Yoakum

Welcome to Yoakum

Charming small-town living with big perks


Nestled in the heart of Texas and straddling both Lavaca and DeWitt counties, Yoakum offers the perfect blend of small-town charm and modern conveniences, creating an environment where community spirit and quality living go hand in hand. Here, you'll discover a neighborhood that prides itself on safety, a variety of housing options, and exceptional educational opportunities, ensuring a thriving and nurturing community for all.

Known as the Leather Capital since 1917, in Yoakum, every street tells a story, and every neighbor is part of an extended family. With competitive pricing on real estate and easy access to essential amenities, it’s an ideal locale for both families and professionals alike. The availability of great schools in the area only adds to the appeal, promising a bright future for the younger residents of our community.

Whether you're passing through or putting down roots, Yoakum represents the heart of small-town Texas — resilient, welcoming, and steeped in a rich tapestry of histories that continue to shape its present and future.


What to Love

  • Home to a rich history that is still alive today through the community’s festivals and events
  • From cozy apartments to spacious family homes, there’s a residence to suit every lifestyle and budget
  • The area is renowned for its excellent schools, ensuring top-notch education for the children of the community
  • Access to world-class medical services at Yoakum Community Hospital

Local Lifestyle

Living in Yoakum means embracing a slower pace of life where community matters. It's a place where neighbors know each other, and there's a strong sense of pride in the local schools, churches, and public services that bind the town together. This tight-knit sense of community is what makes Yoakum a special place to visit and an even more special place to live.
 

Dining and Entertainment

While Yoakum may be a small town, it certainly doesn’t skimp on dining and shopping options. The local H-E-B is a community favorite, offering a wide range of groceries, fresh produce, and household items, ensuring you’re never far from what you need. For those in search of unique fashion and home decor, Double D Ranch Headquarters & Mothership is a must-visit, offering an eclectic assortment of items that reflect the rich culture and history of the area.
 

Things to Do

One of Yoakum's most celebrated events is the annual Tom Tom Festival, named after the Tom Tom brand of drums once manufactured in the town. This event encapsulates the spirit of Yoakum, featuring a parade, beauty pageants, BBQ cook-offs, and live music that brings together the community and visitors in a festive atmosphere.

For those who enjoy the great outdoors, Yoakum has several parks and outdoor spaces. Yoakum City Park is a focal point for outdoor activities and family gatherings, featuring picnic areas, playgrounds, and walking trails. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round at the Yoakum City Golf Course, which offers a scenic setting for a leisurely game.

Culturally, the Yoakum Heritage Museum serves as a treasure trove of local history, showcasing artifacts and displays that tell the story of the town's past. From its indigenous roots to its modern-day incarnation, the museum provides a comprehensive view of Yoakum's development over the years.
 

Schools

Education is a top priority in Yoakum, with the community firmly committed to providing excellent learning opportunities for all its young residents. Top-rated schools include:

  • Yoakum Intermediate School
  • Yoakum Junior High School

Overview for Yoakum, TX

5,815 people live in Yoakum, where the median age is 35.7 and the average individual income is $19,978. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,815

Total Population

35.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$19,978

Average individual Income

Around Yoakum, TX

There's plenty to do around Yoakum, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

59
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
46
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including H & H Cafe & Bakery Inc, J's Burger, and Jo's Daiquiri & Beverage Barn.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 0.5 miles 21 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 0.35 miles 32 reviews 4.3/5 stars
Dining 1.65 miles 2 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.44 miles 2 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.42 miles 3 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.3 miles 6 reviews 4.2/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Yoakum, TX

Yoakum has 2,085 households, with an average household size of 2.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Yoakum do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,815 people call Yoakum home. The population density is 1,269.63 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,815

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.7

Median Age

47.31 / 52.69%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,085

Total Households

2.72

Average Household Size

$19,978

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Yoakum, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Yoakum. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Featured Properties

