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Demographics

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
DeWitt County 20,097 20,013 18,840
  Cuero 6,841 6,571 6,700
  Nordheim 307 323 344
  Yoakum* 2,306 2,137 2,154
  Yorktown 2,092 2,271 2,207
 
Lavaca County 19,263 19,210 18,1690
  Hallettsville 2,550 2,345 2,718
  Moulton 886 944 923
  Shiner 2,069 2,070 2,074
  Yoakum* 3,509 3,594 3,457
 
*Yoakum population total is:     5,815 5,731 5,664