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Chandler, AZ
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Chandler profile

Living in Chandler

Chandler is a large city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 280,711 people and 65 associated 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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Chandler telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.61% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Chandler. This makes Chandler a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Chandler presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

The citizens of Chandler are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.15% 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 $48,987, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,948 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 21.21% 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 15.92% of the city’s population.

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