Indian Wells, California

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Population in 2017: 5,404 (80% urban, 20% rural).
Population change since 2000: +41.6%
Males: 2,741  (50.7%)
Females: 2,663  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

69.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92210.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $108,856 (it was $93,986 in 2000)
Indian Wells:

$108,856
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $106,431 (it was $76,187 in 2000)

Indian Wells city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $787,639 (it was $387,100 in 2000)
Indian Wells:

$787,639
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $381,378; detached houses: $413,460; townhouses or other attached units: $339,822; in 2-unit structures: $430,967; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $304,683; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,953; mobile homes: $99,896; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $110,116

Median gross rent in 2017: $899.

March 2019 cost of living index in Indian Wells: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.4%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Indian Wells, CA (2010)
    • 4,57492.3%White alone
    • 2094.2%Hispanic
    • 781.6%Asian alone
    • 400.8%Two or more races
    • 280.6%Black alone
    • 200.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Indian Wells detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Indian Wells, California as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Indian Wells is 5,336 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Indian Wells by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(42.0)
1
(20.1)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(42.0)
1
(20.1)
2
(38.6)
1
(19.0)
2
(37.6)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
2
(38.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(63.0)
3
(60.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
2
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
5
(96.6)
5
(96.0)
5
(94.7)
5
(93.4)
1
(18.5)
1
(18.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(1,113)
81
(1,627)
109
(2,106)
66
(1,252)
58
(1,090)
67
(1,257)
47
(937.0)
58
(1,133)
48
(927.7)
40
(767.6)
33
(625.1)
38
(710.0)
51
(943.0)
28
(512.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
183
(3,844)
165
(3,315)
151
(2,918)
139
(2,638)
105
(1,973)
105
(1,970)
102
(2,033)
141
(2,754)
116
(2,242)
78
(1,497)
105
(1,989)
68
(1,271)
103
(1,905)
90
(1,646)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(273.1)
13
(261.2)
12
(231.9)
7
(132.8)
7
(131.5)
5
(93.8)
2
(39.9)
4
(78.1)
8
(154.6)
2
(38.4)
12
(227.3)
4
(74.7)
5
(92.5)
14
(256.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)312.3301.6309.8209.5180.7202.4150.1205.5197.9174.2160.4151.3153.3125.8

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Crime rate in Indian Wells detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: English (14.3%), American (11.3%), German (9.3%), Italian (8.3%), Irish (7.9%), European (4.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 13.2 square miles.

Population density: 409 people per square mile   (low).

Indian Wells, California map

562 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 2.0% North America, 1.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

10.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,356 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,099 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coachella Valley, CA (11.5 miles , pop. 118,932).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (62.7 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (79.8 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Palm Desert, CA (1.3 miles ),
La Quinta, CA (1.9 miles ),
Bermuda Dunes, CA (1.9 miles ),
Desert Palms, CA (2.2 miles ),
Rancho Mirage, CA (2.4 miles ),
Indio, CA (2.5 miles ),
Thousand Palms, CA (2.7 miles ),
Vista Santa Rosa, CA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.72 N, Longitude: 116.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,360 (+62.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 447 (25.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Distribution of median household income in Indian Wells, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Indian Wells, CA in 2017
Indian Wells satellite photo by USGS

Indian Wells tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Indian Wells, CA
Historical housing units in Indian Wells, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,065 (+38.7%).
Most common industries in Indian Wells, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.6%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Indian Wells, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (19.1%)
  • Top executives (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Top executives (13.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (25.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)

Average climate in Indian Wells, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 168. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

168
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.174. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.174
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 41.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 35.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Indian Wells-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 687% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Riverside County (43) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 22, Floods: 18, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Indian Wells topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Indian Wells:

  • LA QUINTA KIDNEY CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LA QUINTA, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA RANCHO MIRAGE HEALTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RANCHO MIRAGE, CA)
  • KIDNEY INSTITUTE OF THE DESERT (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; INDIO, CA)
  • MONTEREY PALMS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PALM DESERT, CA)
  • CANYON SPRINGS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA)
  • CHARTER BHS OF SO CA PALM SPRINGS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA)
  • CATHEDRAL CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA)

Amtrak stations near Indian Wells:

  • 3 miles: PALM DESERT (MONTEREY AVE. & SAN GORGONIO WAY) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: INDIO (45995 MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: PALM SPRINGS (300 N. INDIAN AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Indian Wells:

  • College of the Desert (about 3 miles; Palm Desert, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,686)
  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 37 miles; San Jacinto, CA; FT enrollment: 8,426)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 50 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • Moreno Valley College (about 52 miles; Moreno Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • University of Redlands (about 54 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)
  • Loma Linda University (about 58 miles; Loma Linda, CA; FT enrollment: 2,839)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Inland Empire (about 59 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 2,238)

