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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Odessa median real estate price is $459,134, which is more expensive than 73.1% of the neighborhoods in Delaware and 67.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Odessa is currently $1,396, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 97.1% of Delaware neighborhoods.

Odessa is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Middletown, Delaware.

Odessa real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Odessa neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Odessa are 6.2%, which is lower than one will find in 60.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Odessa is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Odessa neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Odessa community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Odessa neighborhood could be your paradise. With 33.5% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.7% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 89.9% of commuters who live in the Odessa neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Odessa neighborhood has more Italian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 4.0% have Russian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Odessa neighborhood in Middletown are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Odessa neighborhood, 61.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.9%), and 8.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Odessa neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.6%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Odessa neighborhood in Middletown, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.8%), and residents who report English roots (15.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.8%), among others. In addition, 10.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Odessa neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (89.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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