Needles, California

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Population in 2017: 5,007 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 2,544  (50.8%)
Females: 2,463  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92363.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,653 (it was $26,108 in 2000)
Needles:

$36,653
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,359 (it was $15,156 in 2000)

Needles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,658 (it was $65,300 in 2000)
Needles:

$99,658
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $352,001; detached houses: $373,576; townhouses or other attached units: $338,422; in 2-unit structures: $256,230; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,237; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $285,622; mobile homes: $71,759; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $4,265

Median gross rent in 2017: $622.

March 2019 cost of living index in Needles: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.6%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.2% for American Indian residents, 50.6% for other race residents, 19.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Needles, CA (2017)
    • 2,91457.5%White alone
    • 1,28025.3%Hispanic
    • 4478.8%American Indian alone
    • 2014.0%Two or more races
    • 871.7%Black alone
    • 821.6%Asian alone
    • 50.10%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Needles, California as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Needles is 186 to 1.


Crime rates in Needles by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(37.2)
5
(92.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(120.9)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.0)
3
(59.9)
4
(79.8)
6
(119.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(92.9)
6
(111.2)
1
(18.5)
7
(131.0)
14
(264.7)
3
(56.2)
3
(61.2)
6
(120.9)
5
(101.4)
7
(141.6)
4
(80.0)
6
(119.8)
4
(79.8)
2
(39.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(464.6)
61
(1,130)
28
(518.8)
14
(262.0)
21
(397.1)
16
(299.7)
9
(183.6)
11
(221.6)
8
(162.2)
18
(364.1)
18
(360.1)
38
(758.5)
29
(578.7)
51
(1,014)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
57
(1,059)
92
(1,705)
58
(1,075)
54
(1,010)
70
(1,324)
89
(1,667)
85
(1,734)
96
(1,934)
88
(1,784)
80
(1,618)
80
(1,601)
67
(1,337)
57
(1,137)
74
(1,471)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(2,676)
140
(2,595)
115
(2,131)
129
(2,414)
133
(2,515)
125
(2,342)
90
(1,836)
90
(1,813)
88
(1,784)
63
(1,274)
82
(1,641)
77
(1,537)
104
(2,075)
99
(1,968)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(483.2)
38
(704.2)
19
(352.0)
22
(411.7)
35
(661.8)
39
(730.6)
23
(469.3)
27
(544.0)
32
(648.8)
21
(424.8)
23
(460.2)
17
(339.3)
17
(339.3)
29
(576.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(92.9)
10
(185.3)
14
(259.4)
4
(74.9)
1
(18.9)
5
(93.7)
1
(20.4)
7
(141.0)
1
(20.3)
3
(60.7)
5
(100.0)
1
(20.0)
9
(179.6)
12
(238.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)370.4650.1297.9329.3435.2345.6328.3428.8367.8313.5382.6417.8393.3538.0

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City-data.com crime index in Needles, CA

Crime rate in Needles detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: English (6.9%), Irish (5.5%), American (4.3%), German (2.6%), Hungarian (1.9%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 29.8 square miles.

Population density: 168 people per square mile   (very low).

Needles, California map

194 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

3.8%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,221 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $910 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.84 N, Longitude: 114.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +689 (+13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,093 (64.3%)

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Needles, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Needles, CA in 2017
Needles satellite photo by USGS

Needles tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Needles, CA
Historical housing units in Needles, CA
Most common industries in Needles, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.7%)
  • Rail transportation (9.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Rail transportation (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.3%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Utilities (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Social assistance (11.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.7%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Needles, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Rail and water transportation workers (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Rail and water transportation workers (16.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)

Average climate in Needles, California

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Needles, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Needles-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 620% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from Needles center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 106.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from Needles center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 249.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 163.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 151.9 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 (44) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 23, Floods: 18, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Needles topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Needles:

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

Other hospitals and medical centers near Needles:

  • VALLEY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; FORT MOHAVE, AZ)

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:

  • Mohave Community College (about 45 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Nevada State College (about 82 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 93 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 98 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Yavapai College (about 125 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • College of the Desert (about 128 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Northcentral University (about 134 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)

Public high schools in Needles:

  • EDUCATIONAL TRAINING CENTER (Students: 3, Location: 1600 WASHINGTON ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • NEEDLES HIGH (Location: 1600 WASHINGTON ST., Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Needles:

  • NEEDLES ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 601 W BROADWAY ST, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Needles:

Private elementary/middle school in Needles:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Assembly of God Church 601 Broadway

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Shirley Breeden - Politician.

