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Odessa, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Odessa had a population of 120 as of July 1, 2016. Odessa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Odessa is located at latitude 45.2621 and longitude -96.3309 in Big Stone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Odessa (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Big Stone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The City of Odessa (GNIS ID: 2395298) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Odessa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Odessa: City of Odessa.

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Odessa, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 120
Population in Households 120
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 160
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 61 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $90,909
Average Home Value $159,659


Median Household Income $52,569
Average Household Income $70,137
Per Capita Income $29,314
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.87% -1.37%
Households -1.73% -1.18%
Families -1.72% -1.78%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Odessa, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Odessa to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 775 14th
Population Density1 # 738 19th
Diversity Index2 # 851 6th
Median Household Income # 467 49th
Per Capita Income # 328 64th

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