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Odessa is a city in Lafayette County, in the Kansas City metro area.

The latitude of Odessa is 38.999N. The longitude is -93.953W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,846.


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Median household income
Local
$34,007
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Odessa demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Kirkpatrick
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Puddle Jumper Days - Aug. 2-4, 2007
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Odessa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lafayette County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64076 ZIP code.

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24% of Odessa residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Odessa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Odessa was $17,455, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Odessa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Odessa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $379.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $821.


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Libraries in Odessa include Odessa Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Odessa include Odessan

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

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The average commute time for Odessa workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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