+)

Yoakum, Texas2023
<9th Grade603
Some High School319
GED208
Graduated High School1,544
Some College/No Degree635
Associates Degree183
Bachelor's Degree316
Graduate Degree90

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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Businesses

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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses221
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus12
Manufacturing Bus6
Wholesale Trade Bus6
  
Retail Trade Bus43
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus4
Information Bus5
  
Finance & Insurance Bus17
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus9
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus10
Legal Services Bus2
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus2
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus9
Educational Services Bus9
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus15
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus4
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus21
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus27
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus3
Public Administration Bus12

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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