For Sale
For Lease
Sold
401 Lott Street
For Sale
$2,500,000
401 Lott Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
2 Baths 8,441 Sq.Ft.
401 Lott Street
For Sale
$2,500,000
401 Lott Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
8,441 Sq.Ft.
111 State Highway 111
Sold
$1,375,000
111 State Highway 111, OTHER, TX 77995
15,071,760 Sq.Ft.
403 Hickey Road
For Sale
$1,198,000
403 Hickey Road, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,611 Sq.Ft.
1267 US Highway 77a
Sold
$1,000,000
1267 US Highway 77a, Yoakum, TX 77995
1,190 Sq.Ft.
402 Dunn Street
For Sale
$800,000
402 Dunn Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3,699 Sq.Ft.
402 Dunn Street
For Sale
$800,000
402 Dunn Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
5 Beds 5 Baths 3,699 Sq.Ft.
178 Juniper Trail
Sold
$797,000
178 Juniper Trail, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 3,615 Sq.Ft.
000A FM 682
Sold
$740,977
000A FM 682, Yoakum, TX 77995
4,164,772 Sq.Ft.
707 Elenora
For Sale
$725,000
707 Elenora, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 4 Baths 2,425 Sq.Ft.
1412 E Gonzales Street
Sold
$699,000
1412 E Gonzales Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
6 Beds 4 Baths 4,763 Sq.Ft.
201 US HWY 77A NORTH
Sold
$675,000
201 US HWY 77A NORTH, Yoakum, TX 77995
22,340 Sq.Ft.
300 S US HWY 77A South
Sold
$550,000
300 S US HWY 77A South, Yoakum, TX 77995
3,040 Sq.Ft.
129 Juniper Trail
Sold
$499,000
129 Juniper Trail, Yoakum, TX 77995
5 Beds 2,996 Sq.Ft.
000 E FM 318
Sold
$498,000
000 E FM 318, Yoakum, TX 77995
3,618,965 Sq.Ft.
716 West Street
Sold
$490,000
716 West Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
6,144 Sq.Ft.
103 Austin Street
Sold
$490,000
103 Austin Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
5,448 Sq.Ft.
131 Schott Road
Sold
$474,900
131 Schott Road, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 2,511 Sq.Ft.
905 US Highway 77An
Sold
$439,105
905 US Highway 77An, Yoakum, TX 77995
721,789 Sq.Ft.
303 Irvine Street
Sold
$415,000
303 Irvine Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
8,484 Sq.Ft.
108 US Highway 77A N Highway
Sold
$399,900
108 US Highway 77A N Highway, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,003 Sq.Ft.
1404 St Highway 111
Sold
$389,000
1404 St Highway 111, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 4,371 Sq.Ft.
105 US Highway 77a Highway
Sold
$388,000
105 US Highway 77a Highway, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,383 Sq.Ft.
1002 Carroll Drive
Sold
$369,000
1002 Carroll Drive, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 3 Baths 1,906 Sq.Ft.
1224 E Gonzales Street
Sold
$359,000
1224 E Gonzales Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,525 Sq.Ft.
110 Raska Drive
Sold
$357,500
110 Raska Drive, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,559 Sq.Ft.
1849 County Road 323
Sold
$350,000
1849 County Road 323, Yoakum, TX 77995
1,565,111 Sq.Ft.
301 Texas Street
Sold
$348,850
301 Texas Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,708 Sq.Ft.
603 US Highway 77A N
Sold
$335,000
603 US Highway 77A N, Yoakum, TX 77995
1,516 Sq.Ft.
608 W Grand Avenue
Sold
$325,000
608 W Grand Avenue, Yoakum, TX 77995
5 Beds 3 Baths 2,732 Sq.Ft.
409 Kent Street
Sold
$324,999
409 Kent Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,725 Sq.Ft.
607 PINCHAM Street
Sold
$324,900
607 PINCHAM Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,851 Sq.Ft.
211 Lavaca Street
Sold
$319,900
211 Lavaca Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,654 Sq.Ft.
1002 Carroll Drive
Sold
$319,000
1002 Carroll Drive, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 1,906 Sq.Ft.
101 Raska
Sold
$315,000
101 Raska, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 3,233 Sq.Ft.
1001 E Gonzales Street
Sold
$315,000
1001 E Gonzales Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 2,297 Sq.Ft.
1102 Lavaca Street
Sold
$314,999
1102 Lavaca Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,250 Sq.Ft.
800 Burt Street
Sold
$310,000
800 Burt Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,182 Sq.Ft.
2035 County Road
Sold
$310,000
2035 County Road, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 1,516 Sq.Ft.
301 Texas Street
Sold
$300,000
301 Texas Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,708 Sq.Ft.
229 Old Cuero Highway
Sold
$300,000
229 Old Cuero Highway, Yoakum, TX 77995
2,705,947 Sq.Ft.
1305 E Gonzales Street
Sold
$299,900
1305 E Gonzales Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 3,861 Sq.Ft.
402 Armstrong
For Sale
$299,000
402 Armstrong, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 2 Baths 2,248 Sq.Ft.
310 Luryan Street
Sold
$299,000
310 Luryan Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2,030 Sq.Ft.
1102 Lavaca Street
Sold
$290,000
1102 Lavaca Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,250 Sq.Ft.
1012 Steinmann Street
Sold
$289,000
1012 Steinmann Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,327 Sq.Ft.
909 US Highway 77a
Sold
$289,000
909 US Highway 77a, Yoakum, TX 77995
5,080 Sq.Ft.
217 Burt Street
For Sale
$284,900
217 Burt Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
2 Beds 2 Baths 1,728 Sq.Ft.
507 Coke
Sold
$279,900
507 Coke, Yoakum, TX 77995
3 Beds 3,356 Sq.Ft.
703 Coke Street
Pending
$279,000
703 Coke Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
4 Beds 2 Baths 2,329 Sq.Ft.

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