Indio is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 87,533 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Indio is the 103rd largest community in California. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Indio, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Indio, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Indio’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Indio does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $50,525.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Indio is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Indio is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Indio who work in sales jobs (12.96%), maintenance occupations (11.45%), and office and administrative support (11.40%).
The citizens of Indio are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.22% of adults in Indio have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Indio in 2010 was $21,581, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,324 for a family of four. However, Indio contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Indio is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Indio home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Indio, accounting for 68.55% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Indio residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Indio include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Indio's cultural character, accounting for 27.58% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Indio is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Chinese.