Odessa, Texas

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Population in 2013: 110,720 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.7%
 
Males: 55,090  (49.8%)
Females: 55,630  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  31.2 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years

Zip codes: 79761, 79762, 79763, 79764, 79766.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,948 (it was $31,209 in 2000)
Odessa:

$51,948
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,239 (it was $16,096 in 2000)

Odessa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,400 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Odessa:

$106,400
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,272; Detached houses: $124,224; Townhouses or other attached units: $113,735; In 2-unit structures: $80,952; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $58,214; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $31,378; Mobile homes: $33,850

Median gross rent in 2012: $807.

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  • Hispanic - 57,099 (53.6%)
  • White alone - 40,848 (38.4%)
  • Black alone - 6,268 (5.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1,521 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 535 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 212 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 53 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Odessa: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.0%), Irish (5.4%), United States (4.9%), English (4.2%), French (1.2%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 36.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,009 people per square mile   (average).

Odessa,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Odessa:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Odessa city:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

11,991 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 329 registered sex offenders living in Odessa, Texas as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Odessa to the number of sex offenders is 322 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,803 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,121 (1.2%)

Odessa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (238.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (283.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: West Odessa, TX (2.7 miles ), Goldsmith-Penwell, TX (3.2 miles ), Gardendale, TX (3.3 miles ), Goldsmith, TX (4.1 miles ), Midland, TX (4.3 miles ), Midland Rural, TX (4.4 miles ), McKinney Acres, TX (5.6 miles ), Crane, TX (5.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 124 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 1998: 147 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 1999: 101 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2000: 104 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2001: 99 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2002: 128 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2003: 173 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2004: 194 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2005: 149 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2006: 261 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2007: 215 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2008: 254 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2009: 220 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2010: 268 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2011: 336 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2012: 581 buildings, average cost: $195,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.86 N, Longitude: 102.37 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Jackrabbit Capital of Texas or Jackrabbit-Roping Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,330 (-4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 28,560 (57.7%)

Area code: 432

Odessa household income distribution Odessa home values distribution

Crime rates in Odessa by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2433232675365
per 100,000 2.24.33.23.22.23.22.16.37.25.03.05.94.8
Rapes 182433121612127236363743
per 100,000 19.425.834.713.017.312.712.57.32.036.135.436.341.5
Robberies 6381896587728892731899673141
per 100,000 67.887.193.770.493.976.391.596.074.8189.494.571.5136.1
Assaults 417403414508456503512424593557591632914
per 100,000 448.9433.3435.8549.9492.2533.0532.2442.4607.3558.3581.8619.3881.9
Burglaries 9089469488268957567748708931,084824617770
per 100,000 977.51017.1998.0894.2966.1801.1804.6907.8914.51086.5811.2604.6743.0
Thefts 3,2443,5444,0203,6082,8652,7852,6243,1442,8092,8342,5082,3362,565
per 100,000 3492.33810.54232.03905.83092.52951.12727.73280.52876.82840.52469.02289.22475.0
Auto thefts 171196240205216179256288268191191181382
per 100,000 184.1210.7252.7221.9233.2189.7266.1300.5274.5191.4188.0177.4368.6
Arson 25423139303333163230162423
per 100,000 26.945.232.642.232.435.034.316.732.830.115.823.522.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 366.9397.9425.1400.0369.0348.8348.2368.7375.4428.9363.6347.6458.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Odessa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 204 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,320 (+1.5%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Odessa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Odessa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Odessa city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Odessa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from Odessa center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 123.9 miles away from Odessa center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.7 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 Ector County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chris Kyle - Soilder, Rich Wortham - Baseball pitcher, Rodney Allison - Football coach, Roy Williams - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Dec 20, 1981), Stoney Case - Player of Football, Chuck Dicus - Football player, Trey Lunsford - Baseball player, Blair Late - Male singer, Brandon Harper - Baseball player, Britt Hager - Football player.

