Community Profile

Community Profile

The following community information is intended to assist you in determining whether Odessa is the best place for your expansion or relocation plans. Please do not hesitate to contact the Odessa Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Department if you are unable to find exactly what you are looking for in this community profile.

Life in Odessa

Odessa is a vibrant, growing community with a population that becomes more culturally diverse every day. Life in Odessa is not just about business.  It is about a community that welcomes its citizens with open arms.  Not just in the business community, but in our everyday lives.

Spirit of Growth

Located in the largest single source of oil and gas deposits in the United States, Odessa has long been known for its rich resources. In recent years, new businesses have come to the city that have diversified the economy. Odessa is a focal point for product distribution for many national and international companies outside of the oil and gas industry.

Odessa proudly boasts world-class cultural and recreational opportunities as well as healthcare facilities and transportation often associated with larger cities. Financial incentives, quality site selection and coordination, a qualified workforce, easy access to foreign markets, and our greatest resource, our community, make it easy to do business in Odessa, Texas. Odessa has proven to be ideal for business.  With abundant energy and 24/7 manufacturing support, Odessa has the infrastructure, skilled workforce and business climate to ensure your company succeeds.

Come and discover the return our resources can provide for you.

If you’re looking to expand your business or need a new location, contact the Economic Development Department at 432-333-7880.


Ector County 166,223
City of Odessa 123,334