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Population in 2012: 4,912 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 

Males: 2,454  (50.0%)
Females: 2,458  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 92363.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,460 (it was $26,108 in 2000)
Needles:

$27,460
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,688

Needles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,690 (it was $65,300 in 2000)
Needles:

$103,690
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $176,964; Detached houses: $202,153; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,190; Mobile homes: $71,992; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $485,366

Median gross rent in 2012: $670.

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  • White alone - 3,361 (69.1%)
  • Hispanic - 633 (13.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 528 (10.8%)
  • Black alone - 163 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 96 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 58 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 28 (0.6%)

Races in Needles detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Needles: 111.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (12.3%), German (8.1%), English (7.6%), United States (5.1%), Italian (3.3%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 29.8 square miles.

Population density: 165 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Needles:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Needles city:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 19.9%

191 residents are foreign born (0.9% North America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:  3.9%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Needles, California as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Needles to the number of sex offenders is 223 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Henderson, NV (85.6 miles , pop. 175,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (99.9 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (171.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Arizona Village, AZ (1.4 miles ), Willow Valley, AZ (2.4 miles ), Mojave Ranch Estates, AZ (2.8 miles) , Mohave Valley, AZ (2.9 miles ), Golden Shores, AZ (2.9 miles ), Mesquite Creek, AZ (3.0 miles ), Topock, AZ (3.3 miles) , Fort Mohave, AZ (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $270,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $299,200
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $351,100
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $285,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.84 N, Longitude: 114.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +674 (+13.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,003 (56.2%)

Area code: 760

Needles household income distribution Needles home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Needles by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.018.50.018.70.00.020.40.0
Rapes 132225002006
per 100,000 20.359.938.137.537.292.70.00.037.80.00.0120.9
Robberies 4646561714336
per 100,000 81.3119.876.2112.492.9111.218.5131.0264.756.261.2120.9
Assaults 20272925256128142116911
per 100,000 406.5539.1552.7468.4464.61130.5518.8262.0397.1299.7183.6221.6
Burglaries 546476645792585470898596
per 100,000 1097.61278.01448.41199.21059.31705.01074.71010.51323.51667.31734.31934.3
Thefts 911391271141441401151291331259090
per 100,000 1849.62775.62420.42136.02676.12594.52130.82413.92514.72341.71836.41813.4
Auto thefts 131335212638192235392327
per 100,000 264.2259.6667.0393.5483.2704.2352.0411.7661.8730.6469.3544.0
Arson 65515101441517
per 100,000 122.099.895.318.792.9185.3259.474.918.993.720.4141.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 266.1373.9376.2324.4335.3588.6269.8298.2394.1312.9297.2388.2

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Crime rate in Needles detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

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Needles, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -720 (-13.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Rail and water transportation workers (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Needles-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1992 at 21:18:27, a magnitude 5.4 (5.3 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.4 ML, Depth: 0.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 17:38:48, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.9 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from Needles center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:51:48, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 ML) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/8/1992 at 02:23:11, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.7 ML, 4.9 ML, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 10:20:52, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 ML) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from Needles center
On 10/29/2002 at 14:16:54, a magnitude 4.8 (4.6 MW, 4.8 ML, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Bernardino County (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 21, Floods: 16, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Needles topographic map

Birthplace of: Shirley Breeden - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Needles:

  • COLORADO RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1401 BAILEY AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Needles:

  • VALLEY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; FORT MOHAVE, AZ)

Political contributions by individuals in Needles, CA

Airports located in Needles:

Amtrak station:

NEEDLES (900 FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Needles:

  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 93 miles; Las Vegas, NV; Full-time enrollment: 19,233)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 98 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 10,108)
  • University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus (about 100 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 3,102)
  • College of the Desert (about 128 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 3,751)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 149 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 4,082)
  • Arizona Western College (about 150 miles; Yuma, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,672)
  • Mt. San Jacinto Community College District (about 153 miles; San Jacinto, CA; FT enrollment: 6,356)

Public high schools in Needles:

Public elementary/middle schools in Needles:

Private elementary/middle school in Needles:

  • NEEDLES SDA SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 1405 LILLYHILL DR; Grades: KG - 8)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Assembly of God Church 601 Broadway

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Notable locations in Needles: Needles Municipal Golf Course (A), Baker Emergency Medical Services (B), San Bernardino County Fire Department Station 31 Needles (C), Baker Emergency Medical Service (D), Needles Branch San Bernardino County Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Needles Town Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Needles include: Assembly of God Church (A), Christian Church of Needles (B), Church of Christ (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Faith Chapel Church of God (E), First Southern Baptist Church (F), Grace Lutheran Church (G), Saint Anns Catholic Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverview Cemetery (1), Fort Mojave Burial Grounds (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Needles include: Ed Parry Park (1), Needles Recreation Area (2), Duke Watkins Park (3), Jack Smith Memorial Park (4), Manny Morris Park (5), Needles Marina Park (6), Needles Municipal Aquatics Center (7), Nikki Bunch-Franz Flowers Park (8), Santa Fe Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Royal Inn (1111 Pashard Street) (1), Best Western Colorado River In (2371 West Broadway) (2), Best Hotel Needles (1900 Needles Highway) (3), Best Value Inn (1102 East Broadway Street) (4), Budget Inn of Needles (2104 Needles Highway) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
San Bernardino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

