Lake Odessa, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Odessa, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Lake Odessa had a population of 2,070 as of July 1, 2017. Lake Odessa ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Odessa is located at latitude 42.7829 and longitude -85.1376 in Ionia County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lake Odessa (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ionia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The Village of Lake Odessa (GNIS ID: 2398383) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lake Odessa is located within Township of Odessa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ionia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Odessa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lake Odessa, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,070
Daytime Population: Workers 856
Daytime Population: Residents 1,111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,967
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 2,067
Population in Familes 1,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 2,319
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $51,614
Average Household Income $61,794
Per Capita Income $24,589


Total Housing Units 970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 629 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $92,894
Average Home Value $137,440


Total Households 851
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 570
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.43%
Households 0.26% 0.35%
Families 0.9% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Lake Odessa, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Odessa to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 295 58th
Population Density # 108 85th
Diversity Index # 135 81st
Median Household Income # 236 66th
Per Capita Income # 297 57th

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