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Apartments in Odessa, TX
Home to rodeos, livestock shows, carnivals, and an 8-foot jack rabbit. There’s no place quite like Odessa, Texas. Located 20 miles west of Midland in West Texas, Odessa is part of the Permian Basin and its largest industry has historically been oil, but the city also has a growing logistics industry. Odessa ranked as the nation’s third fastest-growing small city by Forbes Magazine in 2014. With so many discovering this charming city, apartments in Odessa are popular.
There’s a reason nearly 100,000 people call Odessa home, and have been drawn to the area since the city was founded in 1881. Odessa is a great location, home to Odessa College, the Ector Theater, and the Globe of the Great Southwest (a replica of the original Globe Theatre built in 1599 by William Shakespeare and his playing company).
The Ector County Coliseum is over 158,000 square feet. Events held in the coliseum include rodeos, the International Oil Show, and the Permian Basin Fair. The largest annual event in the area, the fair is nine days of live entertainment, a livestock show, a carnival, and more.
Industries and businesses in Odessa include the health industry, distribution centers, and windmill farms. Odessa College and the University of Texas-Permian Basin help provide educated workers for an ever-evolving and growing job market in Odessa. Top employers in Odessa include Halliburton, Weatherford, and Odessa Regional Medical Center. As the county seat for Ector County, government is also a major employer in Odessa.
For those who enjoy open spaces, great weather, gorgeous sunsets, and a growing economy, Odessa is the place to be! Find your Odessa apartment now and become a part of this West Texas gem.