Hospitals in Odessa:

  • ALLIANCE HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 515 NORTH ADAMS)
  • BASIN HEALTHCARE CENTER, LLC (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 900 EAST 4TH STREET)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF ODESSA (515 NORTH ADAMS 3RD FLOOR)
  • HOME HOSPICE (516 NORTH TEXAS)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 500 W 4TH STREET)
  • MORRIS HOUSE (5256 MORRIS ST)
  • ODESSA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 520 E 6TH STREET)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF ODESSA (1330 EAST 8TH STREET SUITE 410)
  • STAR HOSPICE (620 N GRANT AVENUE SUITE 100)
  • VISTACARE FAMILY HOSPICE (618 NORTH GOLDER AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Odessa:

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Amtrak station:

ODESSA (GREYHOUND STA., 2624 E. 8TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/Universities in Odessa:

  • Odessa College (Full-time enrollment: 3,107; Location: 201 W University Blvd; Public; Website: www.odessa.edu)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (FT enrollment: 2,982; Location: 4901 E University; Public; Website: www.utpb.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • American Commercial College-Odessa (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 5119 Twin Towers; Private, for-profit; Website: americancommercialcollege.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Odessa:

  • Midland College (about 20 miles; Midland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,650)
  • Howard College (about 61 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Angelo State University (about 116 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • South Plains College (about 119 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University (about 123 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 123 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 129 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)

Public high schools in Odessa:

Private high schools in Odessa:

  • SHERWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 125; Location: 5611 ECTOR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PERMIAN BASIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 8644 ANDREWS HWY; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Odessa:

Private elementary/middle schools in Odessa:

  • ST MARYS CENTRAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 1703 ADAMS AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 401 W COUNTY ROAD N; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ODESSA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 2000 DORAN DR; Grades: PK - 9)
  • RAINEY SCHOOL OF MONTESSORI (Students: 33; Location: 1811 E 42ND ST; Grades: PK - 4)
See full list of schools located in Odessa, School District: ECTOR COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Odessa:

  • ECTOR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,292,612; Location: 321 W 5TH ST; 149,323 books; 7,447 audio materials; 10,143 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 179 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add: Alliance Hospital to the list of hospitals in Odessa. It is a cardiac and orthopedic specialty hospital specializing in non-invasive heart surgery. State of the Art facility.
  • Odessa is also a Black Sea Pearl in the south coast of Ukraine. I wander how Odessa in Texas got its name?
  • a new hospital has been built in odessa, called Alliance Hospital located at 515 N. Adams St. Also, there is Healthsouth Surgery Center of the Permian Basin at 115 SE Loop 338

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Notable locations in Odessa: Blackshear Staduim (A), Golden Acres Country Club (B), Five Section Windmill (C), Jeffs Windmill (D), McKinney Windmill (E), Mesco Windmill (F), University of Texas Permian Basin Main Gymnasium (G), Ector County Courthouse (H), Odessa Fire Department Station 2 (I), Odessa Fire Department Station 3 (J), Odessa Fire Department Station 4 (K), Odessa Fire Department Station 5 (L), Odessa Fire Department Station 6 (M), Odessa Fire Department Station 7 (N), Odessa Fire Department Station 8 (O), Odessa Fire Department Central Station (P), The White-Pool House (Q), The Presidential Museum (R), Odessa Fire Department Chief (S), Med - Trans Corporation (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Music City Shopping Center (1), Great Oil Basin Shopping Center (2), Rock Hill Shopping Center (3), Sherwood Shopping Center (4), Town and Country Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Odessa include: Saint Asbury Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Saint Lukes Church (C), Bethel Baptist Church (D), Beacon Baptist Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), Buenas Nuevas Assembly of God Church (G), Bethel Assembly of God Church (H), Life Challenge United Pentecostal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sunset Memorial Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Odessa include: Lakeview Park (1), Woodson Park (2), Jim Parker Park (3), Floyd Gwin Park (4), Paul Slator Park (5), O'Connor Park (6), Optimist Park (7), Murry Fly Park (8), South Side Community Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4909 East University Boulevard) (1), Classic Group Tours (2817 John Ben Shepperd Park) (2), Champion Communications Tours 4 Success (1305 E 56th St) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best for Less Motel (5201 Andrews Highway) (1), Best Western Garden Oasis (110 West Interstate 20) (2), Budget Inn (9417 Andrews Highway) (3), Classic Suites (3031 East Highway 80) (4), Airport Inn of Odessa (6713 East Highway 80) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Ector County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 6.92. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.92
U.S.:

