Yelm, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,317 housing units in Yelm. This represents a 158.2% growth from 510 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,199 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 118 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Yelm is about 60.6%. Yelm's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.7%. Average household size is 2.72 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Yelm were built after 1985.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.80%
One Bedroom12.60%
Two Bedrooms19%
Three Bedrooms53.30%
Four Bedrooms9.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1984
Median Value of occupied units$117,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$118,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1986
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$419

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage12.50%
Home Equity Loan1.40%
Simple Mortgage66.70%
Debt Free19.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25.6%