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Odessa, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Odessa had a population of 114,143 as of July 1, 2019. Odessa ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Odessa is located at latitude 31.8457 and longitude -102.3676 in Ector County. The formal boundaries for the City of Odessa encompass a land area of 45.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Ector County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,900 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Odessa are located in Ector County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Midland County.

The City of Odessa (GNIS ID: 2411303) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Odessa is located within Odessa Division of Ector County.


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Odessa, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Odessa, TX Housing Affordability Index is 163
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Odessa, TX Wealth Index is 64
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 114,143
Population in Households 111,920
Population in Familes 93,321
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,223
Population Density 2,524
Diversity Index1 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,947
Average Household Income $71,297
Per Capita Income $26,272
Wealth Index3 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 44,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,308 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,367 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,196 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $160,507
Housing Affordability Index2 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 41,675
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 28,331
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.45% 0.98%
Households 1.41% 0.99%
Families 1.29% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Odessa, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Odessa to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 36 98th
Population Density # 226 87th
Diversity Index # 188 89th
Median Household Income # 587 66th
Per Capita Income # 740 58th

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