Yoakum, DeWitt County, Texas

Yoakum: City in Texas

About

Yoakum is a city located in the county of DeWitt in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,815 and a population density of 489 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,935 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1889.

Quick Facts about Yoakum

Population : 5,935 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : DeWitt County
Different from : Yoakum County
Postal code : 77995
Phone Area Codes : 361
Area : 11.89 km2
Altitude : 364 feet / 111 meters
Establishment : May 05, 1889 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 02:37:16 (25th June 2022)
Density : 499 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.02% (2010-2020)
Weather : 101℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Yoakum locator map
Location of Yoakum on Texas map.
Yoakum  Texas image
Yoakum Texas
Yoakum  Texas image

Geography

Yoakum is located at 29°17'16"N 97°9'7"W (29.2877500, -97.1519300).

Yoakum map

Weather

Yoakum forecast: Sunny, with a high near 101. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. more

Demographics

The population of Yoakum increased by 2.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,815 - census
2011 5,829 0.24% estimation process
2012 5,883 0.92% estimation process
2013 5,909 0.44% estimation process
2014 5,936 0.45% estimation process
2015 5,976 0.67% estimation process
2016 5,972 -0.07% estimation process
2017 5,944 -0.47% estimation process
2018 5,946 0.03% estimation process
2019 5,940 -0.1% estimation process
2020 5,935 -0.08% estimation process

Yoakum zip code is 77995. County name: Lavaca, County fips: 48285

People born in Yoakum (15)

People born in Yoakum, including athletics competitor Arthur Harnden, journalist and author Hubert Renfro Knickerbocker, linguist Elmer Bagby Atwood, .

List

  • Billie Lee Turner (American botanist (1925-2020)) he was born in 01/01/1925
  • Charlie Hall (American football player) he was born in 02/12/1948
  • Inez Beverly Prosser (American psychologist) she was born in 30/12/1895
  • John Glaiser (American baseball player) he was born in 28/07/1894
  • Obert Logan (Player of American football (1941-2003)) he was born in 06/12/1941
  • Ryan Wagner (American baseball player) he was born in 15/07/1982
  • Slim McGrew (American baseball player) he was born in 05/08/1899
  • Wayne Graham (American baseball player) he was born in 06/04/1936
  • Jim Marquis (American baseball player) he was born in 18/11/1900
  • Glenn Lippman (Canadian football player) he was born in 01/12/1929
  • Damion Ratley (American football wide receiver) he was born in 16/04/1995
  • Lonnie E. Smith (American dentist and civil rights activist) he was born in 01/01/1901

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Yoakum, TX

Code Name Address Type
SMC San Marcos Station 338 South Guadalupe St. RAIL

Post offices near Yoakum

Post Office Name City ZIP
Yoakum Post Office Yoakum (TX) 77995

Other cities in DeWitt County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in DeWitt County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Cuero 8,225 City in Texas, United States
Yorktown 2,069 City in Texas
Nordheim 303 City in Texas

Distance to Other Cities

Yoakum distances to largest Texas cities