Odessa SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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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?Odessa 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
115,930
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
11.8%
Median Home
$136,300
Median Income
$61,541
Median Rent
$996

Rankings for Odessa in Texas

Best Places Around Odessa

1

Andrews, TX
Population 13,087

2

Midland, TX
Population 128,051

3

West Odessa, TX
Population 24,821

Map Of Odessa, TX

Population over time in Odessa

Year Population % Change
2017 115,930 1.5%
2016 114,258 2.6%
2015 111,330 3.7%
2014 107,325 3.0%
2013 104,223 2.6%
2012 101,545 2.0%
2011 99,517 1.9%
2010 97,666 -

Crime in Odessa Per 100k

Crime Odessa TX USA
Violent Crime 752.5 438.9 382.9
Murder 5.8 5.0 5.3
Robbery 83.3 114.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 599.0 268.8 248.9
Property Crime 2656.1 2562.6 2362.0
Burglary 462.1 473.7 430.4
Larceny 1968.7 1848.5 1694.0
Car Theft 225.3 240.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Odessa

White
35.8% (41,540)
African American
4.9% (5,695)
American Indian
0.2% (213)
Asian
1.6% (1,845)
Hawaiian
0.0% (26)
Other
0.2% (238)
Two Or More
1.5% (1,681)
Hispanic
55.8% (64,692)
Race Odessa TX USA
White 35.8% 42.9% 61.5%
African American 4.9% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 4.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 55.8% 38.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Odessa, Texas

Less than $10,000
4.9% (568,057)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (359,383)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.8% (1,136,114)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.6% (1,112,928)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (1,541,869)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (2,098,333)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (1,553,462)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.7% (1,936,031)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (660,801)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (602,836)
Income Odessa TX USA
Less than $10,000 4.9% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.8% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.6% 9.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 12.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.7% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 5.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 6.3% 6.3%

Gender in Odessa

Female
49.9% (57,819)
Male
50.1% (58,110)
Gender Odessa TX USA
Female 49.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Odessa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.6% (9,912)
9-12th Grade
13.5% (15,595)
High School / GED
27.8% (32,197)
Some College
25.6% (29,713)
Associate's Degree
6.2% (7,241)
Bachelor's Degree
13.1% (15,213)
Master's Degree
3.8% (4,393)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,200)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (462)
Education Odessa TX USA
< 9th Grade 8.6% 8.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.5% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.8% 25.1% 27.3%
Some College 25.6% 22.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.2% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.1% 18.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.8% 7.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.1% 1.4%

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