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Population in 2012: 5,897 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 

Males: 2,710  (46.0%)
Females: 3,187  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  35.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77995.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,797 (it was $25,680 in 2000)
Yoakum:

$34,797
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,753

Yoakum city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,168 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Yoakum:

$61,168
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,450; Detached houses: $64,731; Townhouses or other attached units: $45,898; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $60,285; Mobile homes: $27,794

Median gross rent in 2012: $472.

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  • White alone - 2,613 (44.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2,546 (43.8%)
  • Black alone - 574 (9.9%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Yoakum: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.3%), Czech (7.1%), Irish (5.3%), English (3.9%), United States (2.5%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,293 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Yoakum:

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yoakum city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

740 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.1%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Yoakum, Texas as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Yoakum to the number of sex offenders is 256 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $956 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $578 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (34.1 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (78.6 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (83.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Shiner, TX (3.1 miles ), Cuero, TX (4.0 miles ), Hallettsville, TX (4.0 miles ), Moulton, TX (4.4 miles ), Westhoff-Arneckville, TX (4.4 miles) , Gonzales, TX (4.9 miles ), Flatonia, TX (5.2 miles ), Waelder, TX (5.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $122,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $16,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $33,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $18,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $35,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 29.29 N, Longitude: 97.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +161 (+2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,798 (64.0%)

Area code: 361

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Crime rates in Yoakum by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.017.20.00.00.018.40.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 110020026101
per 100,000 17.116.70.00.034.40.00.036.5110.218.50.016.8
Assaults 3062427196328
per 100,000 51.20.0103.434.368.834.0123.7346.9110.255.633.7134.8
Burglaries 7042434647414545104697074
per 100,000 1194.3701.6740.9789.0808.4697.0795.2821.61910.71278.31179.01246.8
Thefts 137134126115104112115821187894108
per 100,000 2337.52238.62170.91972.61788.81904.12032.21497.22167.91445.01583.31819.7
Auto thefts 52114210644277
per 100,000 85.333.4189.568.634.4170.0106.073.073.537.1117.9117.9
Arson 002000100002
per 100,000 0.00.034.50.00.00.017.70.00.00.00.033.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 203.9149.7178.6149.9193.8148.7174.1208.3325.6170.8165.8206.2

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Crime rate in Yoakum detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

1.95

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Yoakum, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+1.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Yoakum-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Yoakum city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Yoakum-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Yoakum center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeWitt County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ryan Wagner - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, born: Jul 15, 1982), Jim Marquis - Baseball player, Charlie Hall (linebacker) - Football player, John Glaiser - Baseball player, Slim McGrew - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Yoakum:

  • ACCOLADE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 318 E MORRIS)
  • ADVANCED HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 202 WEST GRAND AVENUE)
  • ACCOLADE HOSPICE (Hospital, 222 W GRAND AVE)
  • YOAKUM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1200 CARL RAMERT DRIVE)
  • STEVENS HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 204 WALTER ST)
  • YOAKUM MEMORIAL NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, HWY 77A BUSINESS RT)
  • YOAKUM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1300 CARL RAMERT DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Yoakum, TX

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Local government website: www.cityofyoakum.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yoakum:

  • Texas State University-San Marcos (about 63 miles; San Marcos, TX; Full-time enrollment: 23,372)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 65 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,960)
  • Blinn College (about 75 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 15,363)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 75 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 78 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 46,563)
  • Austin Community College District (about 79 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 10,815)
  • St Philips College (about 80 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,465)

Public high school in Yoakum:

Public elementary/middle schools in Yoakum:

Private elementary/middle school in Yoakum:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 310 ORTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Yoakum, School District: YOAKUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Yoakum:

  • CARL & MARY WELHAUSEN LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,334; Location: 810 FRONT ST; 19,436 books; 1,125 audio materials; 2,200 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Yoakum: Yoakum Fire and Emergency Management Service Department (A), Yoakum Police Department (B), Baker House (C), Municipal Power Plant (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Yoakum include: Mount Sinai Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Holy Communion Episcopal Church (C), Forrest Street Church of God in Christ (D), Saint Johns Baptist Church (E), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Austin Street Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Roundhouse Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Yoakum include: Yoakum City Park (1), Yoakum Municipal Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Host Lamancha Inn (606 USHighway 77A South).

