Demographics

People

Total Population565
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+283
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married55.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.6%
Median Earnings25+$51,131
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$100,833
% Above Poverty Level90.6%
% Below Poverty Level9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone22.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,094
Median House Value$265,900

Ancestry

English16.6%
Irish13.8%
Italian12.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.2%
German9.7%
African2.8%
Scottish2.3%
Polish1.9%
Welsh1.6%
Hungarian1.1%
Austrian0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Russian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
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Odessa Almanac

CategoryValue
County New Castle County
P.O. Box Zip Codes19730
Phone Area Codes302
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.45
Approximate Longitude-75.66

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)

StationMIDDLETOWN 3 E
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip41.5 inches
StationNEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance15 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationDOVER
Distance22.6 miles
Jan Temp27 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 65 F
Jul Temp68 to 87 F
Oct Temp49 to 69 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clayton3,237$85,066
Delaware City1,719$68,661
Middletown21,250$94,322
New Castle5,359$83,384
Smyrna11,333$73,512
Townsend2,332$118,250

Odessa Public Libraries

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

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Odessa Public Schools

Old State Elementary School
118 South Sixth Street
ZIP: 19730
(302) 376-4128
Primary
Total Enrollment 625
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