San Bernardino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

RAINBO BEACH (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Needles that have no violations reported:

  • NEEDLES KOA (Population served: 114, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Needles:

Marital status in Needles, CA
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Needles:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Needles
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic445,33455
Evangelical Protestant243,524832
Other80,047205
Mainline Protestant26,062135
Black Protestant14,96937
Orthodox3,86810
None1,221,406-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 301
San Bernardino County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
San Bernardino County:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
San Bernardino County:

16.2%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Needles:

45.3%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Needles:

22.1%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Needles:

11.0%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Needles:

35.6%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.3%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Needles:

77.3%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Needles, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 8$40,256$60,38413$13,888
Financial Administration 6$26,168$52,3360$0
Other Government Administration 6$40,256$80,5120$0
Streets and Highways 6$22,198$44,3960$0
Water Supply 4$18,447$55,3410$0
Electric Power 2$16,082$96,4920$0
Health 2$9,632$57,7921$1,889
Sewerage 2$10,024$60,1440$0
Transit 0$0 3$1,130
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 36$183,063$61,02117$16,907

Needles government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,713,000 ($941.28)
    Water Utilities: $2,046,000 ($408.63)
    Police Protection: $1,824,000 ($364.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,349,000 ($269.42)
    Sewerage: $1,064,000 ($212.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $918,000 ($183.34)
    Central Staff Services: $854,000 ($170.56)
    Regular Highways: $700,000 ($139.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $513,000 ($102.46)
    Transit Utilities: $288,000 ($57.52)
    General - Other: $165,000 ($32.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($25.56)
    Health - Other: $126,000 ($25.16)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,016,000 ($202.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $485,000 ($96.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $203,000 ($40.54)
    Water Utilities: $132,000 ($26.36)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($1.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,869,000 ($772.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $462,000 ($92.27)

Needles government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,310,000 ($261.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $955,000 ($190.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $777,000 ($155.18)
    Other: $34,000 ($6.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($6.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $254,000 ($50.73)
    Rents: $22,000 ($4.39)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($1.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($1.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,865,000 ($1570.80)
    Water Utilities: $1,921,000 ($383.66)
    Transit Utilities: $36,000 ($7.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $683,000 ($136.41)
    Transit Utilities: $415,000 ($82.88)
    Highways: $168,000 ($33.55)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($1.60)
  • Tax - Property: $1,717,000 ($342.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $917,000 ($183.14)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $565,000 ($112.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $499,000 ($99.66)
    Other License: $47,000 ($9.39)

Needles government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,763,000 ($5944.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,276,000 ($5847.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $487,000 ($97.26)

Needles government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,335,000 ($266.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,652,000 ($1727.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,832,000 ($365.89)

6.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.36% ($47,062 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.21% ($44,347)
from Orange County, CA  0.45% ($54,634)


6.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Riverside County, CA  1.44% ($51,234 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.41% ($44,592)
to Orange County, CA  0.44% ($65,610)
Businesses in Needles, CA
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Jack In The Box1
Big O Tires1Jones New York2
Carl\s Jr.1KFC1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Motel 61
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
GNC1

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.)
Needles fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Needles fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 69Number of bridges
  • 873ft / 266mTotal length
  • $401,000Total costs
  • 946,368Total average daily traffic
  • 406,578Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,111,377Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Needles, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 291960-1969
  • 281970-1979
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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

76 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Norman W Harris, 1400 Easy St, 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 in Needles, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Needles, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 47 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Needles, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Needles, CA
    • 7043.5%Outside Fires
    • 5131.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3723.0%Structure Fires
    • 31.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Needles, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Needles, California:

  • Rodeway Inn Needles, 1195 3RD St, Needles, California 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-4900, Fax: (760) 326-4980
  • Kiva Motel, 2104 W Broadway St, Needles, California 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-2212
  • Quality Inn Needles, 1195 3rd St - Bldg B, Needles, California 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-4900
  • Rio Del Sol Inn, 1111 Pashard St, Needles, California 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-5660
  • Best Western Colorado River Inn, 2371 Needles Hwy, Needles, California 92363 , Phone: (760) 326-4552, Fax: (760) 326-4562
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Needles, California
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Needles, CA
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 37.4%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Needles, CA
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 46.4%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Needles compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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