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Indian Wells, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Indian Wells Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Navajo County at latitude 35.4092 and longitude -110.1144. Navajo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,800 feet.

The formal official name is the Indian Wells Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Indian Wells, Arizona.

The U5 Census Class Code for Indian Wells indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Indian Wells Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Indian Wells, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 252
Population in Households 252
Population in Familes 232
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 4.2
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $110,714
Average Home Value $165,686


Median Household Income $26,492
Average Household Income $30,965
Per Capita Income $8,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.28% -0.16%
Households -0.39% 0.0%
Families -2.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Indian Wells, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Wells to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 339 25th
Population Density1 # 408 10th
Diversity Index2 # 396 13th
Median Household Income # 374 17th
Per Capita Income # 423 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.