Yoakum County TX Information


Yoakum County Subdivisions

Yoakum County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,483
Population in Households 8,430
Population in Familes 7,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 2,808
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 2,242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,068 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 740 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 314 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $79,260
Average Home Value $112,573


Median Household Income $46,464
Average Household Income $61,503
Per Capita Income $20,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.19% 1.38%
Households 0.97% 1.28%
Families 0.9% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Yoakum County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yoakum County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 179 30th
Population Density1 # 167 34th
Diversity Index2 # 30 88th
Median Household Income # 112 56th
Per Capita Income # 204 20th

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