Lake Havasu City, Arizona

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Population in 2013: 52,844 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.0%
Males: 25,254  (47.8%)
Females: 27,590  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  53.7 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86406.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,398 (it was $36,499 in 2000)
Lake Havasu City:

$42,398
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,544 (it was $20,403 in 2000)

Lake Havasu City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $180,252 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Lake Havasu City:

$180,252
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $202,093; Detached houses: $224,360; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,651; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,216; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $33,834; Mobile homes: $38,182

Median gross rent in 2013: $834.

  • Races in Lake Havasu City, AZ (2013)

    Lake Havasu City races chart
    • 44,67984.2%White alone
    • 6,23811.8%Hispanic
    • 5401.0%Asian alone
    • 4730.9%Black alone
    • 4860.9%American Indian alone
    • 5000.9%Two or more races
    • 120.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.02%Other race alone

Races in Lake Havasu City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Havasu City: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.8%), Irish (13.3%), English (10.2%), United States (5.5%), Italian (4.9%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1978

Land area: 43.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,228 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Havasu City,AZ real estate house value index trend

Lake Havasu City, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Havasu City:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Havasu City city:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

2,867 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This city:

5.4%
Arizona:

13.5%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Lake Havasu City, Arizona as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Havasu City to the number of sex offenders is 1,390 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,075 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,076 (0.6%)

Lake Havasu City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Henderson, NV (113.9 miles , pop. 175,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (128.6 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (144.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Desert Hills, AZ (2.3 miles ), Crystal Beach, AZ (2.7 miles ), Topock, AZ (4.3 miles) , Parker Strip, AZ (4.4 miles ), Cienega Springs, AZ (4.6 miles ), Bluewater, CA (4.7 miles ), Golden Shores, AZ (4.7 miles ), Bluewater, AZ (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 544 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 1998: 712 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1999: 869 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2000: 948 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2001: 1133 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2002: 1303 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 1361 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2004: 1157 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2005: 888 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2006: 536 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2007: 231 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2008: 67 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2009: 67 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2010: 81 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2011: 90 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2012: 141 buildings, average cost: $179,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.49 N, Longitude: 114.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,887 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,177 (81.2%)

Area code: 928

Lake Havasu City household income distribution Lake Havasu City home values distribution

Crime rates in Lake Havasu City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 112233513121
per 100,000 2.32.24.24.05.55.28.51.75.11.93.71.9
Rapes 01981710201819261017
per 100,000 0.02.219.015.830.917.434.131.232.548.818.732.1
Robberies 5210101111810123711
per 100,000 11.54.521.119.820.019.113.617.420.55.613.120.8
Assaults 57788280111771017172683958
per 100,000 131.4174.9172.8158.2201.8134.0172.1123.2123.3127.672.9109.7
Burglaries 228323263327315321307244323228256285
per 100,000 525.6724.2554.1646.8572.6558.7523.0423.5553.0428.0478.4538.8
Thefts 1,0391,2721,4761,4301,3451,2431,3881,0569559741,012899
per 100,000 2,395.02,852.03,109.72,828.42,444.82,163.52,364.61,832.81,635.11,828.41,891.11,699.7
Auto thefts 1041421421751821511188584668868
per 100,000 239.7318.4299.2346.1330.8262.8201.0147.5143.8123.9164.4128.6
Arson 713748111085546
per 100,000 16.129.114.77.914.519.117.013.98.69.47.511.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.1) 187.7234.8253.7246.3248.4205.3232.0174.5184.3184.6164.6175.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lake Havasu City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 115 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Arizona average:

1.85

Lake Havasu City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17,100 (+68.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lake Havasu City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lake Havasu City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 596% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 128.7 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 121.2 miles away from Lake Havasu City center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 268.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 150.3 miles away from Lake Havasu City center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 138.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mohave County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Havasu City topographic map

Birthplace of: Crystal Harris - Singer, Ryan Reynolds (American football) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Havasu City:

  • HAVASU REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 101 CIVIC CENTER LANE)
  • HOSPICE OF HAVASU, INC. (365 SOUTH LAKE HAVASU AVE)
  • LAKE HAVASU DIALYSIS (FMC) (1761 MCCULLOCH BLVD STE G)
  • HAVASU REGIONAL MED CENTER HOME HEALTH (1851 MESQUITE BOULEVARD, SUITE 206)
  • HAVASU NURSING CENTER (3576 KEARSAGE DRIVE)
  • HAVASU SAMARITAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (101 CIVIC CENTER LANE)
  • LAKE HILLS INN (2781 OSBORN DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Lake Havasu City:

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Amtrak station:

LAKE HAVASU CITY (RAMADA INN, 271 S. LAKE HAVASU AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