Public elementary/middle school in Indian Wells:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Indian Wells: Desert Horizons Country Club (A), Indian Wells Golf Resort (B), Indian Wells Country Club (C), Indian Wells Golf Course (D), El Dorado Golf Course (E), Indian Wells City Hall (F), Riverside County Fire Department Station 55 Indian Wells (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Indian Wells Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Indian Wells: Religious Science Church of the Desert (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Indian Wells: Living Desert Reserve (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Riverside County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

1.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Indian Wells (2011 data):

  • OneWest Bank, FSB: Indian Wells Branch at 74990 Hwy 111, branch established on 1989/12/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $26,181.3 mil, Deposits: $15,408.4 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, 79 total offices
  • Pacific Western Bank: Indian Wells Branch at 74-750 Highway 111, branch established on 1980/10/30. Info updated 2011/03/14: Bank assets: $5,513.1 mil, Deposits: $4,614.5 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Ii Lp

For population 15 years and over in Indian Wells:

Marital status in Indian Wells, CA
  • Never married: 8.2%
  • Now married: 72.1%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Indian Wells:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Indian Wells
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Indian Wells, CA (based on Riverside County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic602,76551
Evangelical Protestant240,306741
Other77,581194
Mainline Protestant29,535103
Black Protestant19,17040
Orthodox3,64711
None1,216,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 330
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Riverside County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 91
Riverside County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 311
Here:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,125
Riverside County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Riverside County:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Riverside County:

15.2%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.6%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Indian Wells:

52.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Indian Wells:

28.5
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.6%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Indian Wells:

7.0
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Indian Wells:

72.6%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Indian Wells, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 29$117,495$48,6196$8,155
Financial Administration 6$26,428$52,8560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,557$66,6840$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 36$149,480$49,8276$8,155

Indian Wells government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $8,928,000 ($1652.11)
    General - Other: $7,677,000 ($1420.61)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $12,714,000 ($2352.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,521,000 ($1576.79)
    Central Staff Services: $4,654,000 ($861.21)
    Regular Highways: $4,235,000 ($783.68)
    General - Other: $3,260,000 ($603.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $933,000 ($172.65)
    Financial Administration: $773,000 ($143.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $343,000 ($63.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,494,000 ($1016.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $3,368,000 ($623.24)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $2,836,000 ($524.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($11.66)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($2.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,795,000 ($1442.45)

Indian Wells government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $12,574,000 ($2326.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,140,000 ($210.95)
    Other: $293,000 ($54.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,091,000 ($757.03)
    Interest Earnings: $3,740,000 ($692.08)
    Rents: $1,462,000 ($270.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $914,000 ($169.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $315,000 ($58.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $164,000 ($30.35)
    Highways: $150,000 ($27.76)
    General Local Government Support: $32,000 ($5.92)
  • Tax - Property: $27,550,000 ($5098.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,690,000 ($1052.92)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $949,000 ($175.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $848,000 ($156.92)
    Other License: $226,000 ($41.82)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $209,000 ($38.68)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $66,000 ($12.21)
    Other: $40,000 ($7.40)

Indian Wells government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,910,000 ($23854.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,450,000 ($23029.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,460,000 ($825.31)

Indian Wells government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,358,000 ($6172.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,201,000 ($9844.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,277,000 ($1161.55)

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($452 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Bernardino County, CA  1.31% ($51,234 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.23% ($57,313)
from Orange County, CA  1.00% ($64,976)


5.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Bernardino County, CA  1.11% ($44,347 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.77% ($46,622)
to Orange County, CA  0.71% ($58,801)
Businesses in Indian Wells, CA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Kroger1
FedEx4Marriott1
Hyatt1UPS2
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Indian Wells:

  • KNWQ (1140 AM; 10 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNWZ (970 AM; 5 kW; COACHELLA, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCMJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KXPS (1010 AM; 4 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPSI (920 AM; 5 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KESQ (1400 AM; 1 kW; INDIO, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST CO.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWXY (1340 AM; 1 kW; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: GLEN BARNETT, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KGAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Indian Wells:

  • KCLB-FM (93.7 FM; COACHELLA, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCRI (89.3 FM; INDIO, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KJJZ (102.3 FM; INDIO, CA; Owner: R M BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KUNA-FM (96.7 FM; LA QUINTA, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KATY-FM (101.3 FM; IDYLLWILD, CA; Owner: ALL PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOB (94.7 FM; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K280CV (103.9 FM; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KEZN (103.1 FM; PALM DESERT, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPSC (88.5 FM; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KHCS (91.7 FM; PALM DESERT, CA; Owner: PRAIRIE AVENUE GOSPEL CENTER)
  • KKUU (92.7 FM; INDIO, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMRJ (99.5 FM; RANCHO MIRAGE, CA; Owner: DANIEL P. MITCHELL)
  • KDES-FM (104.7 FM; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWXY-FM (98.5 FM; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: GLEN BARNETT, INC.)
  • KYOR (106.9 FM; YUCCA VALLEY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Indian Wells:

