WA

National Population : 333,590,059
Washington State Population : 7,333,336

About Yelm, WA

Yelm, WA is located in Thurston County in the state of Washington.

The total City Population for Yelm is about 17,103 with about 640 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 23,720.

The Average Home Value is $228,300.00, which is roughly 18% lower than the Average Home Value of $277,018.00 for the state of Washington, and roughly 17% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $66,060.00, which is roughly 4% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $63,182.00 for the state of Washington, and roughly 13% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Yelm is about 8.9%.

Washington is ranked #7 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.05 out of 100.

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Voting

Thurston County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 32.44% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.46%
Republican: 38.82%
Libertarian: 2.21%
Other: 0.93%
Green: 0.58%


Nearby Locations

Rainier, WA (5.67 mi.)
Roy, WA (5.74 mi.)
Eatonville, WA (12.96 mi.)
Tenino, WA (13.75 mi.)
Dupont, WA (14.12 mi.)
Lacey, WA (14.20 mi.)
Spanaway, WA (14.60 mi.)
Bethel, WA (14.60 mi.)
Tacoma, WA (15.25 mi.)
Lewis McChord, WA (15.25 mi.)
Ft Lewis, WA (15.25 mi.)
Fort Lewis, WA (15.25 mi.)
Graham, WA (15.67 mi.)
McChord AFB, WA (15.90 mi.)
Lakewood, WA (15.90 mi.)
Olympia, WA (16.13 mi.)
Tumwater, WA (16.13 mi.)
Parkland, WA (18.23 mi.)
Steilacoom, WA (18.87 mi.)
Anderson Is, WA (19.47 mi.)
South Hill, WA (19.61 mi.)
Puyallup, WA (19.61 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 98597
Latitude : 46.871348
Longitude : -122.483245
TimeZone : Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 367 ft.
Area Code(s) : 360, 564

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.74
Male Population Estimate : 44.00%
Female Population Estimate : 46.88%
Median Age : 35.0
Male Median Age : 34.1
Female Median Age : 35.7

White Population Estimate : 82.61%
Black Population Estimate : 2.88%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.10%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.76%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 1.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 3.41%
Other Population Estimate : 2.94%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Yelm specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Thurston County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Thurston County: About 237 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Thurston County is about 45% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 18% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.