Yale is a city in Payne County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,342 at the 2000 census.
Yale is located at 36°6′53″N 96°41′54″W / 36.11472°N 96.69833°W / 36.11472; -96.69833 (36.114708, -96.698469). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,342 people, 529 households, and 359 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,473.3 people per square mile (569.4/km²). There were 611 housing units at an average density of 670.8 per square mile (259.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.63% White, 6.93% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 4.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.