Needles, California

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Population in 2013: 4,926 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 2,462  (50.0%)
Females: 2,464  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92363.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,069 (it was $26,108 in 2000)
Needles:

$29,069
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,567 (it was $15,156 in 2000)

Needles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,267 (it was $65,300 in 2000)
Needles:

$100,267
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $256,398; Detached houses: $274,924; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,898; In 2-unit structures: $269,689; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,619; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,373; Mobile homes: $45,870; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $78,058

Median gross rent in 2013: $589.

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  • Races in Needles, CA (2013)

    Needles races chart
    • 2,80556.6%White alone
    • 1,08121.8%Hispanic
    • 4218.5%American Indian alone
    • 1282.6%Black alone
    • 1192.4%Two or more races
    • 891.8%Asian alone
    • 220.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Needles: 110.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.1%), United States (9.8%), English (6.6%), German (5.7%), Italian (3.2%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 29.8 square miles.

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

Needles,CA real estate house value index trend

Needles, California map

For population 25 years and over in Needles:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Needles city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 38.9%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

217 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

4.4%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Needles, California as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Needles to the number of sex offenders is 246 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,125 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $805 (0.9%)

Needles satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 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: +518 (+10.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 951 (54.2%)

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 2013
Murders 0000010100101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.018.50.018.70.00.020.40.020.3
Rapes 1322250020061
per 100,000 20.359.938.137.537.292.70.00.037.80.00.0120.920.3
Robberies 46465617143365
per 100,000 81.3119.876.2112.492.9111.218.5131.0264.756.261.2120.9101.4
Assaults 202729252561281421169118
per 100,000 406.5539.1552.7468.4464.61,130.5518.8262.0397.1299.7183.6221.6162.2
Burglaries 54647664579258547089859688
per 100,000 1,097.61,278.01,448.41,199.21,059.31,705.01,074.71,010.51,323.51,667.31,734.31,934.31,784.3
Thefts 91139127114144140115129133125909088
per 100,000 1,849.62,775.62,420.42,136.02,676.12,594.52,130.82,413.92,514.72,341.71,836.41,813.41,784.3
Auto thefts 13133521263819223539232732
per 100,000 264.2259.6667.0393.5483.2704.2352.0411.7661.8730.6469.3544.0648.8
Arson 655151014415171
per 100,000 122.099.895.318.792.9185.3259.474.918.993.720.4141.020.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 266.3374.2376.5324.6335.6589.1270.0298.4394.4313.2297.5388.5333.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Needles detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -720 (-13.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Needles: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Needles, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Needles center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from the city 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 Needles 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 (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: 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

Birthplace of: Shirley Breeden - Politician.

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:

Public elementary/middle schools in Needles:

Private elementary/middle school in Needles:

  • NEEDLES SDA SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 1405 LILLYHILL DR; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Needles

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.2

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.8%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 51.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 16.0% 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
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, California environmental map by EPA

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Needles compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
California average:

15.4

Needles travel time to work - commute Needles mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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.
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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
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
Health 2$9,632$57,7921$1,889
Sewerage 2$10,024$60,1440$0
Parks and Recreation 8$40,256$60,38413$13,888
Water Supply 4$18,447$55,3410$0
Electric Power 2$16,082$96,4920$0
Transit 0$0 3$1,130
Totals for Government 36$183,063$61,02117$16,907

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.60% ($38,459 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.28% ($35,688)
from Orange County, CA  0.43% ($42,770)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($451 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.77% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  1.53% ($40,820)
to Orange County, CA  0.49% ($44,337)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Needles fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 277m909ftTotal length
  • $4,310,000Total costs
  • 629,516Total average daily traffic
  • 264,912Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 261970-1979
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:

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
Carl\s Jr.1KFC1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Motel 61
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
GNC1

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