College/University in Lake Havasu City:

  • Charles of Italy Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 84; Location: 1987 McCulloch Blvd, Suite 205; Private, for-profit; Website: www.charlesofitaly.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Havasu City:

  • Mohave Community College (about 57 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Yavapai College (about 106 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Nevada State College (about 110 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Northcentral University (about 116 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 122 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Arizona Western College (about 126 miles; Yuma, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 127 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lake Havasu City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lake Havasu City:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 256; Location: 1605 MCCULLOCH BLVD S; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GUIDING LIGHT CHRISTIAN EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 129; Location: 220 MESCAL LN; Grades: PK - 1)
  • OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 3045 ARAPAHO DR; Grades: PK - 10)
See full list of schools located in Lake Havasu City

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • other zip codes are 86405 and 86404. added by mandy

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Notable locations in Lake Havasu City: Lake Harasu Golf Course (A), Aviation Square Industrial Business Park (B), Easystreet Industrial Center (C), Havasu Commerce Center (D), Kiowa Business Park (E), Lake Havasu City Municipal Court (F), Lake Havasu Museum of History (G), Mohave County Library District Lake Havasu City Branch (H), Lake Havasu City Fire Department Station 5 (I), Lake Havasu City Fire Department Station 4 (J), Lake Havasu City Fire Department Station 3 (K), Lake Havasu City Fire Department Station 2 (L), Lake Havasu City Fire Department Station 1 (M), Lake Havasu City Police Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: McCulloch Center Shopping Center (1), Smith's Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Havasu City include: Hilltop Community Church (A), Havasu Christian Church (B), Grace Episcopal Church (C), God's Grace Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), Community Presbyterian Church (F), Christ Alive Worship Center (G), Calvary Chapel of Lake Havasu (H), Calvary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sandwood Drain (A), San Juan Drain (B), Sage Drain (C), Smoketree Wash (D), Falls Springs Wash (E), Agua Wash (F), Pima Wash (G), Baysinger Drain (H), Broadwater Drain (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Spot (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3612 Jamaica Boulevard South) (1), Havasu Hot Laps (Amusement & Theme Parks; 525 Lake Havasu Avenue North) (2), Lake Havasu Tourism Bureau (314 London Bridge Road) (3), Bridgewater Banquets & Catering (Tours & Charters; 1477 Queens Bay) (4), Arizona Watersports (Tours & Charters; 655 Kiowa Ave) (5), Bluewater Jetboat Tours (Tours & Charters; 501 English Village) (6), Action Adventure Rentals Inc. (Tours & Charters; 440 London Bridge Rd. # 2) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Motel 6 Lakeside (111 London Bridge Road) (1), Agave Inn Agave Retail Plaza (1420 McCulloch Boulevard North) (2), Havasu Travelodge (480 London Bridge Road) (3), Best Western Lake Place Inn (31 Wings Loop) (4), McCulloch Realty Corporation - Rentals- Vacation Rental Center (2035 North Palo Verde) (5), Hidden Palms All Suite Inn (2100 SWanson Avenue) (6), Bridgeview Motel (101 London Bridge Road) (7), A Step Above (2190 Birch Square) (8), Nautical Inn Resort (1000 McCulloch Blvd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Lake Havasu City City - Consolidated Courts (2001 College Drive) (1), Mohave County - Superior Court Judges- Superior Court Judge- Divisio (2001 College Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Mohave County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Havasu City and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE HAVASU CITY OF (Address: 900 LONDON BRIDGE RD , Population served: 54,610, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-10-2005 to DEC-06-2006)
  • 78 regular monitoring violations
SANDPOINT MARINA RV (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
HAVASU HEIGHTS DWID (Address: 7931 N BARKER DR - LOT 45 , Population served: 395, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
POWELL LOADING STATION (Address: 3537 N WINIFRED WAY , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PARADISE TRAILS PIONEER VALLEY WS (Address: 500 N LAKE HAVASU AVE, STE C100 , Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-15-2009 to FEB-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.2%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.0% for American Indian residents, 67.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 22.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lake Havasu City in 2010:

  • 142 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in college/university student housing
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Lake Havasu City in 2000:

