Yoakum County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:7,451More data
Estimate 2021:7,559 
Census 2020:7,695More 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 - 2022 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.):4,303More data
Plains town:1,316More 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, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:62.67More data
Percent Rural:37.33More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:69.1%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:27.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.2%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:33.6%More data
65 and Older:12.0%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:30.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$51,954More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$395,217,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$66,816More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:72.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:10.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$60,666More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$63,164 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$65,683 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$62,190 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$56,151 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:7.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:12.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.745000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,195,287,050More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,940,642,354More data
Total Actual Levy:$14,457,786More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
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 - 2021
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
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
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.