Chandler, AZ Profile: Facts & Data


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Chandler, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Chandler is the 4th largest city in Arizona with a population of 275,654 as of July 1, 2018. Chandler ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chandler is located at latitude 33.2829 and longitude -111.8549 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chandler (see map below) encompass a land area of 64.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The City of Chandler (GNIS ID: 2409433) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Chandler is located within Chandler Division of Maricopa County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chandler: Chandler Junction.

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Chandler, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 275,654
Population in Households 275,001
Population in Familes 228,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 653
Population Density2 4,268
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $79,112
Average Household Income $99,295
Per Capita Income $36,301


Total Housing Units 107,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63,492 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 37,100 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,433 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $277,258
Average Home Value $314,780


Total Households 100,592
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 69,465
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.89% 1.79%
Households 1.79% 1.71%
Families 1.75% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Chandler, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chandler to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 99th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 89 81st
Median Household Income # 24 95th
Per Capita Income # 46 90th

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