Yoakum County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:8,713More data
Estimate 2018:8,590 
Estimate 2017:8,557 
Estimate 2016:8,652 
Estimate 2015:8,644 
Estimate 2014:8,398 
Estimate 2013:8,222 
Estimate 2012:8,055 
Estimate 2011:7,971 
Census 2010:7,879More data
Census 2000:7,322More data
Population of the County Seat (Plains)
Census 2010:1,481 
Census 2000:1,450 
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.):4,911More data
Plains town:1,655More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:799.7More data
Water Area:0.0More data
Total Area:799.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:9.85More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:62.67More data
Percent Rural:37.33More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:66.8%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:30.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.9%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:32.6%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:31.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$41,112More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$353,197,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$61,560More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:68.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$62,190More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$56,151 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$52,851 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$54,625 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$58,131 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.808420More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,431,336,818More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,183,282,265More data
Total Actual Levy:$17,645,362More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:43.561More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:43.827More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:120.414More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:207.802More 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:750.011More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:89.156More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:99.448More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:241.608More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:430.212More 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:1,515.201More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Yoakum County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.