Ypäjä is home to about 2400 people. It is located about 20 kilometres from Forssa. Ypäjä is well known for its horses and is home to the Ypäjä Horse Academy. Ypäjä offers its residents extensive cycling and horse riding trails, hiking opportunities and several swimming areas. Ypäjä is also home of the 18-hole Loimijoki Golf course.
The municipality of Ypäjä provides pre-school, primary school and early child education. At the Ypäjä Horse College you can study, for example, for a basic equestrian degree. The equestrian Horse college is also important to the municipality of Ypäjä in terms of employment and vitality.
At the end of 2019, there were about 40 people with foreign background living in Ypäjä.