Latest Data (2018)
Population 4,982
Nationwide Rank 4739

Quick Facts

Needles, California is the 4,739th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Needles, California is a city.

Needles, California is currently 9.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Needles, California's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4729 Wildwood, New Jersey 4,998 -7.8%
4730 Alexandria, Indiana 4,997 -17.1%
4731 Hazard, Kentucky 4,997 2.7%
4732 South Barrington, Illinois 4,993 31.9%
4733 Bridgeville, Pennsylvania 4,990 -6.5%
4734 Primera, Texas 4,989 42.2%
4735 Krum, Texas 4,988 146.1%
4736 Keyser, West Virginia 4,985 -6.9%
4737 Redwood Falls, Minnesota 4,985 -9.2%
4738 Manchester, Iowa 4,982 -5.5%
4739 Needles, California 4,982 1.2%
4740 Fairfield, Illinois 4,981 -7.8%
4741 Oak Point, Texas 4,974 177.8%
4742 Barling, Arkansas 4,973 19.4%
4743 Staunton, Illinois 4,972 -3.3%
4744 Cave Springs, Arkansas 4,970 358.4%
4745 Kingsford, Michigan 4,970 -10.3%
4746 Platte City, Missouri 4,968 27.2%
4747 Port Allen, Louisiana 4,968 -5.6%
4748 Centreville, Illinois 4,965 -16.4%
4749 Sugarcreek, Pennsylvania 4,965 -6.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3126 Corte Madera 9,802 7.6%
3163 Orange Cove 9,571 21.8%
3195 Taft 9,396 6.5%
3226 Rio Vista 9,239 95.6%
3254 Tiburon 9,115 4.8%
3294 Waterford 8,957 27.9%
3299 Calimesa 8,937 26.1%
3316 Cloverdale 8,878 28.3%
3346 Live Oak 8,771 40.6%
3408 Los Altos Hills 8,559 3.9%
3461 Gonzales 8,382 8.9%
3464 Ione 8,363 16.7%
3468 Westlake Village 8,352 -0.3%
3472 Firebaugh 8,336 29.0%
3526 Pismo Beach 8,213 -4.2%
3548 Rolling Hills Estates 8,141 5.7%
3551 Mammoth Lakes 8,127 13.9%
3678 Sebastopol 7,768 -0.4%
3714 Orland 7,644 20.8%
3717 Woodlake 7,640 14.4%
3722 Guadalupe 7,625 34.9%
3727 Cotati 7,599 16.8%
3733 Escalon 7,587 24.2%
3737 Yreka 7,556 3.9%
3738 Fairfax 7,555 3.1%
3740 Corning 7,553 10.9%
3743 Hughson 7,551 88.8%
3757 Ojai 7,496 -4.7%
3783 Calipatria 7,412 0.9%
3801 Fort Bragg 7,359 7.7%
3822 Huron 7,288 15.0%
3823 Winters 7,286 18.1%
3858 Atherton 7,187 -0.1%
3888 Sausalito 7,100 -3.2%
3969 Loomis 6,823 9.1%
3976 Crescent City 6,805 -9.5%
3996 Fowler 6,751 67.9%
4024 Holtville 6,678 19.3%
4054 Gridley 6,613 18.7%
4215 St. Helena 6,152 3.4%
4263 Willows 6,020 -3.1%
4300 Colusa 5,911 8.7%
4318 Solvang 5,876 10.2%
4331 Gustine 5,855 22.7%
4340 Villa Park 5,839 -2.0%
4472 Dos Palos 5,520 25.6%
4477 Woodside 5,510 0.0%
4515 Indian Wells 5,440 34.9%
4551 La Habra Heights 5,353 -6.6%
4564 Williams 5,324 44.4%
4566 Calistoga 5,322 2.5%
4585 Big Bear Lake 5,281 -3.4%
4666 Buellton 5,109 33.0%
4739 Needles 4,982 1.2%
4767 Lakeport 4,936 -0.1%
4769 Willits 4,935 -2.8%
4822 Sonora 4,870 6.8%
4869 Jackson 4,781 19.8%
4922 Brisbane 4,693 30.4%
4968 Portola Valley 4,598 3.0%
5137 Del Mar 4,347 -1.2%
5359 San Joaquin 4,032 22.5%
5459 Angels 3,897 27.9%
5463 Wheatland 3,889 65.7%
5483 Carmel-by-the-Sea 3,859 -5.6%
5571 Bishop 3,746 5.0%
5586 Avalon 3,723 18.8%
5768 Monte Sereno 3,487 0.0%
5848 Rio Dell 3,390 7.1%
5942 Mount Shasta 3,287 -7.7%
6096 Nevada City 3,142 4.5%
6256 Yountville 2,982 -9.6%
6561 Weed 2,704 -8.8%
6665 Sutter Creek 2,612 13.3%
6788 Alturas 2,509 -12.9%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 4,982 4,739
2017 5,007 4,720
2016 4,988 4,727
2015 4,984 4,712
2014 4,969 4,708
2013 4,926 4,721
2012 4,912 4,716
2011 4,889 4,719
2010 4,844 4,723
2009 5,302 4,434
2008 5,293 4,420
2007 5,314 4,377
2006 5,316 4,359
2005 5,342 4,332
2004 5,338 4,314
2003 5,263 4,332
2002 5,189 4,345
2001 5,135 4,355
2000 4,920 4,448
1990 5,475 3,818