It is one of the many communities of the Black Hills Indian Reservation. Niland is located 4.4 miles east of the Salton Sea. Calipatria is 7.75 miles to the south. According to the 2010 census, the population of Niland is 1,006. Mexicans account for 61.4% of the cdp's population. There are 489 housing units in Niland. The average houseold size is 2.1 persons per housing unit. Elevation is -141 feet below sea level. Zip code is 92257. Below are several google earth photos of Niland.