Yelm, Washington 

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Population

8,425

+36.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$49,658

Median Home Price

$277,100

Best Places to Live in Yelm, Washington

Capital city - West-central Washington at the south end of Puget Sound. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Yelm, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Nearby national parks
-Educated population
Cons
-Cloudy, wet winters
-Cost of living
-Narrow job base

Local Listings in Yelm
 $260,000 
17025 Canal Rd SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1456 SqFt
 $520,000 
407 Longmire St NW
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 936 SqFt
 $305,000 
22413 Basin View Ct SE
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2274 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Olympia-Tumwater Metro Area

Olympia is one of the more attractive capital cities in the United States. While there is heavy industry to the north toward Tacoma, Olympia is a clean, mid-sized capital city with a distinctively Pacific Northwest small-town feel. Outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant; Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, and the Washington coast are all within a day’s drive. Excellent city amenities and services are available in Seattle, although traffic can make the drive challenging.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Yelm
Zip Codes: 98597
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 100 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Yelm is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Yelm jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Yelm's cost of living is 9.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Yelm's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Yelm, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Thurston county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Yelm's population is 8,425 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 36.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Yelm is $277,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Yelm public schools spend $9,953 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in Yelm. More Education


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Housing Market in Yelm

It's a good time to buy in Yelm. Home Appreciation is up 15.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Yelm Real Estate

The median home price in Yelm is $277,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Yelm   2 Reviews
Quality of Life - 12/13/2009
Yelm is a very nice city to live in. Small enough to have that small town flavor but big enough not to be cramped. Has access to pretty much everywhere you want to go.... Read More

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Yelm is our little known secret, don't tell anyone - 4/4/2009
I've lived in Yelm 2 years now and LOVE IT! We moved here to get away of the crazyness and extreamly crampedness of the "suburbia"of Puyallup which is just outside of... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN YELM
$260,000
17025 Canal Rd SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$520,000
407 Longmire St NW
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$305,000
22413 Basin View Ct SE
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$219,900
18640 Sorenson Rd SE
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$259,950
16935 Kalmia Ct SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$359,995
15544 Chad Dr SE
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$166,500
18717 Sorenson Rd SE
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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