Chandler, AZ

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Living in Chandler

Chandler is a relatively large city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 247,477 people and 63 constituent neighborhoods, Chandler is the fourth largest community in Arizona.

Chandler real estate is some of the most expensive in Arizona, although Chandler house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Chandler is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chandler is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chandler who work in office and administrative support (14.66%), management occupations (12.68%), and sales jobs (12.16%).

Also of interest is that Chandler has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Chandler is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Chandler, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Chandler ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Chandler, 41.15% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Chandler in 2010 was $33,972, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,888 for a family of four. However, Chandler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Chandler is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chandler home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chandler residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Chandler also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Chandler include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Chandler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.