Living in Odessa, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Odessa SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
8

Odessa, TX Crime Report

4,045
Total Crimes
3,383.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
31.74%
Above National Average

Odessa, TX Cost Of Living

90
Odessa's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Odessa, Texas Info Snack

Odessa /ods/ is a city in and the county seat of Ector County, Texas, United States. It is located primarily in Ector County, although a small portion of the city extends into Midland County. Odessa's population was 118,918 at the 2010 census making it the 29th-most populous city in Texas; estimates as of July 2015 indicate a population of 159,436 in the city. It is the principal city of the Odessa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Ector County. The metropolitan area is also a component of the larger Midland┬ľOdessa combined statistical area, which had a 2010 census population of 278,801; a recent report from the United States Census Bureau estimates that the combined population as of July 2015 is 320,513. In 2014, Forbes magazine ranked Odessa as the third fastest-growing small city in the United States.
Population
118,582
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
10.7%
Median Home
$149,900
Median Income
$63,145
Median Rent
$1,052

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Rankings for Odessa in Texas

Best Places Around Odessa

1

Andrews, TX
Population 13,525

2

Midland, TX
Population 135,134

3

West Odessa, TX
Population 26,278

Map Of Odessa, TX

Population over time in Odessa

Year Population % Change
2017 118,582 2.3%
2016 115,930 1.5%
2015 114,258 2.6%
2014 111,330 3.7%
2013 107,325 3.0%
2012 104,223 2.6%
2011 101,545 2.0%
2010 99,517 1.9%
2009 97,666 -
Crime/100k Odessa TX USA
Violent Crime 877.5 410.9 368.9
Murder 6.7 4.6 5.0
Robbery 87.0 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 685.1 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 2506.2 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 421.6 410.8 376.0
Larceny 1775.9 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 308.7 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Odessa

White
35.3% (41,883)
African American
5.0% (5,978)
American Indian
0.3% (305)
Asian
1.6% (1,906)
Hawaiian
0.0% (50)
Other
0.2% (214)
Two Or More
1.4% (1,663)
Hispanic
56.1% (66,583)
Race Odessa TX USA
White 35.3% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 5.0% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 56.1% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Odessa, Texas

Less than $10,000
4.8% (566,160)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (361,754)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (1,051,735)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (1,215,848)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (1,465,841)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (2,239,643)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (1,634,366)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.3% (1,937,299)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (699,980)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (685,569)
Income Odessa TX USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.3% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Odessa

Female
50.1% (59,367)
Male
49.9% (59,215)
Gender Odessa TX USA
Female 50.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Odessa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (9,486)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (14,229)
High School / GED
29.0% (34,388)
Some College
25.0% (29,645)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (8,300)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (16,601)
Master's Degree
4.0% (4,743)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,185)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Odessa TX USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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