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Yoakum is a city in Lavaca County. (The community straddles Lavaca and DeWitt counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Yoakum is 29.287N. The longitude is -97.151W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 322 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,734.
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18% of Yoakum residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yoakum ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yoakum was $14,835, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Yoakum residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Yoakum, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $240. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $654.
Libraries in Yoakum include Carl & Mary Welhausen Library ... View libraries
Lavaca County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Yoakum political report.
The average commute time for Yoakum workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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