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People

Total Population 4,942
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,716
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 38.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,781
% Above Poverty Level 72.3%
% Below Poverty Level 27.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.3%
Median Gross Rent $578
Median House Value $85,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 16%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Needles Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles S of Henderson, Nevada (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles S of Las Vegas, Nevada
County San Bernardino
Standard Zip Codes 92363
Phone Area Codes 760
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.848
Longitude -114.613

Needles Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEEDLES AP
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 65 F
Apr Temp 57 to 86 F
Jul Temp 83 to 109 F
Oct Temp 62 to 89 F
Annual Precip 5.1 inches
Station LAUGHLIN
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 63 F
Apr Temp 55 to 84 F
Jul Temp 81 to 108 F
Oct Temp 61 to 88 F
Annual Precip 4.2 inches
Station KINGMAN NO 2
Distance 41.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 10 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Needles, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chemehuevi (92363)

Chemehuevi Valley (92363)

Havasu Lake (92363)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Needles Hospitals

COLORADO RIVER MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
1401 BAILEY AVE
(760) 326-4531
Emergency Service: Yes

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Needles High Schools

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NEEDLES SENIOR HIGH
1900 ERIN DR.
760-326-2191
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 270 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.7

EDUCATIONAL TRAINING CENTER (CONT)
651 N ST.
760-326-2092
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 29 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 29

NEEDLES COMMUNITY DAY
1900 ERIN DR.
760-326-2191
A Non-traditional School
Serves 5 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5

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