The Partnership for Economic Development has considerable information available on its website on area population http://www.lakehavasu.org/ The Lake Havasu City population as of June 1, 2006 was 54,610 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Bullhead City was next at 39,930 and Kingman was 27,635. An additional 72,095 live in unincorporated area.
The 2010 population projection for Lake Havasu City is 62,613, which would be a 15.8% change from 2005. The City is expected to reach 96,000 by 2060. The PED website includes for our town, a Demographics Summary, Population Report, Income Report, Household Survey, Work-force Development section, etc. Additional information and Internet links typical of that given to businesses seeking information on Lake Havasu City, can be provided by email.
The growth potential for Lake Havasu City proper is significant. For example, there are over 18,000 acres of Arizona State Land Department property within and adjacent to the City, mostly on the east and northern boundaries. http://sco.az.gov/website/parcels/viewer.htm Private developers may buy such land through a public auction process. http://www.land.state.az.us/ One section was recently sold and another is scheduled for auction. These two parcels total over 1,000 acres for new residential construction. Moreover, considerable BLM land is available in the area, some of which can be made available for private development.
A county website http://www.mohavedevelopment.org/ has the most complete population data for our area. Examples of highlights include:
Sources: Population Statistics Unit, Arizona Department of Economic Security (602) 542-5984.