Yoakum, Texas Population 2022

5,926
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Yoakum is a city located in Lavaca County Texas. Yoakum has a 2020 population of 5,926. Yoakum is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 0.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,908 in 2010.

The average household income in Yoakum is $52,726 with a poverty rate of 13.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $718 per month, and the median house value is $87,000. The median age in Yoakum is 34.1 years, 33.7 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Yoakum Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yoakumwas:

  • White: 54.84%
  • Other race: 32.26%
  • Black or African American: 11.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Yoakum, Texas is 5,926 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,908.

Yoakum, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,16054.84%
Black or African American64511.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.14%
Some Other Race1,85932.26%
Two or More Races901.56%
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Yoakum Population by Race

Yoakum Population Pyramid 2022

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Yoakum Median Age

35.2


Total

33.8


Male

35.4


Female

Yoakum Adults

There are 4,215 adults, (1,151 of whom are seniors) in Yoakum.

Yoakum Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Yoakum Sex Ratio

Female

2,985

51.80%

Male

2,777

48.20%

Yoakum Population by Age

Yoakum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yoakum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.6%12.4%
Married67.8%32.2%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
All66.2%33.8%
Female45.7%54.3%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yoakum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1022.6666.2
Married1,0433.3467.8
Male1533.4287.6
Female2893.2145.7
Non Family6171.0767.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Yoakum Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade63216.99%
9th to 12th Grade42711.48%
High School Graduate1,48639.96%
Some College72719.55%
Associates Degree1353.63%
Bachelors Degree2707.26%
Graduate Degree421.13%
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Yoakum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yoakum Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8201,599255
Hispanic1,55578057
Other Race1,02643820
Native American88
2+ Races1414
Black322259

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.01%.

Yoakum Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,475$31,793$22,813
Less Than 9th Grade$28,750$30,842$22,639
High School Graduate$25,575$29,231$21,971
Some College$$52,153$23,457
Bachelors Degree$37,188$39,911$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,475

Average Earnings

$31,793

Average Male

$22,813

Average Female

Yoakum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yoakum Language by Age

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Yoakum Language

69.02% of Yoakum residents speak only English, while 30.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.80% of the population.

Yoakum Language

Yoakum Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,0962069.83%
Other323NaN%
Hispanic2,78754419.52%

13.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.77%

Male Poverty Rate

14.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yoakum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yoakum is White, with 9.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yoakum is Hispanic, with 19.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.73%.

Yoakum Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.20%
High School13.86%
Some College5.21%
Bachelors or Greater6.49%

Yoakum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.95%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.48%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Yoakum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yoakum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,276$48,839
Families$44,522$56,701
Married Families$44,645-
Non Families$17,829$26,040
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Income by Household Type

Yoakum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Yoakum Married by Age and Sex

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Yoakum Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Yoakum Marital Status by Race

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Yoakum Marital Status

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230

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War83
First Gulf War22
Vietnam90
Korea36
World War II5

Yoakum Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3451
35 to 5432
55 to 64
65 to 7460
75+87

Yoakum Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1937.50%
Black40.98%
Other Race282.31%
2+ Races535.71%
Hispanic1186.36%

Yoakum Veterans by Race

Yoakum Veterans by Education

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18.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yoakum Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Yoakum Employment by Age

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Yoakum Employment by Race

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Yoakum Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.20%

Born in Yoakum

89.21%

Native Born

10.79%

Foreign Born

10.29%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.21% of Yoakum residents were born in the United States, with 81.20% having been born in Texas. 10.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yoakum Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,4990.00%
19104,6571,1582.90%
19206,1841,5272.88%
19305,656-528-0.89%
19404,733-923-1.77%
19505,2314981.01%
19603,319-1,912-4.45%
19705,7552,4365.66%
19806,1483930.66%
19905,611-537-0.91%
20005,7311200.21%
20105,815840.15%
20115,82490.15%
20125,83390.15%
20135,84290.15%
20145,85190.15%
20155,86090.15%
20165,86990.15%
20175,87890.15%
20185,88790.15%
20195,89690.15%
20205,908120.20%
20215,91790.15%
20225,92690.15%

Yoakum Population by Year