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Odem, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Odem had a population of 3,172 as of July 1, 2017. Odem ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Odem is located at latitude 27.9464 and longitude -97.5865 in San Patricio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Odem (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Patricio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 72 feet.

The City of Odem (GNIS ID: 2411302) 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 Odem is located within Sinton-Odem Division of San Patricio County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Odem population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Odem, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,172
Daytime Population: Workers 643
Daytime Population: Residents 1,931
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,574
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 3,172
Population in Familes 2,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,718
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $52,194
Average Household Income $68,563
Per Capita Income $22,626


Total Housing Units 1,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 734 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 311 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $93,353
Average Home Value $117,993


Total Households 1,045
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 816
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.99% 2.58%
Households 4.01% 2.6%
Families 4.21% 2.54%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Odem, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Odem to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 543 69th
Population Density # 189 89th
Diversity Index # 864 50th
Median Household Income # 648 63rd
Per Capita Income # 967 45th

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