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Odessa, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Odessa Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Buffalo County at latitude 40.6991 and longitude -99.2544. Buffalo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,221 feet.

The formal official name is the Odessa Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Odessa, Nebraska.

The U5 Census Class Code for Odessa indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Odessa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Odessa Census Designated Place, NE Boundary Map


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


Total Population 129
Population in Households 129
Population in Familes 115
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 51
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $160,714
Average Home Value $197,674


Median Household Income $64,819
Average Household Income $82,590
Per Capita Income $30,735
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% 0.31%
Households 0.0% 0.39%
Families 2.44% 0.48%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Odessa to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 415 29th
Population Density1 # 561 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 225 62nd
Median Household Income # 54 91st
Per Capita Income # 51 91st

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