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Odessa is a township in Big Stone County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Odessa. For links to other places called Odessa, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Odessa is 45.286N. The longitude is -96.296W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,079 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 147.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Odessa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Big Stone 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 56227 ZIP code.
39% of Odessa residents report German ancestry, and 1% 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 $17,174, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Odessa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Odessa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $575.
Big Stone County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Odessa political report.
The average commute time for Odessa workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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