  • 233 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Lake Havasu City, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Lake Havasu City compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Banks with most branches in Lake Havasu City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lake Havasu City-Southside Basha's B, Lake Havasu City Branch, Lake Havasu City Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lake Havasu North Branch, Lake Havasu Branch, Lake Havasu Airport Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Mohave State Bank: Lake Havasu Avenue Branch at 1021 North Lake Havasu Avenue, branch established on 2003/03/17; at 1771 Mcculloch Boulevard, branch established on 1991/10/15. Info updated 2010/07/22: Bank assets: $282.8 mil, Deposits: $243.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank Corp.
  • Horizon Community Bank: at 225 North Lake Havasu Avenue, branch established on 2002/12/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $156.3 mil, Deposits: $141.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Horizon Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Acoma And Lake Havasu Branch at 10 South Acoma Boulevard, branch established on 1969/04/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • National Bank of Arizona: Lake Havasu Branch at 1041 North Lake Havasu Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/08. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • SunBank, National Association: Lake Havasu In Store Branch at 5695 Hwy 95 N, branch established on 2008/06/11. Info updated 2010/07/12: Bank assets: $31.4 mil, Deposits: $23.9 mil, headquarters in Phoenix, AZ, negative income in the last year, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • First Savings Bank: Lake Havasu City Branch at 1041 Acoma Blvd South, branch established on 2003/08/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $436.6 mil, Deposits: $352.8 mil, headquarters in Beresford, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lake Havasu City Albertsons Branch at 1980 Mcculloch Blvd North, branch established on 2003/06/13. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Havasu City, Arizona:

  • Blue Danube Inn, 2176 Birch SQ, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 , Phone: (928) 855-5566, Fax: (928) 855-4844
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 271 S Lk Havasu Ave, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 , Phone: (928) 855-1111, Fax: (928) 505-8681
  • Ramada London Bridge Resort, 1477 Queens Bay, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 , Phone: (928) 855-0888
  • Island Inn Hotel, 1300 W Mcculloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 , Phone: (928) 680-0606, Fax: (928) 680-4218
  • Sands Resort, 2040 Mesquite Ave, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 , Phone: (800) 521-0360, Fax: (928) 453-1802
  • Howard Johnson Express Inn, 335 London BRG Rd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 , Phone: (928) 453-4656, Fax: (928) 680-4561
  • Travelodge-havasu, 480 London BRG Rd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 , Phone: (928) 680-9202
  • Hampton Inn Lake Havasu, 245 London Bridge Rd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 , Phone: (928) 855-4071, Fax: (928) 855-2379
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Arizona average:

12.5

Lake Havasu City travel time to work - commute Lake Havasu City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

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Religion statistics for Lake Havasu City city (based on Mohave County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,5005
Evangelical Protestant13,18097
Other8,93022
Mainline Protestant4,06112
Orthodox642
Black Protestant-1
None155,451-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Mohave County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Mohave County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Mohave County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
Here:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mohave County:

26.2%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 30$133,221$53,2880$0
Other Government Administration 9$48,183$64,2447$4,608
Judicial and Legal 21$88,237$50,4212$2,701
Police Protection - Officers 82$443,898$64,9610$0
Police - Other 23$86,412$45,0856$10,956
Firefighters 76$398,580$62,9340$0
Fire - Other 6$32,446$64,8922$1,763
Correction 6$19,769$39,5385$9,637
Streets and Highways 24$102,251$51,1261$1,158
Airports 2$11,384$68,3040$0
Sewerage 24$107,882$53,9411$979
Parks and Recreation 33$132,430$48,15697$51,737
Water Supply 33$141,813$51,5687$5,241
Transit 11$35,510$38,73811$20,163
Other and Unallocable 49$231,460$56,6840$0
Totals for Government 429$2,013,476$56,321139$108,943

Lake Havasu City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $7,297,000 ($138.09)
    Sewerage: $6,089,000 ($115.23)
    Water Utilities: $3,758,000 ($71.11)
    Air Transportation: $138,000 ($2.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,935,000 ($131.24)
    Water Utilities: $6,005,000 ($113.64)
    Fire Protection: $5,193,000 ($98.27)
    Regular Highways: $4,531,000 ($85.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,822,000 ($72.33)
    Sewerage: $3,198,000 ($60.52)
    Central Staff Services: $2,496,000 ($47.23)
    General - Other: $1,774,000 ($33.57)
    Transit Utilities: $1,191,000 ($22.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,180,000 ($22.33)
    Air Transportation: $622,000 ($11.77)
    Financial Administration: $580,000 ($10.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $347,000 ($6.57)
    Health Services - Other: $139,000 ($2.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $36,000 ($0.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,050,000 ($19.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $609,000 ($11.52)
    Regular Highways: $319,000 ($6.04)
    Transit Utilities: $249,000 ($4.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,050,000 ($398.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $300,000 ($5.68)

