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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Yelm is 10,707. Yelm, Washington is the 2,984th largest city in the US.
Yelm is located entirely in Thurston County.
The current population of Yelm (10,707) is it's peak population.
Yelm has grown 227.9% since the 2000. Yelm, Washington is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 95% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Yelm has a population density of 1,204.8 people per square mile.
|2980||Bel Air, Maryland||10,715||9.0%|
|2985||Pine Hill, New Jersey||10,699||-1.5%|
The total voting age population of Yelm, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,793. The voting age population is 50.4% male and 49.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 6.4% of the residents of Yelm are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Yelm are 83.2% White, 9.5% Two or more races, 3.0% Other, 1.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 1.2% Asian, 1.0% American Indian and 0.5% Black. Additionally, 11.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Yelm, 6.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.1%. On a per-household basis, 5.6% of families are below the poverty line in Yelm.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.9% of Yelm residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.3% of Yelm residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.2% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Yelm residents aged 5 and older, 7.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Yelm is 7.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Yelm, 32.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Yelm is $75,000.
In Yelm, 62.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.4% of housing units in Yelm.
Of all the housing units in Yelm, 6.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Yelm, 61.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Yelm is $1,373.
In Yelm, 92.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.