Yelm, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Yelm, Washington Info Snack

Population
9,262
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
5.7%
Median Home
$270,900
Median Income
$77,297
Median Rent
$1,358

Yelm SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
3

Yelm, WA Cost Of Living

113
Yelm's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Yelm Washington National Average
Overall 113 119 100
Services 110 112 100
Groceries 119 110 100
Health 123 122 100
Housing 116 136 100
Transportation 134 123 100
Utilities 91 91 100

Rankings for Yelm in Washington

Map Of Yelm, WA

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Population over time in Yelm

Year Population % Change
2020 9,262 5.6%
2019 8,772 4.1%
2018 8,425 4.5%
2017 8,066 4.7%
2016 7,701 4.1%
2015 7,398 4.4%
2014 7,086 4.8%
2013 6,762 4.3%
2012 6,482 4.8%
2011 6,186 -

Race / Ethnicity in Yelm

White
77.2% (7,147)
African American
0.7% (65)
American Indian
0.9% (83)
Asian
1.1% (99)
Hawaiian
3.8% (348)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
7.4% (686)
Hispanic
9.0% (834)
Race Yelm WA USA
White 77.2% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 0.7% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.9% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 1.1% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 3.8% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 7.4% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.0% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Yelm

Female
51.0% (4,720)
Male
49.0% (4,542)
Gender Yelm WA USA
Female 51.0% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Yelm for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (92)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (555)
High School / GED
24.0% (2,222)
Some College
37.0% (3,426)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,111)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,481)
Master's Degree
4.0% (370)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Yelm WA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 37.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Yelm, Washington

Less than $10,000
5.9% (54,933)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.4% (13,094)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.8% (44,393)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.0% (55,252)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.3% (95,175)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (175,019)
$75,000 to $99,999
24.9% (230,272)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.0% (185,559)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (54,933)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (17,565)
Income Yelm WA USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.4% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.8% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.0% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.3% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 24.9% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.0% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 10.5% 8.3%

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