Indian Wells, California

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Population in 2014: 5,219 (80% urban, 20% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.8%
Males: 2,548  (48.8%)
Females: 2,671  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  69.3 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92210.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,272 (it was $93,986 in 2000)
Indian Wells:

$80,272
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $86,282 (it was $76,187 in 2000)

Indian Wells city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $618,734 (it was $387,100 in 2000)
Indian Wells:

$618,734
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $273,969; Detached houses: $301,148; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,780; In 2-unit structures: $327,759; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,495; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $161,016; Mobile homes: $70,734; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $70,997

Median gross rent in 2013: $825.

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  • Races in Indian Wells, CA (2010)

    Indian Wells races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Indian Wells: 122.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (13.9%), Irish (12.3%), German (11.3%), United States (7.2%), Italian (4.5%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 13.2 square miles.

Population density: 395 people per square mile   (very low).

Indian Wells,CA real estate house value index trend

Indian Wells, California map

For population 25 years and over in Indian Wells:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Indian Wells city:

  • Never married: 7.7%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

716 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe, 2.7% North America).

This city:

13.8%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,909 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,800 (1.1%)

Indian Wells satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $307,300
  • 1998: 143 buildings, average cost: $286,500
  • 1999: 155 buildings, average cost: $313,700
  • 2000: 114 buildings, average cost: $322,800
  • 2001: 164 buildings, average cost: $222,900
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $423,200
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $397,900
  • 2004: 223 buildings, average cost: $333,800
  • 2005: 118 buildings, average cost: $371,800
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $363,800
  • 2007: 85 buildings, average cost: $348,500
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $450,100
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $612,000
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $403,200
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $416,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $403,700
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $381,800
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $426,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.72 N, Longitude: 116.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,544 (+49.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 295 (19.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Indian Wells household income distribution Indian Wells home values distribution

Crime rates in Indian Wells by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.2
Rapes 11021100100N/AN/A
per 100,000 25.322.50.042.020.119.30.00.018.80.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 2202121210120
per 100,000 50.644.90.042.020.138.619.037.618.80.019.538.70.0
Assaults 1583300120155
per 100,000 25.3112.3176.563.060.30.00.018.837.50.019.596.696.0
Burglaries 616379538110966586747584840
per 100,000 1,542.01,415.41,742.81,113.21,627.52,106.31,252.41,089.61,256.8937.01,132.8927.7767.6
Thefts 9813017618316515113910510510214111678
per 100,000 2,477.22,920.73,882.63,843.73,315.32,917.92,637.61,972.61,969.62,033.52,753.92,242.01,496.8
Auto thefts 91691313127752482
per 100,000 227.5359.5198.5273.1261.2231.9132.8131.593.839.978.1154.638.4
Arson 0000110000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.020.119.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 257.2289.1318.1302.4292.0299.9202.8175.0196.0145.4199.0191.6168.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Indian Wells detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Indian Wells tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,065 (+38.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Legal occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Indian Wells: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Indian Wells, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Indian Wells 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 Indian Wells 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 (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 22, Floods: 17, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 300. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

300
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.104. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.104
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.17
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 45.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 45.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.40
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.2%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for Black residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
California average:

15.4

Indian Wells travel time to work - commute Indian Wells mode of transportation to work chart

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

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
Riverside County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Riverside County:

24.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This 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
Financial Administration 6$26,428$52,8560$0
Other Government Administration 29$117,495$48,6196$8,155
Parks and Recreation 1$5,557$66,6840$0
Totals for Government 36$149,480$49,8276$8,155

Indian Wells government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $25,886,000 ($4959.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,325,000 ($445.49)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $22,798,000 ($4368.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,263,000 ($1200.04)
    General - Other: $4,592,000 ($879.86)
    Regular Highways: $3,199,000 ($612.95)
    Central Staff Services: $1,367,000 ($261.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $711,000 ($136.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $532,000 ($101.94)
    Financial Administration: $196,000 ($37.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,159,000 ($988.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $2,306,000 ($441.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,271,000 ($435.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $1,290,000 ($247.17)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($14.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,240,000 ($620.81)

Indian Wells government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $5,459,000 ($1045.99)
    All Other: $1,038,000 ($198.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $103,000 ($19.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $4,320,000 ($827.74)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,174,000 ($799.77)
    Special Assessments: $3,685,000 ($706.07)
    Rents: $1,325,000 ($253.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $795,000 ($152.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $115,000 ($22.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $96,000 ($18.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $589,000 ($112.86)
    All Other: $161,000 ($30.85)
    Highways: $106,000 ($20.31)
  • Tax - Property: $35,609,000 ($6822.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,353,000 ($1025.68)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,083,000 ($207.51)
    Other License: $839,000 ($160.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $726,000 ($139.11)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $348,000 ($66.68)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $13,000 ($2.49)

Indian Wells government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,670,000 ($21780.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,830,000 ($18553.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,125,000 ($6538.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,285,000 ($3311.94)

Indian Wells government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,409,000 ($6018.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,638,000 ($13534.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,196,000 ($420.77)

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Bernardino County, CA  1.45% ($40,820 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.38% ($43,924)
from Orange County, CA  1.03% ($49,190)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Bernardino County, CA  1.22% ($35,688 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.94% ($37,493)
to Orange County, CA  0.88% ($47,472)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Indian Wells fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 46m151ftTotal length
  • $3,916,000Total costs
  • 82,895Total average daily traffic
  • 5,994Total average daily truck traffic
  • 133,935Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/06/2003, Expiration Date: 01/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2013, Certifier: Gary CoteRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2013, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2014, Expiration Date: 06/03/2024, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: 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:

33 (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:

6
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Steven Young, 46428 War Bonnet Circle, Indian Wells, CA 92210
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN CORP AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45304 , Serial Number: AA5B1158, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Michael N Scuro, 75465 Montecito Dr, 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
    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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William J Hammer, 45510 Cielito Dr, Indian Wells, CA 92210, Other Owners: Kim M Hammer
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6959H , Serial Number: 20201, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James L Stocking, 46380 Manitou Dr, Indian Wells, CA 92210
  • 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
    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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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
  • Miramonte Resort, 76477 Hwy 111, Indian Wells, California 92210 , Phone: (760) 341-2200
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Indian Wells, CA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Kroger1
FedEx4Marriott1
Hyatt1UPS2
Jones New York1

Indian Wells compared to California 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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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