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Chandler, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Chandler is the 4th largest city in Arizona with a population of 267,322 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chandler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chandler: Chandler Junction.

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Chandler, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 267,322
Daytime Population: Workers 109,171
Daytime Population: Residents 125,535
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 234,706
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 266,700
Population in Familes 219,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 622
Population Density2 4,139
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $74,843
Average Household Income $93,985
Per Capita Income $34,343


Total Housing Units 104,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61,157 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 36,344 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,555 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $270,523
Average Home Value $307,298


Total Households 97,501
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 67,198
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.72% 1.73%
Households 1.6% 1.64%
Families 1.53% 1.58%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 2017 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 # 12 98th
Diversity Index # 89 80th
Median Household Income # 26 94th
Per Capita Income # 42 91st

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