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Yelm, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $244,134 (it was $114,900 in 2000)
Yelm:

$244,134
Washington:

$339,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $197,050 - $283,102

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $273,389
Here:

$273,389
State:

$447,152

Mobile homes: $44,286
Here:

$44,286
State:

$131,988

Yelm,WA index of house prices

Total population: 8,223 (Urban population: 3,130 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 218 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,883 (2,748 occupied: 1,656 owner occupied, 1,074 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

37%

Housing density: 512 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $239,943.

Median contract rent in 2017: $1,028 (lower quartile is $700, upper quartile is $1,338)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $7,966


Median gross rent in Yelm, WA in 2017: $1,250

Housing units in Yelm with a mortgage: 1,441 (27 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 220

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $84,708

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $42,781

Median monthly housing costs: $1,461


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Yelm, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 2006

Median year apartment built: 2001

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,759
  • In family households: 8,093 (1,332 male householders, 861 female householders)
    1,626 spouses, 3,462 children (3,289 natural, 41 adopted, 150 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 210 brothers or sisters, 79 parents, 54 other relatives, 256 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 671 (262 male householders (196 living alone)), 302 female householders (282 living alone)), 104 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8

Size of family households: 670 2-persons, 313 3-persons, 380 4-persons, 582 5-persons, 180 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 481 1-person, 41 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

2,201 married couples with children.
600 single-parent households (148 men, 452 women).

87.7% of residents of Yelm speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 443 (5.1%)
(57.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.4
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Yelm, Washington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Yelm, Washington
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 442 bedrooms
  • 7793 bedrooms
  • 6524 bedrooms
  • 1695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yelm, Washington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yelm, Washington
  • 29no bedroom
  • 2791 bedroom
  • 1792 bedrooms
  • 4923 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Yelm in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yelm in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11no vehicle
  • 4291 vehicle
  • 6682 vehicles
  • 2403 vehicles
  • 2274 vehicles
  • 585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Yelm in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yelm in renter-occupied apartments
  • 83no vehicle
  • 3461 vehicle
  • 5132 vehicles
  • 883 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yelm, Washington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yelm, Washington
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 113 rooms
  • 574 rooms
  • 3225 rooms
  • 3616 rooms
  • 3227 rooms
  • 3278 rooms
  • 2569+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yelm, Washington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yelm, Washington
  • 371 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 1533 rooms
  • 1724 rooms
  • 1675 rooms
  • 4476 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Yelm, WA
  • Yelm, WA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Yelm, WA in 2017
  • 164Less than $10,000
  • 240$10,000 to $19,999
  • 69$20,000 to $29,999
  • 300$30,000 to $39,999
  • 264$40,000 to $49,999
  • 281$50,000 to $59,999
  • 292$60,000 to $74,999
  • 635$75,000 to $99,999
  • 151$100,000 to $124,999
  • 55$125,000 to $149,999
  • 117$150,000 to $199,999
  • 156$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Yelm, WA

  • Distribution of house value in Yelm, WA in 2017
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 69$70,000 to $79,999
  • 40$90,000 to $99,999
  • 58$100,000 to $124,999
  • 44$125,000 to $149,999
  • 99$150,000 to $174,999
  • 64$175,000 to $199,999
  • 525$200,000 to $249,999
  • 298$250,000 to $299,999
  • 223$300,000 to $399,999
  • 20$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Yelm, WA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Yelm, WA in 2017
  • 32$150 to $199
  • 31$200 to $249
  • 25$250 to $299
  • 35$700 to $749
  • 76$750 to $799
  • 67$800 to $899
  • 157$900 to $999
  • 305$1,000 to $1,249
  • 205$1,250 to $1,499
  • 229$1,500 to $1,999
  • 7No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 47.9%
Number of people working at home: 91 (2.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 97
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 266
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 299
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 36
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 426
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 125
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 571
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 153
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 255
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 412
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 580
  • 90 or more minutes: 98
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Yelm

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,273 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 200 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 48 (2%)
  • Walked: 33 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 91 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.2%Males
  • 10.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 27.3%Males
  • 26.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 49.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.3%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Yelm, Washington
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Yelm, Washington
  • 1032010 or later
  • 1562000 to 2009
  • 941990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970
Ancestries in Yelm, WA

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 532 (11.3%)
  • American: 402 (8.5%)
  • Irish: 382 (8.1%)
  • Italian: 160 (3.4%)
  • Norwegian: 151 (3.2%)
  • English: 112 (2.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 64 (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 43 (0.9%)
  • Swedish: 40 (0.8%)
  • European: 34 (0.7%)
  • Polish: 32 (0.7%)
  • Greek: 27 (0.6%)
  • French: 24 (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 14 (0.3%)
  • Czech: 11 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 11 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 9 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 7 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 7 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 6 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Yelm:

34.5% (147)
Washington:

24.1% (237,358)

India
Yelm:

22.8% (97)
Washington:

7.0% (68,774)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Yelm:

10.3% (44)
Washington:

6.1% (60,508)

Vietnam
Yelm:

9.6% (41)
Washington:

5.6% (55,101)

Germany
Yelm:

7.0% (30)
Washington:

1.9% (18,317)

Denmark
Yelm:

3.3% (14)
Washington:

0.1% (1,456)

Japan
Yelm:

2.8% (12)
Washington:

1.8% (18,086)

Philippines
Yelm:

2.6% (11)
Washington:

6.8% (66,619)

Poland
Yelm:

2.3% (10)
Washington:

0.4% (4,185)

Canada
Yelm:

2.3% (10)
Washington:

4.6% (45,371)

Cambodia
Yelm:

2.1% (9)
Washington:

1.3% (12,774)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,926
  • Other state: 5,049
  • Northeast: 366
  • Midwest: 1,026
  • South: 1,529
  • West: 2,191

73.9% of Yelm residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75.4% lived in Washington.


Yelm:

73.9%
State average:

82.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 669
  • Less than 1 year of college: 264
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 488
  • Associate degree: 236
  • Bachelor's degree: 445
  • Master's degree: 204
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 74
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 58
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 593
  • Less than 1 year of college: 311
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 529
  • Associate degree: 311
  • Bachelor's degree: 496
  • Master's degree: 74
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Yelm marital status for males
Yelm marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,295
  • One, attached: 133
  • Two: 36
  • 3 or 4: 60
  • 5 to 9: 51
  • 10 to 19: 97
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 29
  • Mobile homes: 118

Median worth of mobile homes: $79,988

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 3.3%
Year householders moved into residence in Yelm
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Yelm, WA
  • 50.4%Utility gas
  • 48.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Yelm, WA
  • 69.3%Electricity
  • 25.8%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 42
Here:

3.3%
Washington:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

1.0%
Washington:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 81
Here:

15.7%
Washington:

16.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability