Odessa, Missouri

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Odessa is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,818 at the 2000 census.



Odessa is located at 38°59′49″N 93°57′18″W / 38.996962°N 93.954975°W / 38.996962; -93.954975.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²), all of it land.

Odessa is located roughly 45 minutes from downtown Kansas City, Missouri and about three hours from St. Louis, Missouri.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,818 people, 1,887 households, and 1,290 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,381.7 people per square mile (533.0/km²). There were 2,011 housing units at an average density of 576.7/sq mi (222.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.09% White, 1.18% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 1,887 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.07.

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