Lake Havasu City is in western Arizona. It’s known as a base for trails in the nearby desert and water sports on Lake Havasu. London Bridge, relocated from England, links the mainland to marinas and a looped path in an area known as the Island. The Lake Havasu Museum of History documents Native American and steamboat history. Lake Havasu State Park has beaches with mountain views, plus picnic spots and birdlife.
In 2017, Lake Havasu City, AZ had a population of 53.5k people. In 1967 Robert P. McCulloch purchased the London Bridge and relocated it from England to the stunning Colorado River. Since the city's official incorporation in 1978, the community has continued to thrive on the spirit of possibility and innovation and recently earned $2 million as one of America's Best Communities.
As the new home of the London Bridge, Lake Havasu City attracts more than 1 million visitors annually with 60 miles of uninterrupted navigable waterways, 300 annual events, 300 days of sunshine, 400 miles of river coastline, and 1,800 miles of off-road trails.
The economy of Lake Havasu City, AZ employs 20.4k people. The largest industries in Lake Havasu City, AZ are Accommodation & Food Services (2,699 people), Retail Trade (2,609 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,394 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($165,486), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($84,545), and Utilities ($58,333).
Median household income in Lake Havasu City, AZ is $47,424. From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lake Havasu City, AZ grew at a rate of 4.38%, from 19.6k employees to 20.4k employees.
The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake Havasu City, AZ, are Sales & Related Occupations (3,081 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,472 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,935 people).
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