Indian Wells, California Population 2024

4,892

Indian Wells is a city located in Riverside County California. Indian Wells has a 2024 population of 4,892. Indian Wells is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 2.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,775 in 2020.

The average household income in Indian Wells is $239,525 with a poverty rate of 4.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Indian Wells is 68.3 years, 66.8 years for males, and 69.5 years for females.

Indian Wells Demographics

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

  • White: 89.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.81%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Asian: 2.88%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
14.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
341.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.45% (117)
The current population of Indian Wells, California is 4,892 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,775.

Indian Wells, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,30389.05%
Two or more races1843.81%
Black or African American1693.5%
Asian1392.88%
Other race230.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.29%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Indian Wells Population by Race

Indian Wells Population Pyramid 2024

Indian Wells Median Age

68.3

Total

66.8

Male

69.5

Female

Indian Wells Adults

There are 4,546 adults, (2,771 of whom are seniors) in Indian Wells.

Indian Wells Age Dependency

172.2

Age Dependency Ratio

156.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Indian Wells Sex Ratio

Female2,48751.47%
Male2,34548.53%

Indian Wells Population by Age

Indian Wells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5811.8777.922.1
Married1,3402.3296.63.4
Non Family1,0831.2357.542.5
Female1582.3458.941.1
Male000
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2.31

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Indian Wells Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Indian Wells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Indian Wells Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 80%.

Indian Wells Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,970

Average Earnings

$87,577

Average Male

$59,226

Average Female

Indian Wells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Indian Wells Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Indian Wells Language

94.19% of Indian Wells residents speak only English, while 5.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Indian Wells Language

Indian Wells Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2361894.46%
Hispanic1522717.76%
Asian139139.35%
Other23313.04%
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4.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.86%

Male Poverty Rate

4.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Indian Wells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Indian Wells is Hispanic, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Indian Wells is White, with 4.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.41%.

Indian Wells Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College7.62%
High School4.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.9%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Indian Wells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Male Employed1.65%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Indian Wells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Indian Wells Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Indian Wells Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Indian Wells Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Indian Wells Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Indian Wells Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Indian Wells Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

541

Number of Veterans

484

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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Indian Wells Veterans by War

count

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Indian Wells Veterans by Age

count

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Indian Wells Veterans by Race

Indian Wells Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Indian Wells Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.3%

Labor Force Participation

35.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Indian Wells Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Indian Wells Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Indian Wells Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

32.62%

Born in Indian Wells

91.95%

Native Born

8.05%

Foreign Born

3.97%

Non Citizen

4.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.95% of Indian Wells residents were born in the United States, with 32.62% having been born in California. 3.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Indian Wells Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,972160.32%
20284,956160.32%
20274,940160.32%
20264,924160.33%
20254,908160.33%
20244,892160.33%
20234,876160.33%
20224,860160.33%
20214,844691.45%
20204,775-724-13.17%
20195,499370.68%
20185,462601.11%
20175,402701.31%
20165,332721.37%
20155,260671.29%
20145,193641.25%
20135,129490.96%
20125,080430.85%
20115,037561.12%
20104,9811,16530.53%
20003,8161,16944.16%
19902,6471,25389.89%
19801,39463483.42%
1970760
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Indian Wells Population by Year