“I came for a weekend and never left” is a common expression in Mammoth Lakes. The same stunning scenery and variety of recreation that attracts visitors attracts business owners, year round residents, and second homers to Mammoth Lakes.
According to the most recent census, Mammoth has a year round population of just over 8,000 people. Add to that 2 million seasonal visitors and you have a good potential customer base. Everyone who visits needs lodging and food, most want some form of recreation and entertainment, and many want a variety of shopping options.
With all of this infrastructure to take care of, Mammoth Lakes has a thriving engineering, construction, and maintenance business segment. There are many businesses and shops that support the local population with construction and maintenance supplies, auto supplies, hardware, business services, legal, banking, and financial services. Mammoth Lakes has a great hospital and a wide variety of doctors. The town has an excellent school district with high college placement rates and a community college that supports adult learning and provides transferable education. There are many students enjoying a work, ski, study lifestyle in Mammoth Lakes.
One of the defining aspects of the business climate in Mammoth Lakes is the seasonal nature of business demand, although this is changing rapidly as visitation increases in the shoulder seasons. The Chamber of Commerce has resources in place to help business owners and operators navigate this aspect of living and working in Mammoth Lakes.
Mammoth Lakes has a thriving volunteer community that enthusiastically contributes to the many non-profit organizations and events in the community. The volunteer spirit in town helps create the overall feeling of friendliness and hospitality.
Mammoth Lakes is a great place to live and work. The town is in the middle of an awe-inspiring natural environment. Residents enjoy limitless recreation opportunities and a great town that offers a wide variety of products and services. Mammoth Lakes is a town filled with people who are grateful to be here. Everyone is here because they love the outdoors, the small town setting, and the magnificence of the surrounding mountains. Visit Mammoth Lakes and stay for the weekend or a lifetime.