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Riverside County and San Bernardino County to the north form this metro area. Like many such metro areas in the Southwest, it extends far into uninhabited desert areas, in this case east through the Mojave Desert to the Nevada/Arizona border. Larger than nine U.S. states, it is often referred to as the Inland Empire. Cities in the western portion, including Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario, and a patchwork of other communities, are developed suburbs of the Los Angeles area with a rapidly growing and increasingly self-sufficient economy.

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Quick Facts About Indio

    The unemployment rate in Indio is 7.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Indio jobs have Increased by 3.40 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Indio's cost of living is 15.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Indio's population is 87,533 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 137.91 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Indio is $260,800. Home appreciation the last year has been -28.68 percent.
    Indio public schools spend $11,214 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.8 students per teacher in Indio.

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The city is growing much to fast. When we moved here in 2001 there was only 30,000 now the city is over... (read more)
Where have all the small towns gone
what can I say. It is always hot. Nov thru Feb it is wonderful. The rest of the time, yuk. The Coachella Valley has grown so quickly. The jobs aren't here to... (read more)
I've lived in Indio for over 25 years. I have seen the surrounding communities grow and improve their tax base tremendously. It is as if Indio is really an oasis where... (read more)
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