Odessa, Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 84.5, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 15.5 percent lower than the U.S. average and 10.3 percent higher than the average for Texas.
A typical home costs $193,600, which is 42.7 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 34.9 percent less expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Odessa costs $1,280 per month, which is 10.5 percent cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,280.
To live comfortably in Odessa, Texas, a minimum annual income of $37,080 for a family, and $38,800 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Odessa is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Odessa, Texas is more expensive.
Odessa cost of living is 84.5