Yoakum County, Texas Population 2024

7,235

Yoakum County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 7,235 with a growth rate of -1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yoakum County, Texas is the 181st largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 7,852 and has seen a growth of -7.86% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,695-108-1.59%
20286,803-108-1.56%
20276,911-108-1.54%
20267,019-108-1.52%
20257,127-108-1.49%
20247,235-108-1.47%
20237,343-108-1.45%
20227,451-108-1.43%
20217,559-116-1.51%
20207,675-1,011-11.64%
20198,6861661.95%
20188,520-7-0.08%
20178,527-99-1.15%
20168,626-9-0.1%
20158,6352432.9%
20148,3921742.12%
20138,2181662.06%
20128,052811.02%
20117,9711191.52%
20107,852
19908,7864875.87%
19808,29995513%
19707,344-688-8.57%
19608,0323,69385.11%
19504,339-1,015-18.96%
19405,3544,091323.91%
19301,263759150.6%
1920504-98-16.28%
19106025762215.38%
19002622550%
18904-6,691-99.94%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.47% (-108)
County Website
Yoakum County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
7,852
Area
800 mi²
Density
9 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.86% (-617)
Founded
1907

Yoakum County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,93864.72%
Two or more races1,77223.22%
Other race6818.93%
Black or African American1201.57%
Native American791.04%
Asian400.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Yoakum County, Texas Population by Race

Yoakum County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Yoakum County, Texas Median Age

30

Total

34.2

Male

28.8

Female

Yoakum County, Texas Adults

There are 5,168 adults, (765 of whom are seniors) in Yoakum County, Texas.

Yoakum County, Texas Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Yoakum County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female4,05453.13%
Male3,57646.87%

Yoakum County, Texas Population by Age

Yoakum County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6542.8766.233.8
Married1,5753.5374.725.3
Non Family5841.1354.345.7
Female4772.8551.848.2
Male181.561000
showing: 5 rows

3.31

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Yoakum County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Yoakum County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yoakum County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Yoakum County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,712

Average Earnings

$72,022

Average Male

$28,200

Average Female

Yoakum County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yoakum County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Yoakum County, Texas Language

38.2% of Yoakum County, Texas residents speak only English, while 61.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 56.56% of the population.

Yoakum County, Texas Language

Yoakum County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,18382015.82%
Multiple1,77240422.8%
Other68132046.99%
White2,1482059.54%
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13.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.46%

Male Poverty Rate

11.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yoakum County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yoakum County, Texas is Other, with 46.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yoakum County, Texas is White, with 9.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.72%.

Yoakum County, Texas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.81%
Some College10.28%
High School7.33%
Bachelors or Greater
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Yoakum County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed20.15%
Male Employed9.1%
Female Employed1.67%
Female Unemployed
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Yoakum County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yoakum County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Yoakum County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Yoakum County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Yoakum County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Yoakum County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Yoakum County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

150

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by War

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Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by Race

Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yoakum County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Yoakum County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Yoakum County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Yoakum County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.29%

Born in Yoakum County, Texas

75.23%

Native Born

24.77%

Foreign Born

19.11%

Non Citizen

5.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.23% of Yoakum County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 60.29% having been born in Texas. 19.11% 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

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