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People

Total Population 598
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 21.1%
Employed Population 16+ 292
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 56.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,542
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,546
Median House Value $252,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.4%
US/American 0%
English 19.4%
Irish 20.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Odessa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles S of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County New Castle
P.O. Box Zip Codes 19730
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.457
Longitude -75.661

Odessa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MIDDLETOWN 3 E
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Station NEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station DOVER
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clayton 3,034 $67,340
Delaware City 1,933 $67,500
Middletown 19,744 $91,083
New Castle 5,371 $67,083
Smyrna 10,904 $57,341
Townsend 2,617 $110,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Corbit-calloway Memorial Library
115 HIGH STREET
Odessa, Delaware
(302) 378-8838

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