Indio is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 91,765 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Indio is the 103rd largest community in California. Much of the housing stock in Indio was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Indio economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Indio, where the median household income is $53,669.00.
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 (13.32%), office and administrative support (11.09%), and maintenance occupations (8.73%).
In terms of college education, Indio is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.17% of adults 25 and older in Indio have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Indio in 2018 was $27,211, 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 $108,844 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 64.20% 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Indio's cultural character, accounting for 22.84% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Indio is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Korean.