Odessa, TX

117,749 Population
45.2 square miles 2,606.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 30th Highest in TX
Population Density
2,606.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.2%
was 51.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.9%
was 13.7%
Ranked 39th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
27.8%
was 29.5%
Ranked 21st Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
10.7%
was 9.0%
Ranked 31st Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3
was 4.1
Ranked 4th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
12.2%
was 15.7%
Ranked 22nd Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$60,619
was $58,702
Ranked 20th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
52.2
43.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
8.4
was 1.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,035.4
was 997.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,828.6
was 4,040.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
45,912
was 40,719
Ranked 29th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$912
was $975
Ranked 33rd Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
1,290
was 1,009
 
Occupied Housing Units
40,481
was 38,870
 
Homeownership Rate
60.6%
was 58.8%
Ranked 17th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
718
was 581
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,016.3
was 901.4
Ranked 19th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.4%
was 10.3%
Ranked 7th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
572
was 428
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.8
Ranked 29th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
31.7
was 24.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
11.7
was 9.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
87.5%
was 82.9%
Ranked 48th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.6%
Ranked 30th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.2%
was 96.6%
Ranked 34th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
79.5%
was 73.8%
Ranked 39th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.5%
was 16.4%
Ranked 48th Highest in TX

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