9.14

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

AIRLINE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2012), Fed FAO issued (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), Fed FAO issued (DEC-11-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2012), Fed FAO issued (DEC-11-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2012), Fed FAO issued (DEC-11-2012)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2011)
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
PRIMAL NIGHTS (Population served: 250, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
JUDY K S KOUNTRY KITCHEN (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
MIDESSA OIL PATCH RV PARK (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014)
DEPOT WATER STORE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CANYON DAM MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2012), Fed FAO issued (2 times from DEC-17-2012 to DEC-17-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2012), Fed FAO issued (2 times from DEC-17-2012 to DEC-17-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2012), Fed FAO issued (2 times from DEC-17-2012 to DEC-17-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-27-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2012), Fed FAO issued (2 times from DEC-17-2012 to DEC-17-2012)
  • 7 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
DEWEYS BREAKFAST SHOP (Population served: 35, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • SUNSET COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.1%
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Odessa in 2010:

  • 688 people in college/university student housing
  • 533 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 437 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 236 people in federal detention centers
  • 71 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 51 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 41 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 37 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Odessa in 2000:

  • 627 people in nursing homes
  • 476 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 338 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 186 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 97 people in halfway houses
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 3 people in other group homes

Odessa, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Odessa compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Ector County Coliseum. Capacity: 10,000.

Banks with most branches in Odessa (2011 data):

  • American State Bank: North Grandview Ave. Branch, Odessa Grant Branch, Drive-In Facility, Kermit Hwy Branch, Odessa Parkway Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,079.1 mil, Deposits: $2,459.5 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: American State Financial Corporation
  • Security Bank: at 110 East 7th Street, Www.Mysbank.com Branch, Odessa Branch, North Country Road Branch. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $671.3 mil, Deposits: $588.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security Star Bancshares, Inc.
  • Western National Bank: Downtown Branch, Grandview Branch, Fraudree Rd. Branch, at 2700 West County Road. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,198.1 mil, Deposits: $1,051.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Wnb Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Odessa W. Loop Banking Center - Rc 6, Odessa Heb 42nd St Banking Center -, Odessa Sheppard Banking Center - Rc. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Southwest Bank: Odessa Downtown Branch, South West Convenience Center, at 4800 East 42nd Street. Info updated 2008/03/11: Bank assets: $221.1 mil, Deposits: $202.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: 3131 Kermit Highway Branch, 4900 East 42nd Branch, 618 North Texas Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Odessa Westside Branch, Odessa Main Branch, Drive-In Facility. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • West Texas State Bank: North Grandview Branch at 2426 North Grandview Avenue, branch established on 1997/05/05; at 1501 West University Boulevard, branch established on 1937/03/03. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $341.4 mil, Deposits: $310.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: West Texas Bancshares, Inc.
  • Commercial State Bank: Kermit Hwy Branch at 3018 Kermit Hwy, branch established on 2007/11/14; Odessa Branch at 2525 North Grandview, branch established on 2004/10/18. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $419.3 mil, Deposits: $379.7 mil, headquarters in Andrews, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Andrews Holding Company
  • 8 other banks with 11 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Odessa, Texas:

  • La Quinta Inn #453 Odessa, 5001 E Bus 20, Odessa, TX 79761 , Phone: (432) 333-2820
  • MCM Grande Hotel Fun Dome, 6201 E Business I-20, Odessa, TX 79762 , Phone: (866) 362-2311, Fax: (432) 362-9810
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 3001 E Business I-20, Odessa, TX 79761 , Phone: (432) 333-3931, Fax: (432) 333-9961
  • Best Western Garden Oasis/garden Buffet Rest, 110 W Ih-20, Odessa, TX 79761 , Phone: (432) 337-3006, Fax: (432) 332-1956
  • Motel 6 #0439 Odessa, 200 E I-20 Service Rd, Odessa, TX 79766 , Phone: (432) 333-4025, Fax: (432) 333-2668
  • Days Inn, 3075 E Business 20, Odessa, TX 79761 , Phone: (432) 335-8000, Fax: (432) 335-9562
  • Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott, 3933 JBS Pkwy, Odessa, TX 79762 , Phone: (432) 363-1900, Fax: (432) 363-0094
  • Comfort Suites, 4801 E 50th St, Odessa, TX 79762 , Phone: (432) 362-1500, Fax: (432) 362-1508
  • 14 other hotels and motels
All 22 fire-safe hotels and motels in Odessa, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (48%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Odessa city (based on Ector County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.27%
Here: 54.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents42.5%23.2%8.1%5.8%4.3%
Congregations26.7%5.8%2.5%6.7%13.3%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.6%1.2%9.1%
Congregations3.3%1.7%7.5%1.7%30.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Ector County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Ector County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Ector County:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ector County:

