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About Yelm, WA Real Estate

Located at the banks of the Nisqually River in Washington's prairie land, Yelm was the crossroads of Native American trails, later used by traders, eastern settlers and the Northern Pacific Railroad. The nearby Nisqually Tribal Reservation continues to be part of the town's culture.

Despite being close to both Olympia and Tacoma, Yelm maintains the feel of farmland and the prairie life. While many families have lived and worked in Yelm for generations, the city also continues to annex more property to accommodate growth. Residential development is underway.

Seventeen Miles east of Olympia and 25 south of Tacoma, Yelm's skyline is dominated by Mt. Rainier.

The farming economy, while still going, isn't dominant in Yelm's economy anymore. The city is developing growth in other business sectors, including retail, clean industry and tourism.

The success of the Yelm Industrial Park is an indication of the city's outlook. The city is also undergoing infrastructure changes to enhance its small-town feel, and its central retail district.

Yelm Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $360,000
    7.17%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    56
    30-day change

Yelm Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Yelm, WA

City County
College Degree - 2 year 11 11
College Degree - 4 year 15 21

Elementary Schools near Yelm, WA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Chambers Prairie Elementary School KG - 05 525 20 98513
Fort Stevens Elementary School KG - 06 600 17 98597
Horizons Elementary School KG - 05 545 17 98513
Lackamas Elementary School KG - 05 320 19 98597
Mckenna Elementary School PK - 05 411 19 98558
Meadows Elementary School PK - 05 675 16 98513
Mill Pond Intermediate School KG - 06 460 18 98597
Rainier Primary School KG - 05 350 30 98576
Roy Elementary School KG - 05 350 16 98580
Southworth Elementary School KG - 05 545 19 98597
Wa He Lut Indian School KG - 08 128 14 98513
Yelm Prairie Elementary School PK - 06 513 19 98597

Middle Schools near Yelm, WA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Aspire Middle School 06 - 08 300 21 98513
Rainier Middle School 06 - 08 225 14 98576
Ridgeline Middle School 06 - 08 630 20 98597
Yelm Middle School 06 - 08 720 20 98597

High Schools near Yelm, WA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Rainier Senior High School 09 - 12 284 15 98576
River Ridge High School 09 - 12 1,054 21 98513
Yelm High School 12 09 - 12 1,520 21 98597

Ungraded Schools near Yelm, WA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Yelm Extension School 10 - 12 1,250 32 98597

Demographics near Yelm, WA

City County
Population 8,235 285,171
Population Density 1,449 395
Median Age 33.2 40.2
People per Household 2.9 2.5
Median Household Income 47,735 56,554
Average Income per Capita 21,597 31,521

Information About Yelm

Yelm is located in Washington. Yelm, Washington has a population of 8,235. Yelm is more family-centric than the surrounding county with 45% households with children. The county percentage for households with children is 29%.

The median household income in Yelm, Washington is $47,735. The median household income for the surrounding county is $56,554 compared to the national median of $50,013. The median age of people living in Yelm is 33.2 years.

Yelm Weather

The average high temperature in July is 76.1 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 31.8 degrees. The annual precipitation is 50.79.

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1530 Black Lake Blvd. Sw
Olympia, WA
(360) 943-3800
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