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-Hot, dry summers
-Flat terrain
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Odessa received its name from homesick Russian railroad laborers in the 1880s, and until recently was combined with Midland to form one metropolitan area. Like Midland, the economic base is concentrated mainly in the oil and gas industry and employment prospects are mainly dependent on that industry. Recently though, the high cost of oil is spurring new exploration and development so the local economy is very vibrant.


College town - Western Texas near the corner of New Mexico See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Ector County
Metro Area: Odessa Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Odessa
Zip Codes: 79762, 79763, ... 5 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 2900 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Odessa

    The unemployment rate in Odessa is 5.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Odessa jobs have Decreased by 4.20 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Odessa's cost of living is 5.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Odessa's Cost of Living
    Odessa's population is 118,968 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.63 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Odessa is $181,866. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 94.16%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Odessa public schools spend $7,731 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Odessa. Learn more...

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until i moved here i was beginning to lose faith. you would start believing in god too if you knew hell existed. odessa tx will make you pray for either a winning... (Read More)



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This is the strangest place in the world

I got caught in Odessa five years ago. I am hoping to relocate shortly. Over half of Odessa is a slum, garbage and litter seems to grow out of the ground. This is the... (Read More)



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