Chandler is a large city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 275,987 people and 65 constituent neighborhoods, Chandler is the fourth largest community in Arizona.
Chandler home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Chandler real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Chandler is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chandler is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chandler who work in office and administrative support (12.83%), management occupations (12.20%), and sales jobs (11.45%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.90% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Chandler is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Chandler is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
The citizens of Chandler are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.60% of adults in Chandler have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Chandler in 2018 was $42,580, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,320 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 19.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Chandler include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Chandler's cultural character, accounting for 15.24% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Chandler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.