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Indio is a city in Riverside County, in the Riverside-San Bernardino metro area.
The community was named for the large number of Indians who lived here when it was a railroad construction camp.
The latitude of Indio is 33.720N. The longitude is -116.214W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is -13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 58,241.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Indio 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 92236 ZIP code.
4% of Indio residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Indio ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Indio was $13,525, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Indio residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Indio, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,000.
Libraries in Indio include Max T. McCandless Branch Library Indio ... View libraries
TV stations in Indio include K06MB, KEVC-CA, KVER-CA.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KCRI.
Riverside County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Indio political report.
The average commute time for Indio workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 22 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Indio between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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