Indio, CA Community Profile: Data

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Indio: Basic Info

Indio is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the City of Indio is the formal official name. It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Riverside County at latitude 33.7206 and longitude -116.2156. The elevation is -13 feet.

The City of Indio has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 29.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Indio: Indian Wells.

Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

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Indio: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Indio Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Indio (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Indio ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the City of Indio with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, California Congressional District Maps and a Map of Riverside County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Indio Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Indio Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all California Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Indio Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Indio. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Indio area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

Indio, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 80,121
Population in Households 79,179
Population in Familes 69,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 942
Population Density1 2,746
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 24,594
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 19,094
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 30,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,727 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,867 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,666 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $200,922
Average Home Value $245,555


Median Household Income $46,861
Average Household Income $63,143
Per Capita Income $19,629
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.24% 1.4%
Households 1.2% 1.38%
Families 1.08% 1.32%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Indio, CA: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Indio to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 100 93rd
Population Density1 # 492 68th
Diversity Index2 # 405 74th
Median Household Income # 942 38th
Per Capita Income # 1063 30th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 3,653 California cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 120,914 California Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: August 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. Last Update: January 6, 2014.