Find out why the City of Indio is also the City of Opportunity


  • The largest and fastest growing city in eastern Riverside County with population of approximately 90,000
  • More than 4,300 new housing units being planned or under construction
  • Indio Police Department chosen as 1 of 15 law enforcement agencies in the nation as a model for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing
  • City Council approved $31 million in street repairs and upgrades, for Fiscal Year 2021-22


  • Top 500 Fastest Growing Economies in the US by WalletHub.com
  • Most residential building permits issued in the Coachella Valley according to the Desert Valley Builders Association
  • Indio Marketplace (formerly Indio Fashion Mall) planned as an entertainment and lifestyle center


  • Award-winning schools in Desert Sands Unified School District & Coachella Valley Unified School District
  • Indio is home to the only law school in Riverside County – the California Desert Trial Academy College of Law located in Downtown Indio
  • College of the Desert is the fastest growing community college district in California—currently expanding its downtown Indio campus to double the number of students


  • Loma Linda University Children’s Health in downtown Indio is now open and serves 135,000 children in the region, with a pediatric urgent care clinic
  • JFK Memorial Hospital plans for major expansion and remodel of admitting building, emergency department, a new hospital entrance and parking lot expansion