Yoakum is a city located in Lavaca County Texas. With a 2020 population of 5,928, it is the 327th largest city in Texas and the 4321st largest city in the United States . Yoakum is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually but its population has increased by 1.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,815 in 2010. Yoakum reached it's highest population of 6,184 in 1920. Spanning over 5 miles, Yoakum has a population density of 1,294 people per square mile.
The average household income in Yoakum is $52,726 with a poverty rate of 17.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $83,700. The median age in Yoakum is 34.1 years, 33.7 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.