The City of Yelm had a population of 7,870 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Yelm is located at latitude 46.9426 and longitude -122.6431 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yelm (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 344 feet.
The City of Yelm has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yelm population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||7,799|
|Population in Familes||6,539|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||71|
|Average Household Size||2.96|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,894 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,667 (57.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||968 (33.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||259 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$224,658|
|Average Home Value||$258,303|
|Median Household Income||$58,055|
|Average Household Income||$68,531|
|Per Capita Income||$23,831|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.95%|
|Per Capita Income||2.62%|
The table below compares Yelm to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 142||78th|
|Population Density1||# 221||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 187||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 262||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 389||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.