Living in Yelm, WA

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Yelm, Washington Info Snack

Population
8,985
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
6.7%
Median Home
$255,200
Median Income
$75,000
Median Rent
$1,373

Yelm SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
3

Yelm, WA Cost Of Living

111
Yelm's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Yelm Washington National Average
Overall 111 116 100
Services 105 108 100
Groceries 114 108 100
Health 121 119 100
Housing 115 135 100
Transportation 136 116 100
Utilities 89 89 100

Rankings for Yelm in Washington

Map Of Yelm, WA

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Population over time in Yelm

Year Population % Change
2019 8,985 2.4%
2018 8,772 4.1%
2017 8,425 4.5%
2016 8,066 4.7%
2015 7,701 4.1%
2014 7,398 4.4%
2013 7,086 4.8%
2012 6,762 4.3%
2011 6,482 4.8%
2010 6,186 -

Race / Ethnicity in Yelm

White
76.5% (6,874)
African American
0.5% (42)
American Indian
1.0% (92)
Asian
1.2% (105)
Hawaiian
1.7% (150)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
8.2% (733)
Hispanic
11.0% (989)
Race Yelm WA USA
White 76.5% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 1.7% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 8.2% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.0% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Yelm

Female
50.7% (4,555)
Male
49.3% (4,430)
Gender Yelm WA USA
Female 50.7% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Yelm for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (89)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (269)
High School / GED
24.0% (2,156)
Some College
38.0% (3,414)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,168)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,347)
Master's Degree
6.0% (539)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Yelm WA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 38.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 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
4.3% (38,937)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (13,088)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (61,841)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.6% (32,720)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (116,811)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.7% (185,851)
$75,000 to $99,999
26.4% (237,549)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.4% (146,914)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.6% (50,389)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (14,396)
Income Yelm WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.3% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.6% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.7% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 26.4% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.4% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.6% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 9.5% 7.7%

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