Odessa, TX (population: 102,535) has three higher education schools within its city limits. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 3,546. It is the 3460th highest ranked school in the USA and the 176th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). Odessa lies in Ector county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. The Odessa, TX area has 60,350 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.4% unemployment rate, $18.40/hr average worker wage, and a $38,280 average annual salary.
Of the 3 schools in Odessa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American Commercial College-Odessa comes out as the most expensive ($15,633/yr), with Odessa College as the lowest recorded at only $4,063/yr.Popular Bars in Odessa: