Indian Wells, California Population 2022

4,717
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Indian Wells is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 4,717, it is the 652nd largest city in California and the 6857th largest city in the United States. Indian Wells is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -13.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,463 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Indian Wells has a population density of 329 people per square mile.

The average household income in Indian Wells is $204,735 with a poverty rate of 7.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $806 per month, and the median house value is $723,600. The median age in Indian Wells is 67.9 years, 68.9 years for males, and 67.4 years for females.

Indian Wells Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Indian Wellswas:

  • White: 90.46%
  • Asian: 3.33%
  • Other race: 2.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Black or African American: 1.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Indian Wells, California is 4,717 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,463.

Indian Wells, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Indian Wells Population by Race

Indian Wells Population Pyramid 2022

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Indian Wells Median Age

67.2


Total

67.6


Male

66


Female

Indian Wells Adults

There are 5,167 adults, (3,045 of whom are seniors) in Indian Wells.

Indian Wells Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

143.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Indian Wells Sex Ratio

Female

2,855

52.26%

Male

2,608

47.74%

Indian Wells Population by Age

Indian Wells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Indian Wells Household Types

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Indian Wells Households and Families

2.34

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

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Indian Wells Households by Type

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Indian Wells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Indian Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 77.19%.

Indian Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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$57,336

Average Earnings

$78,304

Average Male

$56,050

Average Female

Indian Wells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Indian Wells Language by Age

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Indian Wells Language

92.46% of Indian Wells residents speak only English, while 7.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.61% of the population.

Indian Wells Language

Indian Wells Poverty by Race

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7.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.25%

Male Poverty Rate

7.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Indian Wells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Indian Wells is White, with 7.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Indian Wells is Hispanic, with 13.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.87%.

Indian Wells Poverty

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Indian Wells Poverty Rate by Education

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Indian Wells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Indian Wells Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Indian Wells Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Indian Wells Married by Age and Sex

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Indian Wells Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Indian Wells Marital Status by Race

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Indian Wells Marital Status

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767

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Indian Wells Veterans by War

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Indian Wells Veterans by Age

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Indian Wells Veterans by Race

Indian Wells Veterans by Education

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7.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Indian Wells Veterans by Education

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38%

Labor Force Participation

36.5%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Indian Wells Employment by Age

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Indian Wells Employment by Race

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Indian Wells Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.77%

Born in Indian Wells

89.27%

Native Born

10.73%

Foreign Born

5.35%

Non Citizen

5.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.27% of Indian Wells residents were born in the United States, with 36.77% having been born in California. 5.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Indian Wells Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Indian Wells Population by Year