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The Indian Wells Census Designated Place had a population of 247 as of July 1, 2017. Indian Wells ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Indian Wells is located at latitude 35.4092 and longitude -110.1144 in Navajo County. 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. Navajo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,800 feet.

The Indian Wells Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582801) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Indian Wells Census Designated Place is located within Indian Wells Division of Navajo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Indian Wells population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Indian Wells, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 247
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 205
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 247
Population in Familes 227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $27,495
Average Household Income $39,335
Per Capita Income $10,441


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $140,816


Total Households 58
Average Household Size 4.26
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% 0.0%
Households -0.69% 0.0%
Families -2.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -1.53%
Per Capita Income   0.85%

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, 2017 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 # 337 25th
Population Density # 409 10th
Diversity Index # 391 14th
Median Household Income # 372 18th
Per Capita Income # 390 14th

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