Yoakum County TX Information


Yoakum County Subdivisions

Yoakum County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,655
Population in Households 8,602
Population in Familes 7,827
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $50,016
Average Household Income $65,528
Per Capita Income $21,826


Total Housing Units 3,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,041 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 828 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $88,122
Average Home Value $127,756


Total Households 2,869
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 2,293
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.15% 0.82%
Households 1.0% 0.73%
Families 0.96% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


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, 2018 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 Density # 167 35th
Diversity Index # 35 88th
Median Household Income # 100 61st
Per Capita Income # 198 22nd

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