Needles is located in southeast California. Needles is part of San Bernardino County. Needles has 30.81 square miles of land area and 0.47 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Needles population is 4,923, which has grown 1.93% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Needles median household income is $33,045 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.57% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Needles median house value is $102,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 42.62% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Needles is worse than the state average in quality. The Needles area code is 760.