Income/capita 13%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 12%
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IndexLake Havasu CityArizonaNational
Income per capita$25,951$26,686$29,829
Median household income$44,376$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,547$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,118$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$28,196$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$20,821$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level12.4%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Havasu City is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Havasu City is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Havasu City is 12% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Havasu City is 18% lower than the national average

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      Lake Havasu City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.9%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector10.1%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%15.7%
      Public administration4.7%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%1.6%
      Education, health & social services7.7%30.2%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Desert Hills, AZ2,782$38,43230.5%
      Crystal Beach, AZ151$27,45450.4%
      Lake Havasu City, AZ53,058$44,37619.8%

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      Bellevue, NE52,993$58,0534.9%
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      Revere, MA53,165$51,4826.9%
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      Lake Havasu City, AZ53,058$44,37619.8%
      Source: The Lake Havasu City, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).