Odessa demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,5299791
Median age30.834.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Speak English58%65%79%
Speak Spanish40%30%13%
Odessa, TX has a population of 114,258 and is the 246th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,529 per sq mi which is 2509% higher than the Texas average and 2691% higher than the national average. The median age in Odessa is 31 which is approximately 10% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Odessa, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 58% speak English and 40% speak Spanish. 69% of Odessa residents were born in Texas, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Odessa is 2509% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Odessa is 10% lower than Texas.
  • In Odessa 83.22% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Odessa 5.12% of the population is African American.
  • In Odessa 1.43% of the population is Asian.

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Odessa population breakdown by race

African American5.12%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.54%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.51%2.50%3.06%
Other race6.18%5.79%4.75%
In Odessa, 54.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Odessa age breakdown

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Source: The Odessa, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).