Yoakum County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:7,468More data
Estimate 2022:7,484 
Estimate 2021:7,563 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.7,694More data
Census 2010:7,879More data
Census 2000:7,322More data
Population of the County Seat (Plains)
Census 2020:1,355 
Census 2010:1,481 
Census 2000:1,450 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN YOAKUM COUNTY - 2023 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Denver City town (pt.):4,301More data
Plains town:1,328More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:799.7More data
Water Area:0.0More data
Total Area:799.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:9.62More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:68.7%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:28.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.2%More data
Age - 2023 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:32.9%More data
65 and Older:12.5%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:30.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$49,438More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$368,365,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$62,748More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:68.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:9.7% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$77,157More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$75,487 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$60,666 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$63,164 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$65,683 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:7.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:12.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.546249More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$4,094,338,738More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,807,431,041More data
Total Actual Levy:$20,795,421More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:43.561More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:43.864More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:120.415More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:207.840More data
City Streets:51.203More data
Certified County Roads:491.006More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:542.209More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:750.049More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:89.156More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:99.976More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:241.612More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:430.744More data
City Streets:102.406More data
Certified County Roads:982.583More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,084.989More data
County Total:1,515.733More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture Report 2022»     «2022 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Yoakum County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Yoakum County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Yoakum County»

Special Districts in Yoakum County.
School Districts in Yoakum County.
History of City Tax Rates in Yoakum County.

Airports in Yoakum County.
Hospitals in Yoakum County.
Prisons in Yoakum County.