Lake Havasu Community Profile

Lake Havasu City is home for many successful businesses large and small. While tourism remains a major contributor to our economy, there is an ever growing and diversified business base comprised of hundreds of thriving recreation, light manufacturing, information, communication and service oriented companies.

High-performance boat and leisure craft manufacturers, service and call centers and many light manufactures have found success in Lake Havasu City.

The London Bridge and its adjacent English Village are the focal points of a resort complex of shops, restaurants and lodging facilities in Lake Havasu. Almost a million visitors bring nearly $75 million annually to the economy of Lake Havasu. Lake Havasu City is a Master Planned community with a strong, willing and affordable work force, in a right-to-work state. We have a safe, pollution-free family oriented environment that is free of the daily big city stress. Lake Havasu is situated within easy reach of Southern California, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Mexico.

Lake Havasu City, located right in the heart of the Colorado River, is the destination for millions of visitors each your who come to see the historic London Bridge and enjoy our mild winters. Lake Havasu’s strong infrastructure continues to experience strong growth. Lake Havasu is also the fastest growing city in Mohave County.

Lake Havasu City also offers favorable retail sales tax rates, real and personal property tax rates, as well as business incentives for new or relocating companies. Our beautiful desert surroundings help make Lake Havasu the Sunbelt’s favorite place to invest, work, play and raise a family. Lake Havasu City boasts a higher quality of life and old fashioned values very much welcomed in the American Home today. With our low crime rate, excellent schools, including Mohave Community College and a new Arizona State University satellite school about to open, outstanding medical facilities, beautifully maintained parks, world-class Aquatic and Community Center and year-round fun for everyone, Lake Havasu is the place to be!


Lake Havasu City Facts

Population in 2012 – 56,603
Average Household Income – $59,415
Median Household Income – $43,989
Square Miles – 43.1
Population Density – 1,363
Median Age – 47
Cost of Living Index – 99%

Democrat: 35.4%
Republican: 63.5%
Independent & Other: 1%

Sales Tax Information

State – 6.60%
Mohave County – 0.25%
Lake Havasu City – 2%
Transient Bed – 3%
Restaurant & Bar – 1%

Lake Havasu Education Statistics

Expenditures per Pupil – $3,183
Pupil / Teacher Ration – 20
Students / Librarian Ratio – 1,118
Students / Counselor Ratio – 805

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