Lake Havasu City, home of the historic London Bridge, is on the east shore of Lake Havasu on the Colorado River border of California and Arizona . McCulloch Properties, Inc. established the town in 1963 as a self-sufficient, planned community. It is the major population center of Southern Mohave County, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Lake Havasu City incorporated in 1978. Lake Havasu City, with an approximate population of 55,657 is located in Mojave County.
The median income for a household in the city was $36,499, and the median income for a family was $41,393. Males had a median income of $31,594 versus $21,576 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,403. About 6.6% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.