Yoakum, TX has a population of 5,865 and is the 5,839th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,280 per sq mi which is 1221% higher than the Texas average and 1313% higher than the national average. The median age in Yoakum is 35 which is approximately 4% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Yoakum, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 56% speak English and 41% speak Spanish. 76% of Yoakum residents were born in Texas, 8% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.