According to the 1980 census, which includes some areas outside the Odenton zip code (latest figures available):
87.5 percent white
9.86 percent black
1989 median family income, according to county demographer Alexander Speer: $44,141
1989 median family income for Anne Arundel County: $44,486
Largest employer of Odenton residents: National Security Agency
Largest private employers: Westinghouse, Nevamar Corp.
Average single-family home price: $130,000