 
DeWitt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Yoakum and their reported violations in the past:

TXDOT COMFORT STATION US HWY 59 NORTH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between FEB-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TXDOT COMFORT STATION US HWY 59 SOUTH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between FEB-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.9%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for Black residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.2% for other race residents, 62.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Yoakum, TX

173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
100 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Yoakum compared to Texas state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Yoakum (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: at 406 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $140.2 mil, Deposits: $121.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares Of Yoakum, Inc.
  • The Yoakum National Bank: at 301 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $180.3 mil, Deposits: $156.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Yoakum National Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Yoakum Branch at 601 Lott Street, branch established on 1935/04/20. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Yoakum travel time to work - commute


Yoakum mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Yoakum city (based on DeWitt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.27%
Here56.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents47.3%23.4%17.3%4.0%3.1%
Congregations21.6%18.9%24.3%8.1%5.4%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristPentecostal Church of GodAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.4%1.4%0.9%0.8%0.5%
Congregations2.7%5.4%2.7%5.4%5.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
DeWitt County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
DeWitt County:

10.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeWitt County:

17.9%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,380$43,1400$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,964$43,8560$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,018
Police Protection - Officers 10$28,191$33,8290$0
Police - Other 6$12,843$25,6860$0
Firefighters 18$64,808$43,2050$0
Streets and Highways 12$28,634$28,6340$0
Health 1$2,353$28,2360$0
Solid Waste Management 18$30,817$20,5450$0
Sewerage 11$33,250$36,2730$0
Parks and Recreation 15$24,017$19,2144$2,876
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,266$43,5960$0
Water Supply 11$23,119$25,2210$0
Electric Power 10$28,882$34,6582$1,630
Local Libraries 1$1,908$22,8962$1,021
Other and Unallocable 39$108,466$33,3745$3,018
Totals for Government 161$419,898$31,29714$9,563

Yoakum government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($26.45)
    Regular Highways: $150,000 ($25.44)
    Electric Utilities: $78,000 ($13.23)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($1.02)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,483,000 ($590.64)
    Police Protection: $707,000 ($119.89)
    Fire Protection: $598,000 ($101.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $465,000 ($78.85)
    Central Staff Services: $446,000 ($75.63)
    Water Utilities: $419,000 ($71.05)
    Sewerage: $385,000 ($65.29)
    Financial Administration: $317,000 ($53.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $303,000 ($51.38)
    Regular Highways: $259,000 ($43.92)
    General - Other: $85,000 ($14.41)
    General Public Buildings: $80,000 ($13.57)
    Libraries: $73,000 ($12.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($4.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $14,000 ($2.37)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($1.19)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $219,000 ($37.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $43,000 ($7.29)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($5.09)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($3.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($3.39)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($1.19)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.51)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.34)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,308,000 ($391.39)

Yoakum government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $593,000 ($100.56)
    Sewerage: $450,000 ($76.31)
    All Other: $259,000 ($43.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $97,000 ($16.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000 ($4.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $208,000 ($35.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $140,000 ($23.74)
    Rents: $9,000 ($1.53)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,530,000 ($937.76)
    Water Utilities: $610,000 ($103.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($0.51)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $482,000 ($81.74)
    Property: $152,000 ($25.78)
    Public Utilities: $133,000 ($22.55)
    NEC: $27,000 ($4.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($0.17)

Yoakum government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,105,000 ($696.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,805,000 ($645.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $300,000 ($50.87)

Yoakum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,959,000 ($1180.09)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $525,000 ($89.03)

