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Population (year 2000): 90,943. Estimated population in July 2005: 93,546 (+2.9% change)
Males: 43,864 (48.2%), Females: 47,079 (51.8%)

Ector County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $31,209 (year 2000)
Median house value: $47,700 (year 2000)

Odessa, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Odessa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.8%)
  • Hispanic (41.4%)
  • Other race (16.1%)
  • Black (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.2%), English (7.2%), German (6.6%), Irish (6.6%), French (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).Texas forum

Land area: 36.8 square miles

Odessa,

For population 25 years and over in Odessa

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Odessa city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

9.8% Foreign born (8.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,320 (+1.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paso, TX El (278.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (312.9 miles )

Nearest cities: Odessa, TX (8.2 miles West TX (11.0 miles Gardendale, TX (19.1 miles Goldsmith, TX Midland, (20.8 miles TX Crane, (32.5 miles TX Andrews, (34.2 miles TX (41.8 miles Monahans, TX (43.1 miles Thorntonville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 124 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 1998: 147 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 1999: 101 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2000: 104 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2001: 99 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2002: 128 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2003: 173 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2004: 194 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2005: 149 buildings, average cost: $187,200

Latitude: 31.86 N, Longitude: 102.37 W

Area code: 432

Odessa, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Retail trade (13.7%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +506 (+0.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 26,040 (70.2%)

Crime in Odessa by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 2 4 3 3 2
    per 100,000 4.4 2.2 4.4 3.3 3.3 2.2
Rapes 10 18 24 33 12 16
    per 100,000 11.0 19.8 26.4 36.3 13.2 17.6
Robberies 82 63 81 89 65 87
    per 100,000 90.2 69.3 89.1 97.9 71.5 95.7
Assaults 464 417 403 414 508 456
    per 100,000 510.2 458.5 443.1 455.2 558.6 501.4
Burglaries 931 908 946 948 826 895
    per 100,000 1023.7 998.4 1040.2 1042.4 908.3 984.1
Thefts 3,101 3,244 3,544 4,020 3,608 2,865
    per 100,000 3409.8 3567.1 3896.9 4420.4 3967.3 3150.3
Auto thefts 190 171 196 240 205 216
    per 100,000 208.9 188.0 215.5 263.9 225.4 237.5
362.7 350.2 376.2 409.1 382.0 352.1

Average climate in Odessa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Odessa,

Odessa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Odessa city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1973, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Roy Williams - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Dec 20, 1981).


Hospitals/medical centers in Odessa:
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL (500 W 4TH ST DRAWER 7239)
  • ODESSA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (520 E 6TH ST BOX 4859 79760)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Odessa:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF MIDLAND/ODES (about 18 miles; MIDLAND, TX)
  • DESERT SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; MIDLAND, TX)
  • HEART PLACE HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; MIDLAND, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Odessa:
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 13 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 82 miles; HOBBS, NM; ID: HOB)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 129 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Odessa:
  • ODESSA-SCHLEMEYER FIELD (about 4 miles; ODESSA, TX; ID: ODO)
  • SKYWEST INC (about 21 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: 7T7)
  • MIDLAND AIRPARK (about 22 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: MDD)

