Needles, CA has a population of 4,945 and is the 6,532nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 160 per sq mi which is 31% lower than the California average and 77% higher than the national average. The median age in Needles is 42 which is approximately 16% higher than the California average of 36. In Needles, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 52% of Needles residents were born in California, 44% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.