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Yelm, Washington (WA) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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13.4% of Yelm, WA residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 17.8% greater than the poverty level of 11.0% across the entire state of Washington. Taking into account residents not living in families, 21.4% of high school graduates and 40.8% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 3.5% among disabled males and 13.5% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 69.7%. For comparison, it was 35.1% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Yelm, WA

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Yelm:

13.4%
Whole state:

11.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Yelm:

6.2%
Whole state:

5.1%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Yelm:

3.5%
Washington:

13.9%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 21.9% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Yelm:

9.3%
Washington:

28.3%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Yelm:

13.5%
Washington:

18.1%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 17.5% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Yelm:

20.3%
Washington:

28.5%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

69.7%
Residents above poverty level:

35.1%

Poverty by age in Yelm, WA

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Yelm
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Yelm,WA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 23.3%6 to 11 years
  • 12.2%12 to 14 years
  • 6.1%15 years
  • 22.6%16 and 17 years
  • 15.4%18 to 24 years
  • 10.1%25 to 34 years
  • 9.5%35 to 44 years
  • 5.4%45 to 54 years
  • 0.0%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Yelm
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Yelm,WA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 13.7%Under 5 years
  • 8.8%5 years
  • 16.8%6 to 11 years
  • 25.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 7.4%16 and 17 years
  • 11.3%18 to 24 years
  • 20.5%25 to 34 years
  • 11.3%35 to 44 years
  • 13.6%45 to 54 years
  • 8.0%55 to 64 years
  • 16.5%65 to 74 years
  • 19.9%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Yelm, WA
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Yelm,WA (% below half of poverty level)
  • 9.2%Under 5 years
  • 11.1%5 years
  • 9.7%6 to 11 years
  • 6.8%12 to 14 years
  • 2.5%15 years
  • 11.4%16 and 17 years
  • 13.7%18 to 24 years
  • 4.5%25 to 34 years
  • 2.7%35 to 44 years
  • 3.9%45 to 54 years
  • 0.5%55 to 64 years
  • 2.8%65 to 74 years
  • 2.0%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Yelm, WA

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Yelm, WA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Yelm, WA (%)
  • 5.0%White
  • 8.7%Black
  • 64.2%American Indian
  • 25.4%Asian
  • 0.0%Native Hawaiian
  • 72.4%Other race
  • 15.9%2+ races
  • 35.2%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Yelm, WA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Yelm, WA (absolute numbers)
  • 308White
  • 19Black
  • 115American Indian
  • 75Asian
  • 0Native Hawaiian
  • 267Other race
  • 542+ races
  • 591Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 11.5%Below poverty level
  • 88.5%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 32.1%Below poverty level
  • 67.9%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Yelm, WA

Children below poverty level:
Yelm, Washington:

14.0%
State:

13.8%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Yelm:

21.4%
Washington:

17.3%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Yelm:

40.8%
Washington:

39.5%
Poor families by family type
  • 50.8%Married-couple family
  • 24.4%Male, no wife present
  • 24.8%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Yelm not in families by work experience
  • 5.4%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 39.2%Worked part-time
  • 55.4%Did not work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 34.8%1995 to 1998
  • 10.9%1990 to 1994
  • 8.7%1980 to 1989
  • 23.9%1970 to 1979
  • 10.9%1960 to 1969
  • 0.0%1950 to 1959
  • 10.9%1940 to 1949
  • 0.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 8.7%1999 to 2000
  • 26.1%1995 to 1998
  • 7.4%1990 to 1994
  • 13.6%1980 to 1989
  • 20.4%1970 to 1979
  • 4.5%1960 to 1969
  • 2.6%1950 to 1959
  • 3.5%1940 to 1949
  • 13.2%1939 or earlier
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