Amtrak station:
ODESSA (GREYHOUND STA., 2624 E. 8TH ST.) - Bus Station
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 62 $153,782 $29,764 1 $480
Other Government Administration 17 $65,066 $45,928 1 $718
Judicial and Legal 26 $74,158 $34,226 2 $1,732
Police Protection - Officers 164 $584,344 $42,756 0 $0
Police - Other 30 $52,676 $21,070 31 $12,856
Firefighters 188 $622,006 $39,702 2 $1,064
Fire - Other 4 $10,876 $32,628 0 $0
Streets and Highways 69 $148,104 $25,757 2 $1,496
Health 12 $22,030 $22,030 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 41 $76,142 $22,285 3 $3,682
Sewerage 36 $73,186 $24,395 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 37 $79,834 $25,892 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14 $33,670 $28,860 0 $0
Water Supply 55 $112,164 $24,472 1 $1,652
Other and Unallocable 46 $113,778 $29,681 2 $1,054
Totals for Government 801 $2,221,816 $33,285 45 $24,734
Colleges/Universities in Odessa:
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,555; Location: 201 W UNIVERSITY; Public; Website: www.odessa.edu/)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS OF THE PERMIAN BASIN (FT enrollment: 1,617; Location: 4901 E UNIVERSITY; Public; Website: www.utpb.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • AMERICAN COMMERCIAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS (FT enrollment: 84; Location: 2115 E EIGHTH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: accedu.com)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 4 (Location: 506 W UNIVERSITY; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Odessa:
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 121 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; FT enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 137 miles; ALPINE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 166 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 173 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
Public high schools in Odessa:
  • ODESSA H S (Students: 2,187; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PERMIAN H S (Students: 2,034; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HOOD J H (Students: 737; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • A I M (Students: 673; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CAREER CTR (Students: 660; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RICHARD MILBURN ACADEMY - ECTOR CO (Students: 137; Location: 2525 N GRANDVIEW STE 600; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TEEN PARENT CTR (Students: 67; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • ALTER ED CTR (Students: 22; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Odessa:
  • SHERWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 92; Location: PO BOX 13448; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PERMIAN BASIN CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 47; Location: 8644 ANDREWS HIGHWAY; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Odessa:
  • ECTOR J H (Students: 1,440; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • BOWIE J H (Students: 1,047; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • NIMITZ J H (Students: 1,025; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • CROCKETT J H (Students: 878; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • BONHAM J H (Students: 835; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • PEASE EL (Students: 787; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LAURO CAVAZOS EL (Students: 727; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: PK - 06)
  • L B JOHNSON EL (Students: 678; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MURRY FLY EL (Students: 649; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BARBARA JORDAN EL (Students: 639; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Odessa:
  • ST MARYS CENTRAL CATHOLIC SCHO (Students: 201; Location: 1703 NORTH ADAMS ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 401 N COUNTY RD W BOX 3046; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ODESSA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 2000 DORAN STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 2002 NORTH LINCOLN AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Odessa:
  • ECTOR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $962,358; Location: 321 W 5TH ST; 116,602 books; 4,358 audio materials; 4,431 video materials; 207 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Odessa: Golden Acres Country Club (A), Blackshear Staduim (B), Five Section Windmill (C), McKinney Windmill (D), Mesco Windmill (E), Jeffs Windmill (F), White-Pool House (G), University of Texas Permian Basin Main Gymnasium (H), Parker House Ranching Heritage Museum (I), Ector County Courthouse (J), The White-Pool House (K), The Presidential Museum (L).

Shopping Centers: Music City Shopping Center (1), Great Oil Basin Shopping Center (2), Rock Hill Shopping Center (3), Sherwood Shopping Center (4), Town And Country Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Odessa include: Pilgrim Restaurant Baptist Church (A), Abundant Grace Fellowship Church (B), Central Baptist Church (C), Prayer House Church of God in Christ (D), Chapel Hill Church (E), Rose of Sharon Baptist Church (F), Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (G), Saint Asbury Church (H).

Cemetery: Sunset Memorial Gardens (1).

Parks in Odessa include: Henderson Park (1), Polyantha Park (2), Lakeview Park (3), Optimist Park (4), Jim Parker Park (5), Barrow Park (6), Crump Park (7), Western Manor Park (8), Royalty Park (9).


Odessa compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Odessa:
  • KOZA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MESA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KRIL (1410 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFLB (920 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KJBC (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: LA PROMESA FOUNDATION)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Odessa:
  • KOCV (91.3 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ODESSA JR. COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHKX (99.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLVW (88.7 FM; WEST ODESSA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K206DC (89.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KODM (97.9 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMRK-FM (96.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNFM (92.3 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCRS-FM (103.3 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQLM (107.9 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: STELLAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGEE (99.9 FM; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBMM (89.5 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFLB-FM (90.5 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFZX (102.1 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMCM (96.9 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K232BR (94.3 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: J & J BROADCASTING)
  • K254AQ (98.7 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQRX (95.1 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KCHX (106.7 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBAT (93.3 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K208CF (89.5 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
TV broadcast stations around Odessa:
  • KOCV-TV (Channel 36; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ODESSA JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KTLE-LP (Channel 60; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUPB (Channel 18; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMID (Channel 2; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF MIDLAND-ODESSA, L.L.C.)
  • KPEJ (Channel 24; ODESSA, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOSA-TV (Channel 7; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KPXK (Channel 30; ODESSA, TX; Owner: WINSTAR ODESSA, INC)
  • KMLM (Channel 42; ODESSA, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWES-TV (Channel 9; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KTLD-LP (Channel 49; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPDN-LP (Channel 27; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CTING, INC.)

 

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