28.6%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 69$228,260$39,6971$581
Other Government Administration 19$110,548$69,8201$2,008
Judicial and Legal 31$124,895$48,3462$2,780
Police Protection - Officers 172$840,261$58,6230$0
Police - Other 36$95,409$31,80343$16,050
Firefighters 196$868,746$53,1890$0
Fire - Other 3$7,586$30,3441$1,592
Streets and Highways 74$238,471$38,6710$0
Health 17$54,062$38,1619$1,654
Solid Waste Management 46$136,001$35,4795$6,719
Sewerage 31$96,955$37,5310$0
Parks and Recreation 45$129,947$34,65310$7,081
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$46,889$40,1910$0
Water Supply 51$168,157$39,5662$2,114
Other and Unallocable 54$179,825$39,9611$1,263
Totals for Government 858$3,326,012$46,51875$41,842

Odessa government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,122,000 ($10.13)
    Water Utilities: $1,081,000 ($9.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $661,000 ($5.97)
    Sewerage: $255,000 ($2.30)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $17,443,000 ($157.54)
    Police Protection: $14,443,000 ($130.45)
    Water Utilities: $13,915,000 ($125.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,489,000 ($103.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,237,000 ($56.33)
    Regular Highways: $4,108,000 ($37.10)
    Sewerage: $3,857,000 ($34.84)
    Financial Administration: $3,604,000 ($32.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,207,000 ($28.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,872,000 ($16.91)
    General - Other: $1,786,000 ($16.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,736,000 ($15.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,500,000 ($13.55)
    Central Staff Services: $1,147,000 ($10.36)
    General Public Buildings: $1,122,000 ($10.13)
    Health - Other: $545,000 ($4.92)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000 ($0.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,019,000 ($9.20)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $402,000 ($3.63)
    Sewerage: $194,000 ($1.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $432,000 ($3.90)
    Financial Administration: $181,000 ($1.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000 ($1.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $69,000 ($0.62)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($0.56)
    General Public Building: $48,000 ($0.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($0.38)
    Health - Other: $41,000 ($0.37)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($0.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($0.17)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($0.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.04)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.02)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $38,333,000 ($346.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,964,000 ($17.74)

Odessa government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,347,000 ($93.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,991,000 ($63.14)
    All Other: $1,699,000 ($15.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($0.44)
    Parking Facilities: $33,000 ($0.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,093,000 ($18.90)
    Health and Hospitals: $569,000 ($5.14)
    Public Welfare: $203,000 ($1.83)
    All Other: $73,000 ($0.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,625,000 ($14.68)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($0.13)
    All Other: $5,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,968,000 ($26.81)
    Interest Earnings: $1,382,000 ($12.48)
    Special Assessments: $1,114,000 ($10.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $794,000 ($7.17)
    Sale of Property: $240,000 ($2.17)
    Rents: $122,000 ($1.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $104,000 ($0.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,313,000 ($174.43)
    Gas Utilities: $17,429,000 ($157.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $205,000 ($1.85)
    General Local Government Support: $157,000 ($1.42)
    Highways: $33,000 ($0.30)
    All Other: $32,000 ($0.29)
    Education: $14,000 ($0.13)
  • Tax - Property: $13,668,000 ($123.45)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,245,000 ($119.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,579,000 ($50.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,167,000 ($10.54)
    Other License: $357,000 ($3.22)
    Amusements Sales: $80,000 ($0.72)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($0.25)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $10,000 ($0.09)
    Amusements License: $2,000 ($0.02)

Odessa government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,190,000 ($543.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,335,000 ($526.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,440,000 ($202.67)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,940,000 ($189.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,400,000 ($48.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,545,000 ($32.02)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,500,000 ($13.55)

