Odessa, Missouri Population 2023

5,680

Odessa is a city located in Lafayette County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 5,680, it is the 132nd largest city in Missouri and the 6104th largest city in the United States.Odessa is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,593 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Odessa has a population density of 1,387 people per square mile.

The average household income in Odessa is $59,523 with a poverty rate of 12.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Odessa is 44 years, 42 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Odessa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Odessa was:

  • White: 96.09%
  • Black or African American: 1.45%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Odessa, Missouri is 5,680 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,593.

Odessa, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Odessa Population by Race

Odessa Population Pyramid 2023

Odessa Median Age

44

Total

42

Male

44.3

Female

Odessa Adults

There are 4,209 adults, (1,052 of whom are seniors) in Odessa.

Odessa Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Odessa Sex Ratio

Female2,68751.28%
Male2,55348.72%

Odessa Population by Age

Odessa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.72

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Odessa Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Odessa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Odessa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.31%.

Odessa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$37,180

Average Earnings

$52,734

Average Male

$27,195

Average Female

Odessa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Odessa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Odessa Language

98.03% of Odessa residents speak only English, while 1.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Odessa Language

Odessa Poverty by Race

rate

12.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.85%

Male Poverty Rate

11.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Odessa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Odessa is White, with 12.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Odessa is Black, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.43%.

Odessa Poverty

Odessa Poverty Rate by Education

Odessa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Odessa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Odessa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Odessa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Odessa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Odessa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Odessa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

233

Number of Veterans

233

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Odessa Veterans by War

Odessa Veterans by Age

count

Odessa Veterans by Race

Odessa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Odessa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Odessa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Odessa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Odessa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.07%

Born in Odessa

92.17%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.17% of Odessa residents were born in the United States, with 70.07% having been born in Missouri. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Odessa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Odessa Population by Year