Odessa, TX Population

Population: 90,943. Estimated population in July 2020: 93,546 (+2.9% change)
Males: 43,864 (48.2%), Females: 47,079 (51.8%)

Ector County

Zip codes: 79761, 79762, 79763, 79764, 79765, 79766.

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $31,209
Median house value: $47,700

Races in Odessa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.8%)
  • Hispanic (41.4%)
  • Other race (16.1%)
  • Black (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.2%), English (7.2%), German (6.6%), Irish (6.6%), French (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Land area: 36.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Odessa

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Odessa city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

9.8% Foreign born (8.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,320 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Odessa:

  • MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL (500 W 4TH ST DRAWER 7239)
  • ODESSA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (520 E 6TH ST BOX 4859 79760)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Odessa:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF MIDLAND/ODES (about 18 miles; MIDLAND, TX)
  • DESERT SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; MIDLAND, TX)
  • HEART PLACE HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; MIDLAND, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Odessa:

  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 13 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 82 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 129 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Odessa:

  • ODESSA-SCHLEMEYER FIELD (about 4 miles; ODESSA, TX; Abbreviation: ODO)
  • SKYWEST INC (about 21 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: 7T7)
  • MIDLAND AIRPARK (about 22 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MDD)
Amtrak station:
ODESSA (GREYHOUND STA., 2624 E. 8TH ST.) – Bus Station

 

Colleges/Universities in Odessa:

  • ODESSA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,555; Location: 201 W UNIVERSITY; Public; Website: www.odessa.edu/)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS OF THE PERMIAN BASIN (Full-time enrollment: 1,617; Location: 4901 E UNIVERSITY; Public; Website: www.utpb.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • AMERICAN COMMERCIAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS (Full-time enrollment: 84; Location: 2115 E EIGHTH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: accedu.com)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 4 (Location: 506 W UNIVERSITY; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Odessa:

  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 121 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 137 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 166 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 173 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)

Schools

Public high schools in Odessa:

  • ODESSA H S (Students: 2,187; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PERMIAN H S (Students: 2,034; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HOOD J H (Students: 737; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • A I M (Students: 673; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CAREER CTR (Students: 660; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RICHARD MILBURN ACADEMY – ECTOR CO (Students: 137; Location: 2525 N GRANDVIEW STE 600; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TEEN PARENT CTR (Students: 67; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • ALTER ED CTR (Students: 22; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high schools in Odessa:

  • SHERWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 92; Location: PO BOX 13448; Grades: KG – 12)
  • PERMIAN BASIN CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 47; Location: 8644 ANDREWS HIGHWAY; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Odessa:

  • ECTOR J H (Students: 1,440; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • BOWIE J H (Students: 1,047; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • NIMITZ J H (Students: 1,025; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CROCKETT J H (Students: 878; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • BONHAM J H (Students: 835; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • PEASE EL (Students: 787; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LAURO CAVAZOS EL (Students: 727; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: PK – 06)
  • L B JOHNSON EL (Students: 678; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MURRY FLY EL (Students: 649; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BARBARA JORDAN EL (Students: 639; Location: 802 N SAM HOUSTON; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Odessa:

  • ST MARYS CENTRAL CATHOLIC SCHO (Students: 201; Location: 1703 NORTH ADAMS ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 401 N COUNTY RD W BOX 3046; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ODESSA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 2000 DORAN STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 2002 NORTH LINCOLN AVE; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Odessa:

  • ECTOR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $962,358; Location: 321 W 5TH ST; 116,602 books; 4,358 audio materials; 4,431 video materials; 207 serial subscriptions)

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