22.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Needles and their reported violations in the past:

NEEDLES KOA KAMPGROUND (Population served: 114, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
LAUGHLIN INFORMATION CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.8%
(27.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 28.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.7% for American Indian residents, 42.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Needles, CA

5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Needles compared to California state average:

Needles, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Needles (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Needles Branch at 1001 West Broadway, branch established on 1934/12/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Needles, California:

  • Rodeway Inn Needles, 1195 3RD St, Needles, CA 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-4900, Fax: (760) 326-4980
  • Motel 6, 1420 J St, Needles, CA 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-3399
  • Best Western Inn, 2371 W Broadway St, Needles, CA 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-4552
  • Imperial 400 Motel, 644 W Broadway St, Needles, CA 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-2145
  • Kiva Motel, 2104 W Broadway St, Needles, CA 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-2212
  • River Valley Motor Lodge, 1707 W Broadway, Needles, CA 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-3839
  • Quality Inn Needles, 1195 3rd St - Bldg B, Needles, CA 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-4900
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Needles, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Needles travel time to work - commute


Needles mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Needles city (based on San Bernardino County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.00%
Here42.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents62.1%7.2%5.1%3.6%2.7%
Congregations7.4%7.5%11.3%5.1%0.9%
NameMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents1.8%1.6%1.6%1.5%12.7%
Congregations0.8%3.8%7.8%0.8%54.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 301
San Bernardino County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
San Bernardino County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
San Bernardino County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
Here:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Bernardino County:

27.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$44,307$59,0760$0
Other Government Administration 6$26,451$52,9020$0
Police - Other 2$6,642$39,8522$1,539
Streets and Highways 6$17,701$35,4020$0
Welfare 0$0 3$1,864
Sewerage 5$23,092$55,4210$0
Parks and Recreation 18$42,066$28,04414$11,907
Water Supply 8$50,672$76,0080$0
Electric Power 15$86,678$69,3420$0
Totals for Government 69$297,609$51,75819$15,310


7.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($485 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.12%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  3.43% ($39,463 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.22% ($38,294)
from Orange County, CA  0.68% ($46,220)


7.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
California average:

6.27%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($390 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.10%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Riverside County, CA  1.74% ($44,978 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.57% ($37,904)
to Orange County, CA  0.49% ($46,332)

Strongest AM radio stations in Needles:

  • KTOX (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CREATIVE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZZZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFLG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Needles:

  • KFLG-FM (94.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNKK (107.1 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KADD (93.5 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: M&M BROADCASTING LLC)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • KLUK (97.9 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • K240CL (95.9 FM; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K256AA (99.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K264AB (100.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K268AC (101.5 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K242AQ (96.3 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KRRN (92.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K224BV (92.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: RICHARD R. FULKERSON)
  • K280EH (103.9 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: JANE G. BREDER)
  • KGMN (100.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KHWY (98.9 FM; ESSEX, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KVGS (107.9 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Needles:

  • KACN-LP (Channel 26; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Needles, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 49
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 67
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 66
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 126
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 208
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 310
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 81
  • Fatalities: 223
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 541
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 42

See more detailed statistics of Needles fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 45
Total length: 261 meters (856ft)
Total costs: $4,310,000
Total average daily traffic: 571,116
Total average daily truck traffic: 238,048

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 16
  • 1970-1979: 26
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Needles, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Needles)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Needles, CA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Needles)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: NORTHWING APACHE TRIKE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 26346 , Serial Number: 5148, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Norman W Harris, 1400 Easy St, Needles, CA 92363
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3435S , Serial Number: 18255835, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Angelina O Johnson, 120 J St, Needles, CA 92363
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 0-58B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48914 , Serial Number: 058B-6942, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): John Edward Tayloe, Po Box 17, Needles, CA 92363
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93457 , Serial Number: 780, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 1108 Bailey Ave, Needles, CA 92363



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$181,3503$173,9677$158,9811$67,7003$162,4873$162,913
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$314,3000$01$262,6900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$91,0307$170,9211$11,1001$211,6601$198,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$57,6000$04$156,7730$01$167,1300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$124,4300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00 , 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$249,8401$188,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$78,0801$40,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00 , 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Needles, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6570.8 years
William5473.5 years
John5172.5 years
James4566.2 years
Mary3376.9 years
Charles2773.2 years
George2370.5 years
Thomas2271.3 years
Dorothy2080.6 years
Harold2072.7 years
Most common last names in Needles, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3370.5 years
Johnson1971.8 years
Davis1267.1 years
Williams1268.2 years
Brown1173.2 years
Thompson1173.3 years
Lewis1077.5 years
Jackson968.9 years
King977.3 years
Campbell966.6 years
Businesses in Needles, CA
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Jack In The Box1
Big O Tires1Jones New York2
Curves1KFC1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Motel 61
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS2

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