Odessa, Washington

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Odessa, Washington

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High Points

Odessa strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Odessa Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Odessa Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Odessa Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 14% Odessa Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Odessa Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Odessa, Washington

Comparing Odessa to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Female Share of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
Median Family Income 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 8 7
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 9
Low Violent Crime 4 4

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Odessa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles W of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 99144, 99159
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.333
Longitude -118.689

Odessa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ODESSA
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 52 to 86 F
Oct Temp 33 to 63 F
Annual Precip 10.8 inches
Station WILBUR
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 60 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
Distance 31.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 10.4 inches
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Odessa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 957 100%
Male 463 48.4%
Female 494 51.6%
Under 18 227 23.7%
18+ 730 76.3%
65+ 260 27.2%
Median Age 45.5
Average Family Size 2.83
White 932 97.4%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 9 0.9%
Mixed Race 9 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.3%

Estimated Odessa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 942
Growth -15
Growth % -1.6%

Odessa Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 54.1%
US/American 6.4%
Irish 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
English 4.3%
European 2.8%
Swedish 2.6%
Norwegian 2.6%
Dutch 1.8%
Italian 1.6%
Danish 1.6%
British 1.5%
Czech 1.3%
Scandinavian 1.3%
African 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
German Russian 0.9%
Swiss 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Odessa, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lamona (99144)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Odessa 957 $38,594
Harrington 426 $45,000
Ritzville 1,736 $40,240
Wilson Creek 227 $24,375
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Odessa High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 160 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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