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South Lake Tahoe, California
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
South Lake Tahoe is 84% more densely populated than Lake Havasu City.
People are 13% less likely to be married in Lake Havasu City.
The Median Age is 13.5 years younger in South Lake Tahoe.
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PEOPLE
 South Lake Tahoe, CALake Havasu City, AZUnited States
 Population21,70653,553321,418,820
 Population - 201022,11452,474308,745,538
 Population - 200023,60941,938285,036,114
 Population - 199021,58624,363251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now0.56%119.81%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-8.06%27.70%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,1361,16091
 Land Area10463,531,905
 Water Area60264,837
 Median Age38.451.937.4
 Female Population46.93%51.90%50.81%
 Male Population53.07%48.10%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 South Lake Tahoe, CALake Havasu City, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.85%3.78%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.57%5.40%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.75%5.35%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.23%3.26%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.51%3.20%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.41%3.42%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.38%8.75%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.13%8.62%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5415.33%13.26%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.78%7.22%6.57%
 Age 60 to 647.25%8.44%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.32%17.12%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.48%9.41%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.01%2.78%1.85%
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 RACE
 South Lake Tahoe, CALake Havasu City, AZUnited States
 White58.27%83.27%62.77%
 Black1.37%0.63%12.24%
 Asian4.62%1.29%4.95%
 Native American0.72%0.38%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.07%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.00%0.05%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.63%1.43%2.13%
 Hispanic32.33%12.95%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic67.67%87.05%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 South Lake Tahoe, CALake Havasu City, AZUnited States
 Households8,58522,633116,211,000
 Family Households4,72115,14376,958,100
 Non Family Households3,8647,49039,253,000
 Household Size2.462.322.63
 Married Population45.90%58.62%50.58%
 Single Population54.10%41.38%49.42%
 Now Married43.30%57.13%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.60%1.49%2.17%
 Never Married36.97%20.73%32.55%
 Widowed4.71%7.74%5.95%
 Divorced12.42%12.90%10.92%
 Married, w/children30.63%18.53%31.68%
 Married, no children41.96%61.45%41.44%
 Single, w/children18.51%12.49%16.94%
 Single, no children8.90%7.53%9.95%
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