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Lake Odessa is a village in Ionia County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.

The community was named for Odessa Township, and for two nearby lakes, Tupper Lake and Jordan Lake

The latitude of Lake Odessa is 42.784N. The longitude is -85.138W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 866 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,278.


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Median household income
Local
$34,896
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lake Odessa demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bonanza
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Lake Odessa Fair - June 25-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lake Odessa web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Odessa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ionia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48849 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Lake Odessa residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Odessa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Odessa was $19,822, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Lake Odessa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lake Odessa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $801.


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Libraries in Lake Odessa include Lake Odessa Community Library ... View libraries

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Ionia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Odessa political report.

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The average commute time for Lake Odessa workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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