Odessa, Delaware

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Population in 2014: 374 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.8%
Males: 191  (51.2%)
Females: 183  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Delaware median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19730.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $74,218 (it was $53,269 in 2000)
Odessa:

$74,218
DE:

$61,757

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,764 (it was $27,662 in 2000)

Odessa town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $246,476 (it was $143,100 in 2000)
Odessa:

$246,476
DE:

$243,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $249,429; Detached houses: $253,047; Townhouses or other attached units: $223,528

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,264.

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  • Races in Odessa, DE (2010)

    Odessa races chart
    • 31787.1%White alone
    • 256.9%Black alone
    • 113.0%Two or more races
    • 71.9%Hispanic
    • 41.1%Asian alone

Races in Odessa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Odessa: 104.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (15.2%), English (12.3%), Irish (10.7%), German (8.9%), African (4.2%), American (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 853 people per square mile   (low).

Odessa,DE real estate house value index trend

Odessa, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Odessa:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Odessa town:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

36 residents are foreign born (3.6% Africa, 0.9% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:

5.7%
Delaware:

8.8%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Odessa, Delaware as of May 25, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Odessa to the number of sex offenders is 319 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,352 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,552 (0.6%)

Odessa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (16.1 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (46.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Middletown, DE (1.7 miles ), Townsend, DE (2.2 miles ), Red Lion, DE (3.0 miles ), Delaware City, DE (3.0 miles ), Chesapeake City, MD (3.1 miles ), Central Pencader, DE (3.2 miles ), Hancocks Bridge, NJ (3.3 miles ), Glasgow, DE (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $343,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.46 N, Longitude: 75.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Odessa household income distribution Odessa home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Odessa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Odessa, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Odessa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Delaware state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Odessa town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 20.1 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Odessa-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Odessa center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 318.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.4 miles away from Odessa center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Castle County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Odessa topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles B. Lore - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Odessa:

  • CADIA REHABILITATION BROADMEADOW (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, DE)
  • PINNACLE REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SMYRNA, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE FOX RUN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; BEAR, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPITAL F/T CHRONICALLY ILL (DHCI) (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SMYRNA, DE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF ELKTON (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • ARBORS AT NEW CASTLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEW CASTLE, DE)
  • MEADOWWOOD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, about 14 miles away; NEW CASTLE, DE)

Amtrak station near Odessa:

  • 16 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Odessa:

  • 13 miles: Salem 2 in Salem, NJ.
  • 13 miles: Hope Creek in Salem, NJ.
  • 13 miles: Salem 1 in Salem, NJ.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Odessa:

  • Wilmington University (about 17 miles; New Castle, DE; Full-time enrollment: 10,072)
  • University of Delaware (about 17 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 19 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 20 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 21 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • Neumann University (about 32 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)

Public elementary/middle school in Odessa:

  • OLD STATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 118 SOUTH SIXTH STREET, Grades: 1-5)

Library in Odessa:

  • CORBIT-CALLOWAY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $248,625; Location: 115 HIGH STREET; 38,579 books; 723 audio materials; 1,001 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Odessa: Delaware State Police Troop 9 (A), Corbit - Calloway Memorial Library (B), Odessa Fire Company Station 24 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Odessa: Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Corbit Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Odessa Motel Court (Odessa Motel).

New Castle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.308. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.308
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.687. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.687
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.39
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00001. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00001
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.8%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.7%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Delaware average:

11.6

Odessa travel time to work - commute Odessa mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Odessa town (based on New Castle County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,17233
Mainline Protestant48,124125
Evangelical Protestant32,993169
Other22,67245
Black Protestant7,21236
Orthodox1,1665
None288,140-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
New Castle County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
New Castle County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
New Castle County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
New Castle County:

26.7%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.6%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Odessa:

19.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Odessa:

9.4%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.8%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Odessa:

54.8%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Odessa, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$600
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$780
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,380

4.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($770 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Delaware County, PA  0.37% ($44,388 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.31% ($44,643)
from Kent County, DE  0.29% ($36,003)


4.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, DE  0.36% ($37,860 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.28% ($81,288)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.27% ($41,502)

Strongest AM radio stations in Odessa:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Odessa:

  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Odessa:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Odessa fatal accident list:

Feb 6, 2001 06:00 AM, Sr-1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1983 10:14 PM, 1sb, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 201m659ftTotal length
  • $447,000Total costs
  • 467,684Total average daily traffic
  • 46,564Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 201990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Odessa, DE

