Lake Havasu City, Arizona Population 2020

56,254
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Lake Havasu City is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 56,254, it is the 17th largest city in Arizona and the 692nd largest city in the United States. Lake Havasu City is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 7.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,527 in 2010. Spanning over 46 miles, Lake Havasu City has a population density of 1,214 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Havasu City is $66,050 with a poverty rate of 11.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $884 per month, and the median house value is $235,900. The median age in Lake Havasu City is 53.4 years, 53.3 years for males, and 53.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Lake Havasu City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Havasu City was:

  • White: 93.32%
  • Other race: 2.18%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Two or more races: 1.33%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Havasu City, Arizona is 56,254, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 55,090.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 52,527.

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020214,4222,4361.14%
2019211,9862,4361.15%
2018209,5502,4361.16%
2017207,1141,5930.77%
2016205,5218600.42%
2015204,6611,1870.58%
2014203,4743160.16%
2013203,158-198-0.10%
2012203,3565550.27%
2011202,8012,4861.23%
2010200,3150.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,34693.32%
Some Other Race1,1772.18%
Asian9001.67%
Two or More Races7161.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native5821.08%
Black or African American2310.43%
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Lake Havasu City Population Pyramid 2020

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Lake Havasu City Median Age

53.4


Total

53.3


Male

53.6


Female

Lake Havasu City Adults

There are 45,944 adults, (17,122 of whom are seniors) in Lake Havasu City.

Lake Havasu City Age Dependency

87.2

Age Dependency Ratio

59.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Havasu City Sex Ratio

Female

27,252

50.51%

Male

26,700

49.49%

Lake Havasu City Households and Families

Lake Havasu City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Havasu City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All68.9%31.1%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Male44.8%55.2%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,0862.2368.9
Married12,3282.6384.6
Non Family8,8861.3153.1
Female2,0043.4153.3
Male8683.2844.8

2.68

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lake Havasu City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9762.27%
9th to 12th Grade3,5298.19%
High School Graduate14,48333.62%
Some College13,45631.23%
Associates Degree4,0529.41%
Bachelors Degree4,1179.56%
Graduate Degree2,4685.73%
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Lake Havasu City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,49533,2905,687
Hispanic5,0533,986547
Other Race597380
Asian575402203
Native American48846117
Multiple Races415413108
Black20113849

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 99.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.30%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,500$35,260$28,129
Less Than High School$23,125$23,563$22,823
High School Grad$29,788$32,980$22,028
Some College$31,405$36,806$28,144
Bachelors Degree$36,578$34,962$36,588
Graduate Degree$63,427$101,250$48,879

$31,500

Average Earnings

$35,260

Average Male

$28,129

Average Female

Lake Havasu City Language

Lake Havasu City Language by Age

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Lake Havasu City Language

88.77% of Lake Havasu City residents speak only English, while 11.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.64% of the population.

Lake Havasu City Poverty

Lake Havasu City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,2134,57510.59%
Hispanic8,1371,15214.16%
Asian90013214.67%
Black2297331.88%
Native5706110.70%
Other1,177393.31%
Multiple714162.24%

11.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.20%

Male Poverty Rate

12.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Havasu City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Havasu City is Black, with 31.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Havasu City is Multiple, with 2.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.65%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.34%
High School13.05%
Some College8.65%
Bachelors or Greater7.93%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.98%
Male Unemployed22.08%
Female Employed6.68%
Male Employed5.13%

Lake Havasu City Income

Lake Havasu City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,187$66,050
Families$60,452$75,173
Married Families$67,354-
Non Families$34,456$47,309
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Lake Havasu City Marital Status

Lake Havasu City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Havasu City Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Havasu City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lake Havasu City Marital Status by Race

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Lake Havasu City Veterans

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6,376

Number of Veterans

5,991

Male Veterans

385

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,940
Korea904
First Gulf War675
Second Gulf War616
World War II299
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,422
75+1,879
35 to 54915
55 to 64804
18 to 34356
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,07614.11%
Hispanic4057.08%
Indian12724.05%
Black6733.17%
2 or More6312.80%
Other333.25%
Asian101.54%

Lake Havasu City Veterans by Education

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8.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Havasu City Employment Status

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47%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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15.96%

Born in Arizona

92.04%

Native Born

7.96%

Foreign Born

4.47%

Non Citizen

3.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.04% of Lake Havasu City residents were born in the United States, with 15.96% having been born in Arizona. 4.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202056,2545821.05%
201955,6725821.06%
201855,0906791.25%
201754,4115821.08%
201653,8294070.76%
201553,4223800.72%
201453,0422480.47%
201352,794-3-0.01%
201252,797100.02%
201152,7872090.40%
201052,57810,6402.29%
200041,93817,5755.58%
199024,3638,4544.35%
198015,90913,40920.33%
19702,5000.00%