The city of Yoakum has seen a gradual increase in population since 1990. Today, Yoakum’s population is about 6,000 with an average income of $33,412. The workforce in Yoakum is strong with over 68% of the population between the ages of 20 and 79 years old. The city of Yoakum’s educated population includes over 1,500 with at least a high school diploma and over 1,200 that have attended or graduated with a higher learning degree. Yoakum is stretched out across two counties, Dewitt County and Lavaca County which makes this a unique city for businesses. Yoakum’s unique location is key to making this the true "Hub of South Central Texas."
City of Yoakum Population Chart
|COUNTIES/CITIES||2010 TOTAL POPULATION||2000 TOTAL POPULATION||1990 TOTAL POPULATION|
|*Yoakum population total is:||5,815||5,731||5,664|