Lake Havasu City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $420,000 ($7.95)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,108,000 ($58.81)
    All Other: $682,000 ($12.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $635,000 ($12.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $397,000 ($7.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $723,000 ($13.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $36,000 ($0.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,411,000 ($26.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,037,000 ($19.62)
    Rents: $23,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,674,000 ($164.14)
    Transit Utilities: $335,000 ($6.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,663,000 ($182.86)
    Highways: $3,933,000 ($74.43)
    All Other: $3,340,000 ($63.20)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $14,069,000 ($266.24)
    Property: $6,531,000 ($123.59)
    NEC: $2,620,000 ($49.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,151,000 ($21.78)

Lake Havasu City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,650,000 ($87.99)
    Industrial Revenue: $792,000 ($14.99)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $22,436,000 ($424.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $18,835,000 ($356.43)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $535,000 ($10.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,065,000 ($58.00)
    Other, NEC: $891,000 ($16.86)
    Industrial Revenue: $592,000 ($11.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $200,000 ($3.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,710,000 ($51.28)
    Water Utilities: $1,050,000 ($19.87)

Lake Havasu City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,338,000 ($25.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $47,032,000 ($890.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,029,000 ($38.40)

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.03%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  0.76% ($33,172 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.52% ($45,920)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.48% ($34,500)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($135 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.03%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  1.00% ($32,142 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.65% ($36,007)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.26% ($27,361)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Havasu City:

  • KNTR (980 AM; 1 kW; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLPZ (1380 AM; 3 kW; PARKER, AZ; Owner: KEITH DOUGLAS LEARN)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Havasu City:

  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • K236AC (95.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: TOWER COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KNLB (91.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • K256AA (99.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K264AB (100.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K268AC (101.5 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • KFLG-FM (94.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K242AQ (96.3 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KRRN (92.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K224BV (92.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: RICHARD R. FULKERSON)
  • K280EH (103.9 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: JANE G. BREDER)
  • KGMN (100.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K220DS (91.9 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KNKK (107.1 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KADD (93.5 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: M&M BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KWFH (90.1 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: DESERT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Havasu City:

  • K25AL (Channel 25; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: LAKE HAVASU CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • KLHU-CA (Channel 45; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: TV 45 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • K23BJ (Channel 23; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K52AX (Channel 52; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MOHAVE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS)
  • K17DA (Channel 17; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • K21EA (Channel 21; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MOHAVE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS)
  • K43GJ (Channel 43; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MOHAVE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS)
  • K46GI (Channel 46; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MOHAVE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS)
  • K47FQ (Channel 64; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MOHAVE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS)
  • K58BJ (Channel 58; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MOHAVE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS)
  • K56BU (Channel 56; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MOHAVE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS)
  • K15CR (Channel 15; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lake Havasu City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 113m371ftTotal length
  • $36,664,000Total costs
  • 663,573Total average daily traffic
  • 51,970Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 241970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 172000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lake Havasu City, AZ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED175$139,328471$143,359861$169,66029$119,3880$0552$150,3062$68,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$148,56024$159,838104$198,9256$158,2470$043$189,3521$28,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$128,63679$168,007408$199,11628$73,9552$189,000176$172,19210$114,801
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$139,56648$147,670194$175,08814$126,6640$080$163,3881$61,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$140,9935$116,41841$184,8522$170,5000$015$144,0780$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Lake Havasu City, AZ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$137,2664$212,48014$146,124
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$181,5703$245,0676$216,772
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$218,7935$212,4925$196,870
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,8902$241,0002$241,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$130,3000$01$126,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 259
  • Hazardous Condition: 358
  • Service Call: 37
  • Good Intent Call: 59

Incident types - Lake Havasu City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Havasu City, AZ
Most common first names in Lake Havasu City, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert29972.1 years
John29774.1 years
William27074.4 years
James22172.5 years
Mary21279.0 years
Richard15771.6 years
Charles15673.9 years
Dorothy13478.6 years
George12875.7 years
Donald11372.5 years
Most common last names in Lake Havasu City, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8876.8 years
Johnson8074.2 years
Jones4876.5 years
Brown4476.7 years
Anderson4375.0 years
Williams4273.8 years
Miller3778.3 years
Taylor3374.9 years
Nelson3176.4 years
Davis3075.3 years
Businesses in Lake Havasu City, AZ
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores1Kroger1
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Big O Tires1Motel 62
CVS1Motherhood Maternity1
Carl\s Jr.2New Balance4
Chevrolet1Nike2
Cinnabon 1Nissan1
Circle K3Panda Express1
Curves1Payless1
Dairy Queen1PetSmart1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut2
Decora Cabinetry1Quality1
Dennys1Red Robin1
Discount Tire1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel3
FedEx12Staples1
Ford1Starbucks3
GameStop1Subway5
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hilton1Travelodge1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul4
Home Depot1UPS11
JCPenney1Vans4
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Knights Inn1Wendy's1

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