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Odessa)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Armstrong Rd (Lat: 39.462056 Lon: -75.666028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79 m, Call Sign: WPHC712, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.962 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2000, Expiration Date: 05/12/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2010, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Main St (Lat: 39.455389 Lon: -75.650472), Call Sign: KGH734
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7800 MHz, 33.8200 MHz, 33.9400 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/2001, Expiration Date: 02/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012Registrant: Brl, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • State Police Troop 9 Main St Rt 13 (Lat: 39.455389 Lon: -75.650472), Call Sign: KQR469, Licensee ID: L00003405
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0200 MHz, 154.665 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 154.860 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/01/2005Registrant: State Of Delaware, 801 Silver Lake Blvd, Dover, DE 19904-2407, Phone: (302) 571-3079
  • County Admin Bldg Osbourne St & Rt 13 (Lat: 39.459000 Lon: -75.661306), Call Sign: WRY277
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.975 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2015, Expiration Date: 07/12/2025Registrant: New Castle County Emergency Communications Center, 3601 N. Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720, Phone: (302) 395-8211, Email:
  • Mot Wastewater Facility Old Corbit Rd (Lat: 39.452333 Lon: -75.655472), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPGN750
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2000, Expiration Date: 02/15/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2002Registrant: County Of New Castle, 100 Churchmans Rd, New Castle, DE 19720, Phone: (302) 395-5710
  • ODESSA, Intersection Od Us Route 13 South & De Route 299 (Lat: 39.458889 Lon: -75.661667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQDE364
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.665 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 154.935 MHz, 156.165 MHz, 159.135 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/2005, Expiration Date: 08/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2006, Certifier: William F StreetsRegistrant: Rcc Consultants, Inc, Hc 66, Box 411, Renick, WV 24966, Phone: (304) 497-3939, Email:
  • NEW CASTLE-ODESSA, St Hwy 429 .5 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.461944 Lon: -75.666389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 82.2 m, Overall height: 83.2 m, Call Sign: WQTB265, Licensee ID: L00003474
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.887 MHz, 859.887 MHz, 860.887 MHzGrant Date: 12/23/2013, Expiration Date: 12/23/2023, Certifier: Russell EhrlichRegistrant: Delmarva Power And Light Company, Newark, DE 19714, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (302) 454-4912, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ODESSA, Within City Limits (Lat: 39.466694 Lon: -75.667500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQCI869
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.62 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2005, Expiration Date: 03/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2014, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • SBA1031335, St Hwy 429 .5 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.461944 Lon: -75.666389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.2 m, Overall height: 83.2 m, Call Sign: WQOY214, Licensee ID: L01641081
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2012, Expiration Date: 03/01/2022, Certifier: Michael WhitchurchRegistrant: Garden State Transmissions LLC, 926 Haddonfield Rd. Ste. E #313, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, Phone: (609) 277-6879, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • St Hwy 429 .5 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.461944 Lon: -75.666111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KNKM845, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KR1KEN, Previous Call Sign: KB3UAW, Licensee ID: L01545989, Grant Date: 03/16/2010, Expiration Date: 03/16/2020, Certifier: Kenneth G Kirk, Registrant: Kenneth G Kirk, Odessa, DE 19730-0015
  • Call Sign: KC3BDX, Licensee ID: L01809817, Grant Date: 08/26/2013, Expiration Date: 08/26/2023, Certifier: Bobbi J Foraker, Registrant: Bobbi J Foraker, 201 Mechanic St, Odessa, DE 19730
  • Call Sign: KC3BDY, Licensee ID: L01809818, Grant Date: 08/26/2013, Expiration Date: 08/26/2023, Certifier: Jeffrey M Foraker, Registrant: Jeffrey M Foraker, 201 Mechanic St, Odessa, DE 19730

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7194R , Serial Number: 28-21908, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Altair Associates, Po Box 474, Odessa, DE 19730

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$240,2593$232,67318$242,3781$41,3401$163,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$184,9950$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$235,1401$112,00010$239,4012$46,4800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$244,1550$04$336,3450$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$228,9600$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0166.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$173,6001$263,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0166.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Odessa and their reported violations in the past:

HEARTH RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2013)
CORBIT BUILDING (Address: 118 South Sixth Street , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-02-2006 and SEP-30-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2006), St Public Notif issued (AUG-11-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Odessa that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN ACRES DAYCARE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CANTWELL'S TAVERN LLC (Population served: 170, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 14

Incident types - Odessa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Odessa, DE
Most common first names in Odessa, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1184.9 years
William978.7 years
John871.1 years
George674.3 years
Harry473.7 years
Howard481.5 years
Arthur486.3 years
Raymond476.2 years
Samuel471.0 years
Edward380.3 years
Most common last names in Odessa, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shetzler881.2 years
Wallace781.3 years
Brown482.2 years
Phillips485.2 years
Boyce376.3 years
David371.7 years
Hickey387.0 years
Loven391.7 years
Manlove374.3 years
Miller374.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Odessa, DE

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Odessa compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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