Yoakum demographics profile

StatisticYoakumTexasNational
Population5,86526,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,2809791
Median age35.434.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%48%43%
Speak English56%65%79%
Speak Spanish41%30%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Yoakum is 1221% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Yoakum is 4% higher than Texas.
  • In Yoakum 44.64% of the population is White.
  • In Yoakum 10.67% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Yoakum 0.38% of the population is Asian.

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Yoakum population breakdown by race

RaceYoakumTexasNational
White44.64%74.84%73.35%
Black or African American10.67%11.95%12.63%
Asian0.38%4.36%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race5.03%2.50%3.06%
Other race39.28%5.79%4.75%
In Yoakum, 53.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Yoakum, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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