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Demographics

People

Total Population8,066
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens6.7%
Employed Population 16+3,206
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married57.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.7%
Median Earnings25+$36,276
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,102
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,733

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,287
% Above Poverty Level81.6%
% Below Poverty Level18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone21.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,195
Median House Value$202,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.7%
German17.5%
Irish16.2%
English5.8%
Italian5.7%
Swedish3.3%
Norwegian3%
French Except Basque2.6%
Polish1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Welsh1%
Dutch1%
Czech0.7%
Greek0.5%
Arab0.4%
Egyptian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
US/American0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Finnish0.2%
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Yelm Almanac

CategoryValue
County Thurston County
Standard Zip Codes98597
Phone Area Codes360
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.87
Approximate Longitude-122.57

Yelm Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOLYMPIA AP
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp32 to 44 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp50 to 76 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip50.7 inches
StationMC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance20.7 miles
Jan Temp32 to 45 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp51 to 75 F
Oct Temp41 to 59 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
StationGRAPEVIEW 3 SW
Distance27.6 miles
Jan Temp34 to 45 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp53 to 74 F
Oct Temp44 to 60 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
DuPont9,224$82,625
Lacey45,644$70,051
Rainier2,138$68,403
Roy689$65,909
Tenino1,744$55,795
Tumwater21,684$74,276

Yelm Public Schools

Mill Pond Elementary School
909 Mill Rd. Se
ZIP: 98597
(360) 458-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 522
Yelm Middle School
402 Yelm Ave. W
ZIP: 98597
(360) 458-3600
Middle
Total Enrollment 652
Lackamas Elementary
16240 Bald Hill Rd
ZIP: 98597
(360) 894-6000
Primary
Total Enrollment 323
Yelm Prairie Elementary
16535 110th Ave. Se
ZIP: 98597
(360) 458-6261
Primary
Total Enrollment 525
Yelm Extension School
107 First St. N
ZIP: 98597
(360) 458-6223
High
Total Enrollment 125
Ridgeline Middle School
10605 Carter St Se
ZIP: 98597
(360) 458-1100
Middle
Total Enrollment 597
Fort Stevens Elementary
16525 100th Way Se
ZIP: 98597
(360) 458-4800
Primary
Total Enrollment 564
Yelm High School 12
1315 Yelm Ave. W
ZIP: 98597
(360) 458-7777
High
Total Enrollment 1284
Southworth Elementary
13849 Yelm Hwy Se
ZIP: 98597
(360) 458-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 565

Yelm Private Schools

Eagle View Christian School
13036 Morris Rd Se
ZIP: 98597
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 94
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