  • KESQ-TV (Channel 42; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KYAV-LP (Channel 12; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: JDF INVESTMENT CO. LLC)
  • KVPS-LP (Channel 8; INDIO, CA; Owner: VALCOM BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KMIR-TV (Channel 36; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K19DH (Channel 19; INDIO, CA; Owner: DESERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEVC-CA (Channel 5; INDIO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K25GW (Channel 25; INDIO, CA; Owner: DESERT SPRINGS, INC.)
  • K06MB (Channel 6; INDIO, CA; Owner: PARK PLACE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVER-CA (Channel 4; INDIO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPSP-LP (Channel 58; CATHEDRAL CITY-PALM, CA; Owner: DESERT TELEVISION LLC)
  • KODG-LP (Channel 17; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: BILTMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Indian Wells fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Indian Wells fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 46.8mTotal length
  • 95,673Total average daily traffic
  • 6,352Total average daily truck traffic
  • 136,172Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Indian Wells)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Indian Wells, CA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • MCALLUM, CA, 73000 Fred Waring Drive (Lat: 33.725833 Lon: -116.393056), Type: Building, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPWQ417, Licensee ID: L00584151,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17760.0 MHz, 18080.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2003, Expiration Date: 01/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2013, Certifier: Gary Cote, Registrant: Digital Internet Service Corp
  • RS0028, 78200 Miles Avenue (Lat: 33.724250 Lon: -116.307056), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 33.8 m, Call Sign: WQQK534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2013, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2018, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard St, Rm 1016, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • RV35XC092, 44400 Indian Wells Lane (Lat: 33.722861 Lon: -116.326667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQUC428,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2014, Expiration Date: 06/03/2024, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Indian Wells)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • TROLL RAYMOND, 77420 Sky Mesa Ln, Indian Wells, CA 92210
    Certificate: D004076 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 11/09/2009, Expiration Date: 11/08/2010

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CUBCRAFTERS INC CC11-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CUBCRAFTER CC340 (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 122YY , Serial Number: CC11-00283, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 03/10/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Steven Young, 46428 War Bonnet Circle, Indian Wells, CA 92210
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6369P , Serial Number: 24-1479, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 06/07/1994
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Cesar A Fernandez, 76845 Inca Dr, Indian Wells, CA 92210, Other Owners: Rita M Fernandez
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 654JH , Serial Number: E-3545, Certificate Issue Date: 04/05/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William J Hammer, 45510 Cielito Dr, Indian Wells, CA 92210, Other Owners: Kim M Hammer
  • Aircraft: SCURO MICHAEL N SCURO SPECIAL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8252S , Serial Number: 001, Certificate Issue Date: 07/31/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael N Scuro, 75-465 Monticito Dr, Indian Wells, CA 92210
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/07/1965, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8289N , Serial Number: CE-1746, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2001
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Patrick John Mathews, 44840 Turnberry Ln, Indian Wells, CA 92210, Other Owners: Alla Debbie Mathews

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$195,00775$346,040255$338,3144$157,308143$367,0021$345,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$178,96011$374,25223$328,2171$131,64010$422,9610$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$149,47014$370,26778$438,9704$245,66037$467,2020$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$209,02018$341,32464$375,3133$64,04325$403,9560$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$170,5001$553,37019$363,0930$08$342,6160$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0449.11 , 0449.12, 0451.12, 0451.13

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$176,6100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$103,7900$01$173,620
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0449.11 , 0449.12, 0451.12, 0451.13

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Indian Wells, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Indian Wells, CA - Value

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Indian Wells, California:

  • Stouffer Esmeralda Resort, 44 400 Indian WLS Ln, Indian Wells, California 92210 , Phone: (619) 773-4444
  • Renaissance Esmeralda, 44400 Indian Wells Ln, Indian Wells, California 92210 , Phone: (760) 773-4444, Fax: (760) 773-4605
  • Sands Hotel & Spa, 44-985 Province Way, Indian wells, California 92210 , Phone: (760) 321-3771, Fax: (424) 228-2033
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Indian Wells, California
Most common first names in Indian Wells, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2682.0 years
James2379.2 years
John2380.2 years
William1980.7 years
Dorothy1485.1 years
Richard1480.0 years
Donald1378.9 years
Charles1381.6 years
Mary1284.6 years
Thomas1180.8 years
Most common last names in Indian Wells, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1382.3 years
Anderson577.2 years
Carter571.8 years
Taylor576.0 years
Walker575.6 years
Clark487.5 years
Bailey482.0 years
Hughes476.0 years
Lee486.2 years
Thompson481.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Indian Wells, CA
  • 79.2%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Solar energy
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Indian Wells, CA
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 40.4%Electricity


Indian Wells compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Indian Wells on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Indonesia (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #14 (92210) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #24 (92210) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #38 (92210) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #69 (92210) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #95 (92210) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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