6.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Victoria County, TX  1.57% ($33,737 average AGI)
from Lavaca County, TX  0.47% ($22,467)
from Harris County, TX  0.36% ($32,261)


7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Victoria County, TX  1.93% ($29,366 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.47% ($31,133)
to Lavaca County, TX  0.42% ($33,593)

Strongest AM radio stations in Yoakum:

  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yoakum:

  • KYKM (92.5 FM; YOAKUM, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTXM (99.9 FM; HALLETTSVILLE, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTXN-FM (98.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: COSMOPOLITAN ENTERPRISES OF VICTORIA)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Yoakum:

  • KAVU-TV (Channel 25; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KVCT (Channel 19; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SURTSEY PRODUCTIONS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Yoakum, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Yoakum fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Yoakum)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Sh51 Loop & Tozik St (Lat: 29.281917 Lon: -97.155833), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPPG599, Licensee ID: L00003043
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.32740 MHz, 2.42040 MHz, 2.42040 MHz, 2.42340 MHz, 2.42340 MHz, 2.58840 MHz, 2.58840 MHz, 2.80240 MHz, 2.80240 MHz, 2.80540 MHz... (+17 more)
    Grant Date: 09/11/2004, Expiration Date: 12/09/2014, Certifier: Richard Herndon
    Registrant: State Of; Texas Dept. Of Transportation Texas, 125 E. 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701-2483, Phone: (512) 506-5141, Fax: (512) 506-5135, Email:
  • 9.5 Mi Sw Hallettsville 9 Mi S Hwy 77 (Lat: 29.361361 Lon: -97.066639), Call Sign: KNDU456, Licensee ID: L00100480
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/1997, Expiration Date: 09/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2002
    Registrant: K Kaiser, 1310 W Grand Ave, Yoakum, TX 77995, Phone: (512) 293-2040
  • 9 Mi S Hwy 77 9.5 Mi Sw Hallettsville (Lat: 29.361361 Lon: -97.066917), Call Sign: KNGL431
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/1998, Expiration Date: 06/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2002
    Registrant: Leroy Janak, Rr 4 Box 261e, Hallettsville, TX 77964
  • Hwy 682 5 Mi Se (Lat: 29.217194 Lon: -97.103028), Call Sign: KQB885
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.975 MHz, 451.975 MHz, 456.975 MHz, 456.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/1998, Expiration Date: 03/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2002
    Registrant: W H Kuester, Rt 3 Box 200, Yoakum, TX 77995

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yoakum)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 106VK , Serial Number: 172S9051, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas L Jr Jones, 2509 County Road 318, Yoakum, TX 77995
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2320U , Serial Number: 17249920, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Michael W Durr, 4114 County Road 400, Yoakum, TX 77995
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7624T , Serial Number: 47224, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1960
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Nancy A Hoffman, Po Box 351, Yoakum, TX 77995, Other Owners: A Bowman Sr Hoffman
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7903F , Serial Number: 15064003, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis R Bartels, 1967 County Road 425, Yoakum, TX 77995
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 97814 , Serial Number: 18267204, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Nancy A Hoffman, 1200 County Road 318, Yoakum, TX 77995, Other Owners: A Bowman Sr Hoffman


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Yoakum


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Yoakum, TX

Most common first names in Yoakum, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11882.8 years
William8476.1 years
John7976.9 years
Annie5884.5 years
James5671.2 years
Joe5676.0 years
Frank5479.4 years
Willie5077.6 years
Charles3975.9 years
Robert3973.1 years
Most common last names in Yoakum, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4879.0 years
Johnson4175.3 years
Brown2775.4 years
Smith2571.5 years
Green2275.8 years
Garrett2178.7 years
Garcia2077.9 years
Adams1978.2 years
Hagan1885.0 years
Rodriguez1674.0 years
Businesses in Yoakum, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Ashley Furniture1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1
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