Chandler, AZ

Chandler profile

Living in Chandler

Chandler is a relatively large city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 261,165 people and 63 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 86.19% 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 (12.82%), management occupations (12.58%), and sales jobs (12.17%).

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.

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.

Chandler is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.68% of adults in Chandler have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Chandler in 2018 was $37,567, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,268 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 21.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Chandler include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

In addition, Chandler has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.43%).

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