Lake Odessa, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Odessa, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Lake Odessa had a population of 2,086 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Lake Odessa, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,086
Population in Households 2,082
Population in Familes 1,678
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 2,337
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $51,858
Average Household Income $61,006
Per Capita Income $24,258


Total Housing Units 974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 632 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $94,523
Average Home Value $140,427


Total Households 857
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 570
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.4% 0.49%
Households 0.32% 0.44%
Families 0.79% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

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, 2018 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 # 290 58th
Population Density # 109 84th
Diversity Index # 138 80th
Median Household Income # 257 63rd
Per Capita Income # 343 51st

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