Odessa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,735,000 ($105.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,771,000 ($295.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,185,000 ($191.34)

6.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Ector County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Midland County, TX  1.16% ($43,580 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.25% ($25,339)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.18% ($38,360)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($102 average AGI)
Ector County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Midland County, TX  1.17% ($53,270 average AGI)
to Lubbock County, TX  0.21% ($31,079)
to Dallas County, TX  0.19% ($34,843)

Strongest AM radio stations in Odessa:

  • KOZA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MESA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KRIL (1410 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFLB (920 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KJBC (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: LA PROMESA FOUNDATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Odessa:

  • KOCV (91.3 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ODESSA JR. COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHKX (99.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLVW (88.7 FM; WEST ODESSA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KODM (97.9 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMRK-FM (96.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K206DC (89.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNFM (92.3 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCRS-FM (103.3 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEE (99.9 FM; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQLM (107.9 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: STELLAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBMM (89.5 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFLB-FM (90.5 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFZX (102.1 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K232BR (94.3 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: J & J BROADCASTING)
  • KMCM (96.9 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KCHX (106.7 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRX (95.1 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KBAT (93.3 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K254AQ (98.7 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K208CF (89.5 FM; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Odessa:

  • KOCV-TV (Channel 36; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ODESSA JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KTLE-LP (Channel 60; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUPB (Channel 18; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMID (Channel 2; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF MIDLAND-ODESSA, L.L.C.)
  • KOSA-TV (Channel 7; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KPEJ (Channel 24; ODESSA, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPXK (Channel 30; ODESSA, TX; Owner: WINSTAR ODESSA, INC)
  • KMLM (Channel 42; ODESSA, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWES-TV (Channel 9; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KTLD-LP (Channel 49; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPDN-LP (Channel 27; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Odessa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Odessa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 458 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Odessa, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 198 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 272 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Odessa)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Odessa)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 225 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED448$119,834215$112,120580$115,44595$46,6204$1,044,39088$85,96917$48,308
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$83,18626$84,02657$90,41714$36,7572$886,7606$64,78324$50,307
APPLICATIONS DENIED54$101,447102$91,736336$109,187215$27,6545$344,40021$50,54550$60,291
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$110,94414$88,198122$96,34527$57,1140$010$72,6032$37,760
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$85,4063$74,08344$86,14122$42,5870$02$59,2151$39,390

Detailed mortgage data for all 22 tracts in Odessa, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$127,8259$150,9320$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$142,9658$120,2200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$111,9926$110,0950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$110,5200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$87,0000$01$105,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 872
  • Hazardous Condition: 305
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Odessa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Odessa, TX
Most common first names in Odessa, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James56971.2 years
William49572.2 years
Mary46076.1 years
John45372.7 years
Robert34869.0 years
Charles29269.3 years
George22571.9 years
Thomas17070.6 years
Dorothy16774.6 years
Joe16068.6 years
Most common last names in Odessa, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith29273.0 years
Jones20574.9 years
Williams18774.4 years
Brown17575.1 years
Johnson17073.2 years
Davis15272.6 years
Miller11771.7 years
Moore11773.9 years
Wilson10973.8 years
Rodriguez10667.0 years
Businesses in Odessa, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven33Long John Silver's3
AT&T2Lowe's1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Marriott2
Ace Hardware3MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts2Maurices1
Albertsons3Mazda1
Arby's1McDonald's6
AutoZone4Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Best Western1Nike6
Blockbuster2Nissan1
Burger King2Office Depot1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pac Sun1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless3
Chick-Fil-A1Penske2
Church's Chicken3PetSmart1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut5
ColorTyme1Quality1
Curves2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack3
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Dennys1Rue211
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In6
Domino's Pizza4Sam's Club1
Express1Sears2
FedEx16Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks2
Ford1Studio 61
GNC1Subway8
GameStop3Super 81
H&R Block5T-Mobile4
Hilton1Taco Bell2
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1U-Haul7
IHOP1UPS13
JCPenney1Vans2
Jack In The Box2Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York2Volkswagen1
Journeys1Walgreens3
KFC2Walmart2
La Quinta2Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1World Gym1
Lane Furniture3YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza2

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  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 (79762) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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