West Odessa, Texas Population 2021

25,962
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West Odessa is a city located in Texas. West Odessa has a 2020 population of 25,962. West Odessa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,707 in 2010. West Odessa reached it's highest population of 26,278 in 2018.

The average household income in West Odessa is $78,255 with a poverty rate of 15.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,006 per month, and the median house value is $101,700. The median age in West Odessa is 29 years, 27.2 years for males, and 31.2 years for females.

West Odessa Demographics

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

  • White: 85.82%
  • Other race: 9.98%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.79%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Odessa, Texas is 25,962 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,278.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,707.

West Odessa, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,28085.82%
Some Other Race2,5909.98%
Two or More Races4841.86%
Black or African American4651.79%
Asian1290.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.05%
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West Odessa Population by Race

West Odessa Population Pyramid $2021

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West Odessa Median Age

29


Total

27.2


Male

31.2


Female

West Odessa Adults

There are 17,314 adults, (1,860 of whom are seniors) in West Odessa.

West Odessa Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56

Child Dependency Ratio

West Odessa Sex Ratio

Female

12,153

46.81%

Male

13,809

53.19%

West Odessa Population by Age

West Odessa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Odessa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
Male84.9%15.1%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Female58.7%41.3%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Odessa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2673.5778.9
Married4,1884.1789.3
Non Family1,6311.2463.4
Female1,0254.6458.7
Male4233.9884.9

4.1

Average Family Size

3.57

Average Household Size

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West Odessa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,39816.44%
9th to 12th Grade3,11221.34%
High School Graduate4,55331.22%
Some College2,74518.82%
Associates Degree7645.24%
Bachelors Degree6744.62%
Graduate Degree3392.32%
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West Odessa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Odessa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic9,7405,225477
White4,4103,465507
Other Race1,521701143
Black30130121
2+ Races22315671
Asian4444
Native American14

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.84%.

West Odessa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,482$52,513$25,636
Less Than 9th Grade$31,950$46,278$12,131
High School Graduate$43,584$63,347$26,931
Some College$47,438$54,110$25,509
Bachelors Degree$48,527$$49,635
Graduate Degree$67,012$80,687$65,381

$42,482

Average Earnings

$52,513

Average Male

$25,636

Average Female

West Odessa Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Odessa Language by Age

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West Odessa Language

39.93% of West Odessa residents speak only English, while 60.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.63% of the population.

West Odessa Language

West Odessa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,7872,66014.16%
White6,4031,16218.15%
Other2,56559223.08%
Asian129129100.00%
Black4655612.04%

15.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.46%

Male Poverty Rate

17.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Odessa

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Odessa is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Odessa is Black, with 12.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.33%.

West Odessa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.85%
High School8.94%
Bachelors or Greater8.29%
Some College6.84%

West Odessa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed11.90%
Male Employed6.41%
Female Unemployed3.64%

West Odessa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Odessa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,460$78,255
Families$67,500$81,637
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$32,457$52,198
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Income by Household Type

West Odessa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

West Odessa Married by Age and Sex

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West 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 35-44.

West Odessa Marital Status by Race

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West Odessa Marital Status

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625

Number of Veterans

562

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam232
First Gulf War172
Second Gulf War149
Korea20
World War II15

West Odessa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54254
65 to 74139
55 to 64122
75+70
18 to 3440

West Odessa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5823.93%
Hispanic2862.41%
Other Race432.45%

West Odessa Veterans by Race

West Odessa Veterans by Education

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0.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Odessa Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

West Odessa Employment by Age

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West Odessa Employment by Race

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West Odessa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.70%

Born in West Odessa

81.41%

Native Born

18.59%

Foreign Born

13.39%

Non Citizen

5.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.41% of West Odessa residents were born in the United States, with 65.70% having been born in Texas. 13.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Odessa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202125,9620.00%
202025,9620.00%
201925,962-316-1.20%
201826,2784971.93%
201725,7819603.87%
201624,8211,0794.54%
201523,7429244.05%
201422,8186622.99%
201322,156-429-1.90%
201222,5851,1945.58%
201121,391-1,316-5.80%
201022,7070.00%

West Odessa Population by Year