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Wealthy resort community; site of Tennis Masters Series
Indian Wells is a city in Riverside County, in the Riverside-San Bernardino metro area.
The community was named for its origin as an Indian village located near one of three hand-built wells in the Coachella Valley
The latitude of Indian Wells is 33.718N. The longitude is -116.307W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,481.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Indian Wells demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Riverside County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Riverside-San Bernardino area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92210 ZIP code.
15% of Indian Wells residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Indian Wells ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Indian Wells was $76,187, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Indian Wells residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Indian Wells, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $557. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,388.
Riverside County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Indian Wells political report.
The average commute time for Indian Wells workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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