Odell is an unincorporated community in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined Odell as a census-designated place (CDP). The census definition of the area may not precisely correspond to local understanding of the area with the same name. Odell was named for an early pioneer, William Odell, a native of Tennessee by way of California, who settled in the area in 1861. The population was 1,849 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,849 people, 573 households, and 468 families residing in this unincorporated community. The population density was 923.2 people per square mile (357.0/km²). There were 594 housing units at an average density of 296.6 per square mile (114.7/km²). The racial makeup of this unincorporated community is 66.47% White, 0.49% Black or African American, 0.87% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 29.58% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 40.02% of the population.