StatisticNeedlesCaliforniaNational
Population4,94539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)16025691
Median age41.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%46%43%
Speak English92%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Needles is 37% lower than California
  • The median age in Needles is 16% higher than California
  • In Needles 79.37% of the population is White
  • In Needles 1.74% of the population is Black
  • In Needles 1.38% of the population is Asian

Compare Needles, CA Demographics

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      Needles population breakdown by race

      RaceNeedlesCaliforniaNational
      White79.37%61.26%73.35%
      Black1.74%5.85%12.63%
      Asian1.38%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian11.16%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.51%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race3.66%4.62%3.06%
      Other race2.18%13.28%4.75%
      In Needles, 22.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Needles age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Needles, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).