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Odessa is a town in New Castle County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named after the city in Russia, known as a wheat-shipping port.
The latitude of Odessa is 39.457N. The longitude is -75.661W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 282.
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18% of Odessa residents report German ancestry, and 23% 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 $27,662, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Odessa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Odessa include Odessa Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Odessa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $982.
Libraries in Odessa include Corbit Calloway Memorial Library ... View libraries
New Castle 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 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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