Population: 5,023

Male 46% Female 54%
Married 72%
Single 28%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Indian Wells has a very low population density. Indian Wells is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

380 Indian Wells
27,441 New York

City Info

Indian Wells, CA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Indian Wells has a population density of 380, with 5,023 current residents.

Out of the 5,023 current residents, 46% are male and 54% are female. 72% of the residents are married and 28% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 76% Sun
  • 6% Rain
  • 0% Snow


73°F average temperature

  • 20 years Median home age
  • $479,360 Median home price
  • -25.29% Home appreciation rate
  • 9.19% Annual property tax
  • 44.7%
    Homes owned
  • 5.6%
    Homes rented
  • 49.7%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Indian Wells, the air quality is 1% and the weather, on average, is 76% sunny, 6% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 73°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Indian Wells, you should know that 44.7% of homes are owned while 5.6% of homes are rented, and 49.7% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $479,360, the median age of homes is 20 years, the annual home appreciation is -25.29% and the annual property tax is 9.19%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Indian Wells, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Indian Wells’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Indian Wells is 64 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 50.21% Democratic, 47.90% Republican, and 1.89% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:22


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 94%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 25%
    Bachelors degree
  • 14%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Indian Wells, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 15.10% of residents are unemployed in Indian Wells (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Indian Wells residents: 25.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 15.55% are in the arts and sciences field, 11.1% are in the customer service field, 40.1% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 4.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:22. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 94.02%, 6.56% of residents have an associate’s degree, 25.16% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 14.29% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Indian Wells, you should be aware that the average commute time is 24 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Indian Wells have a few different options. 77% of commuters use their own cars, 5% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 13% of residents work from home.

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