Odessa is a city located in Ector County, Texas. With a 2020 population of 119,738, it is the 32nd largest city in Texas and the 240th largest city in the United States. Odessa is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually but its population has increased by 19.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 99,940 in 2010. Odessa reached it's highest population of 120,568 in 2018. Spanning over 45 miles, Odessa has a population density of 2,648 people per square mile.
The average household income in Odessa is $85,475 with a poverty rate of 10.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,052 per month, and the median house value is $149,900. The median age in Odessa is 30.6 years, 30.1 years for males, and 31.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males.
Odessa is a city located in the state of Texas. It is located in Ector County, where it is also the county seat. A portion of the city is also located in Midland County. In recent years, Odessa has been named as one of the fastest-growing small cities in the nation.
Population Growth in Odessa, TX
Odessa’s population proliferated during the early 20th century. Though the city has seen its population drop a few times later in the 20th century, it has since bounced back. The most recent estimates show that the population is up nearly 18% since the last census, indicating that this thriving city has lots of growing left in its future.