West Odessa, Texas Population 2022

35,466
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West Odessa is a city located in Texas. West Odessa has a 2020 population of 35,466. West Odessa is currently growing at a rate of 3.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,340 in 2010.

The average household income in West Odessa is $78,255 with a poverty rate of 12.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $904 per month, and the median house value is $101,500. 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 Odessawas:

  • White: 76.80%
  • Other race: 15.51%
  • Two or more races: 5.20%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Odessa, Texas is 35,466 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 33,340.

West Odessa, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,05776.80%
Black or African American5262.01%
Asian1260.48%
Some Other Race4,05115.51%
Two or More Races1,3575.20%
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West Odessa Population by Race

West Odessa Population Pyramid 2022

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West Odessa Median Age

31.6


Total

32


Male

31.2


Female

West Odessa Adults

There are 18,144 adults, (2,017 of whom are seniors) in West Odessa.

West Odessa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

West Odessa Sex Ratio

Female

11,986

45.89%

Male

14,131

54.11%

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
Married89.5%10.5%
Male81.1%18.9%
All79.7%20.3%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Female58.3%41.7%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Odessa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8853.3179.7
Married4,1014.1689.5
Male4873.3481.1
Female8344.6558.3
Non Family2,4631.4370.3

4.07

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

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West Odessa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,44415.56%
9th to 12th Grade2,96718.89%
High School Graduate4,46728.43%
Some College2,60116.56%
Associates Degree8105.16%
Bachelors Degree1,5149.64%
Graduate Degree9075.77%
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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
Black260195107
Other Race2,5251,635969
White4,6473,684806
Hispanic10,6736,3141,482
2+ Races1,000816125
Asian5151

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 41.15%.

West Odessa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,331$51,624$31,000
Less Than 9th Grade$38,147$47,423$19,036
High School Graduate$45,322$56,647$31,394
Some College$49,841$65,389$37,396
Bachelors Degree$51,053$51,166$50,753
Graduate Degree$56,661$67,864$56,518

$49,331

Average Earnings

$51,624

Average Male

$31,000

Average Female

West Odessa Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Odessa Language by Age

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West Odessa Language

38.89% of West Odessa residents speak only English, while 61.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 60.59% of the population.

West Odessa Language

West Odessa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian126126100.00%
Hispanic18,8142,32112.34%
White6,44779512.33%
Black5266011.41%
Other693NaN%

12.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.22%

Male Poverty Rate

14.96%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.22%.

West Odessa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.47%
High School6.49%
Some College5.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

West Odessa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.92%
Male Unemployed24.18%
Female Employed6.85%
Female Unemployed5.26%

West Odessa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Odessa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,438$88,294
Families$77,725$97,666
Married Families$86,863-
Non Families$40,438$60,931
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Income by Household Type

West Odessa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West Odessa Marital Status by Race

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West Odessa Marital Status

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599

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War160
First Gulf War155
Vietnam208
Korea23
World War II12

West Odessa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3471
35 to 54240
55 to 6458
65 to 74175
75+55

West Odessa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5133.72%
Other Race862.88%
Hispanic2992.38%

West Odessa Veterans by Race

West Odessa Veterans by Education

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0.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Odessa Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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60.37%

Born in West Odessa

77.89%

Native Born

22.11%

Foreign Born

15.40%

Non Citizen

6.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.89% of West Odessa residents were born in the United States, with 60.37% having been born in Texas. 15.40% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201022,7070.00%
201123,7701,0634.68%
201224,8331,0634.47%
201325,8961,0634.28%
201426,9591,0634.10%
201528,0221,0633.94%
201629,0851,0633.79%
201730,1481,0633.65%
201831,2111,0633.53%
201932,2741,0633.41%
202033,3401,0663.30%
202134,4031,0633.19%
202235,4661,0633.09%

West Odessa Population by Year