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Indio, California - Basic Facts

The City of Indio had a population of 87,478 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Indio is located within Coachella Valley CCD of Riverside County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Indio: Indian Wells.

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Indio, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 87,478
Daytime Population: Workers 23,799
Daytime Population: Residents 52,205
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 76,004
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 86,597
Population in Familes 75,575
Population in Group Qrtrs 881
Population Density2 2,854
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $54,439
Average Household Income $75,336
Per Capita Income $23,607


Total Housing Units 32,881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,413 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,553 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,915 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $278,766
Average Home Value $320,492


Total Households 26,966
Average Household Size 3.21
Family Households 20,956
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.42% 1.69%
Households 1.53% 1.75%
Families 1.44% 1.66%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Indio, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indio to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 96 94th
Population Density # 489 68th
Diversity Index # 416 72nd
Median Household Income # 811 47th
Per Capita Income # 1011 33rd

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