North Yelm, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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North Yelm, Washington - Basic Facts

The North Yelm Census Designated Place had a population of 3,116 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for North Yelm is located at latitude 46.966 and longitude -122.6133 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the North Yelm Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 292 feet.

The North Yelm Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408955) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The North Yelm Census Designated Place is located within Olympia East Division of Thurston County.

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North Yelm, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,116
Population in Households 3,110
Population in Familes 2,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 933
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $54,942
Average Household Income $64,313
Per Capita Income $23,698


Total Housing Units 1,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 885 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $185,842
Average Home Value $227,740


Total Households 1,153
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 799
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.85% 1.18%
Households 0.69% 1.15%
Families 0.64% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

North Yelm, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Yelm to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 257 59th
Population Density # 311 51st
Diversity Index # 244 61st
Median Household Income # 371 41st
Per Capita Income # 504 20th

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