Needles, CA

4,945 Population
30.8 square miles 160.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
160.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
76.0%
was 73.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.8%
was 4.3%
 
Percent Under 18
24.8%
was 26.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
21.2%
was 19.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
24.9%
was 27.7%
 
Median Household Income
$34,214
was $30,443
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.1
47.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
20
was 20.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
500.2
was 304.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,701.5
was 4,217.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,992
was 3,087
 
Median Rent
$582
was $578
 
Total Building Permits
3
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,061
was 2,138
 
Homeownership Rate
54.5%
was 50.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
3
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
97.1
was 100.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
49.8%
was 47.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.0
was 0.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.6
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
83.8%
was 84.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
75.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.8%
was 82.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
9.0%
was 9.5%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
90.2%
was 90.7%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0%
 
Revenue
$5,498,846
was $6,264,027
 
Expenditure
$6,978,841
was $6,999,291
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,117
was $1,282
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,418
was $1,433
 

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