Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,007
Nationwide Rank 4720

Quick Facts

Needles, California is the 4,720th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Needles, California is a city.

Needles, California is currently 8.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Needles, California's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4710 La Crescent, Minnesota 5,028 1.7%
4711 West Salem, Wisconsin 5,026 5.3%
4712 Bridgeville, Pennsylvania 5,023 -5.8%
4713 Thatcher, Arizona 5,021 23.7%
4714 Krum, Texas 5,020 147.7%
4715 Manchester, Iowa 5,016 -4.9%
4716 Veneta, Oregon 5,016 81.0%
4717 Alexandria, Indiana 5,015 -16.8%
4718 Centreville, Illinois 5,012 -15.6%
4719 Sugarcreek, Pennsylvania 5,009 -5.8%
4720 Needles, California 5,007 1.7%
4721 Bolivar, Tennessee 5,002 -14.1%
4722 Johnstown, Ohio 5,002 45.3%
4723 Richland Center, Wisconsin 4,998 -2.9%
4724 Sulphur, Oklahoma 4,997 4.5%
4725 Redwood Falls, Minnesota 4,990 -9.1%
4726 Crossett, Arkansas 4,988 -17.9%
4727 Saltillo, Mississippi 4,987 46.8%
4728 Northvale, New Jersey 4,985 11.5%
4729 Staunton, Illinois 4,985 -3.0%
4730 Crestwood, Kentucky 4,982 90.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3092 Corte Madera 9,864 8.3%
3147 Orange Cove 9,604 22.2%
3175 Taft 9,425 6.8%
3229 Tiburon 9,165 5.3%
3262 Rio Vista 9,009 90.7%
3278 Waterford 8,947 27.8%
3317 Calimesa 8,817 24.4%
3320 Cloverdale 8,803 27.2%
3327 Live Oak 8,774 40.7%
3383 Los Altos Hills 8,580 4.1%
3415 Gonzales 8,479 10.2%
3425 Westlake Village 8,440 0.7%
3462 Firebaugh 8,328 28.9%
3498 Pismo Beach 8,237 -3.9%
3502 Rolling Hills Estates 8,226 6.9%
3543 Mammoth Lakes 8,132 14.0%
3629 Ione 7,827 9.2%
3691 Sebastopol 7,666 -1.7%
3694 Orland 7,656 21.0%
3695 Woodlake 7,649 14.6%
3713 Yreka 7,600 4.5%
3714 Fairfax 7,598 3.7%
3715 Corning 7,592 11.4%
3716 Escalon 7,588 24.2%
3719 Ojai 7,582 -3.6%
3727 Calipatria 7,558 2.9%
3742 Hughson 7,498 87.4%
3752 Cotati 7,479 15.0%
3780 Guadalupe 7,370 30.3%
3807 Fort Bragg 7,312 7.0%
3808 Huron 7,311 15.3%
3821 Winters 7,273 17.9%
3833 Atherton 7,238 0.5%
3863 Sausalito 7,141 -2.6%
3965 Loomis 6,809 8.9%
4040 Gridley 6,608 18.6%
4048 Holtville 6,597 17.8%
4086 Fowler 6,495 61.5%
4118 Crescent City 6,399 -14.9%
4184 St. Helena 6,196 4.1%
4246 Willows 6,041 -2.7%
4274 Colusa 5,963 9.7%
4304 Solvang 5,909 10.8%
4315 Villa Park 5,895 -1.1%
4332 Gustine 5,844 22.5%
4439 Woodside 5,564 0.9%
4493 Dos Palos 5,445 23.9%
4508 Indian Wells 5,404 34.0%
4509 La Habra Heights 5,403 -5.7%
4537 Williams 5,349 45.1%
4581 Calistoga 5,273 1.5%
4588 Big Bear Lake 5,262 -3.8%
4639 Buellton 5,135 33.7%
4720 Needles 5,007 1.7%
4804 Willits 4,875 -4.0%
4814 Sonora 4,857 6.5%
4855 Lakeport 4,762 -3.6%
4870 Jackson 4,740 18.8%
4878 Brisbane 4,721 31.2%
4951 Portola Valley 4,611 3.2%
5105 Del Mar 4,363 -0.8%
5331 San Joaquin 4,043 22.8%
5444 Carmel-by-the-Sea 3,897 -4.7%
5483 Wheatland 3,842 63.6%
5508 Angels 3,807 24.9%
5545 Avalon 3,764 20.1%
5549 Bishop 3,760 5.4%
5681 Monte Sereno 3,578 2.6%
5822 Rio Dell 3,408 7.6%
5919 Mount Shasta 3,302 -7.3%
6079 Nevada City 3,136 4.3%
6301 Yountville 2,924 -11.3%
6533 Weed 2,716 -8.4%
6700 Sutter Creek 2,575 11.7%
6746 Alturas 2,540 -11.8%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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