For population 25 years and over in Odessa:
For population 15 years and over in Odessa city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $525 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (106.7 miles , pop. 59,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (150.8 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (493.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ortonville, MN (2.5 miles ), Big Stone City, SD (2.6 miles ), Correll, MN (2.9 miles) , Bellingham, MN (3.0 miles ), Louisburg, MN (3.2 miles) , Nassau, MN (3.8 miles) , Clinton, MN (3.8 miles ), Milbank, SD (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 45.26 N, Longitude: 96.33 W
Area code: 320
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-26.6%).
Average climate in Odessa, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Odessa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Odessa city center caused $2 million in damages.
On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Odessa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from Odessa center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Big Stone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Odessa:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Odessa:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.88. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.7%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Odessa compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Odessa city (based on Big Stone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 110.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Odessa government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Odessa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,698 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,324 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2