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Odessa, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Odessa is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Big Stone County at latitude 45.2621 and longitude -96.3309. Big Stone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Odessa, but most people and references simply refer to it as Odessa, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Odessa indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Odessa: City of Odessa.

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Odessa, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 130
Population in Households 130
Population in Familes 106
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 174
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Average Home Value $211,735


Median Household Income $39,853
Average Household Income $53,440
Per Capita Income $22,227
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.88% -0.62%
Households -0.41% -0.71%
Families -0.61% -1.08%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 766 16th
Population Density1 # 719 21st
Diversity Index2 # 849 6th
Median Household Income # 773 15th
Per Capita Income # 731 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.