Yoakum County, Texas Population 2021

Yoakum County, Texas's estimated population is 8,959 with a growth rate of 1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yoakum County, Texas is the 175th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 7,851 and has seen a growth of 14.11% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,9591231.39%
20208,8361231.41%
20198,7131231.43%
20188,590330.39%
20178,557-95-1.10%
20168,65280.09%
20158,6442462.93%
20148,3981762.14%
20138,2221672.07%
20128,055841.05%
20117,9711201.53%
20107,851-935-10.64%
19908,7864875.87%
19808,29995513.00%
19707,344-688-8.57%
19608,0323,69385.11%
19504,339-1,015-18.96%
19405,3544,091323.91%
19301,263759150.60%
1920504-98-16.28%
19106025762215.38%
19002622550.00%
189040.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.39%
County Website
State
Founded
1907
County Seat
2010 Population
7,851
Growth Since 2010
14.11%
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Yoakum County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,31196.29%
Some Other Race1341.55%
Two or More Races1291.49%
Black or African American380.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.17%
Asian40.05%
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Yoakum County, Texas Population by Race

Yoakum County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Yoakum County, Texas Median Age

30.3


Total

29.3


Male

32.2


Female

Yoakum County, Texas Adults

There are 5,780 adults, (991 of whom are seniors) in Yoakum County, Texas.

Yoakum County, Texas Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Yoakum County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

4,151

48.09%

Male

4,480

51.91%

Yoakum County, Texas Population by Age

Yoakum County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yoakum County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All78%22%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Female65.9%34.1%
Male51.5%48.5%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yoakum County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6173.378
Married1,7354.0183.4
Non Family6321.1269.6
Female1823.8265.9
Male684.0651.5

3.96

Average Family Size

3.3

Average Household Size

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Yoakum County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,21925.02%
9th to 12th Grade56011.49%
High School Graduate1,27526.16%
Some College83517.14%
Associates Degree3657.49%
Bachelors Degree4839.91%
Graduate Degree1362.79%
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Yoakum County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yoakum County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,8721,422189
White1,9111,615411
2+ Races5547
Other Race53
Black3838
Native American151515
Asian444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Yoakum County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,268$61,832$24,507
Less Than 9th Grade$36,614$46,597$19,098
High School Graduate$54,400$64,688$20,405
Some College$48,750$54,776$27,206
Bachelors Degree$49,564$87,008$36,533
Graduate Degree$58,064$48,309$

$49,268

Average Earnings

$61,832

Average Male

$24,507

Average Female

Yoakum County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yoakum County, Texas Language by Age

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Yoakum County, Texas Language

39.05% of Yoakum County, Texas residents speak only English, while 60.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 56.60% of the population.

Yoakum County, Texas Language

Yoakum County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,7365689.90%
White2,7411585.76%
Other1345641.79%
Multiple1294232.56%

8.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.81%

Male Poverty Rate

9.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yoakum County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yoakum County, Texas is Other, with 41.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yoakum County, Texas is White, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.49%.

Yoakum County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.85%
High School8.71%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.65%

Yoakum County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed18.99%
Male Employed2.72%
Female Employed2.69%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Yoakum County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yoakum County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,005$80,243
Families$73,576$91,951
Married Families$76,423-
Non Families$29,600$42,739
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Income by Household Type

Yoakum County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Yoakum County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Yoakum County, Texas 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 County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Yoakum County, Texas Marital Status

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158

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
Second Gulf War24
Korea17
World War II16
First Gulf War10

Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+56
65 to 7450
35 to 5424
55 to 6414
18 to 3414

Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1081.94%
Other Race3633.96%
Hispanic170.47%
Black1436.84%

Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by Race

Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Yoakum County, Texas Employment by Age

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Yoakum County, Texas Employment by Race

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Yoakum County, Texas 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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60.78%

Born in Yoakum County, Texas

73.83%

Native Born

26.17%

Foreign Born

21.74%

Non Citizen

4.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.83% of Yoakum County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 60.78% having been born in Texas. 21.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yoakum County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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