Odessa, TX

118,980 Population
45.2 square miles 2,576.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 29th Highest in TX
Population Density
2,576.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.6%
was 51.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
13.3%
was 13.7%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
28.8%
was 29.5%
Ranked 14th 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
10.8%
was 15.7%
Ranked 18th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$66,585
was $58,702
Ranked 17th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.7
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
44,518
was 40,719
Ranked 29th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,077
was $975
Ranked 18th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
1,290
was 1,009
 
Occupied Housing Units
40,198
was 38,870
 
Homeownership Rate
63.3%
was 58.8%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
718
was 581
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
985.5
was 901.4
Ranked 22nd Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.7%
was 10.3%
Ranked 10th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
572
was 428
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.8
Ranked 24th 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
86.3%
was 82.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
78.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 96.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.1%
was 73.8%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
19.5%
was 16.4%
Ranked 47th Highest in TX

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