Odessa, Texas 

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Population

115,930

+18.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

9.9%

Median Income

$56,119

Median Home Price

$173,400

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Best Places to Live in Odessa, Texas

College town - Western Texas near the corner of New Mexico. April, October and September are the most pleasant months in Odessa, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Odessa, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Stable economy
Cost of Living
Education Resources
Cons
Hot, dry summers
Flat terrain
Dusty and Blowing Wind


What Bert Has To Say About Odessa Metro Area

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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Ector County
Metro Area: Odessa Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Odessa
Zip Codes: 79762 79763 79761 79765 79766
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 2900 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Odessa is 9.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Odessa jobs have increased by 4.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Odessa's cost of living is 12.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Odessa's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Ector county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 73.3% to 25.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Odessa's population is 115,930 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 18.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Odessa is Real Estate: $173,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 18.4%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Odessa

It's a good time to buy in Odessa. Home Appreciation is up 18.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Odessa is $173,400.

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Reviews for Odessa   10 Reviews
Pride & Love for Odessa - 5/18/2021
I think Odessa is a perfect little west Texas town. There is pride in our homes, pride in our community and pride in our kids. No, it's not a fancy place, but you won't... Read More

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Dont do it!! - 10/28/2018
Listen to me!!! Do not move to this place!! I was born in this dump and couldnt wait to leave! if you are anything but caucassion your opertunities are very very... Read More

an incentive to believe in god again - 3/20/2017
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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ZIP CODES IN ODESSA, TEXAS
79762 79763 79761 79765 79766

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