Indio, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Indio, California - Basic Facts

The City of Indio had a population of 81,403 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Indio is located at latitude 33.7324 and longitude -116.2387 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the City of Indio (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is -13 feet.

The City of Indio (GNIS ID: 2410101) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Indio population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Indio: Indian Wells.

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Indio, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 81,403
Population in Households 80,496
Population in Familes 70,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 907
Population Density1 2,790
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 25,055
Average Household Size 3.21
Family Households 19,461
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 31,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,989 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,066 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,997 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $234,909
Average Home Value $279,214


Median Household Income $48,219
Average Household Income $64,813
Per Capita Income $20,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 1.62%
Households 1.33% 1.72%
Families 1.24% 1.64%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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.

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Indio, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indio to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 94th
Population Density1 # 492 68th
Diversity Index2 # 406 73rd
Median Household Income # 956 37th
Per Capita Income # 1063 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.