Chandler, Arizona Population 2018

Chandler is a city located in the state of Arizona. More specifically, it is located in Maricopa County. The city is a suburb of the Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city’s last recorded population was taken during the 2010 census, which showed that the population was 236,123. The city’s Transportation & Development Department since that time has estimated that the population has grown to 247,328. Changer’s total area is 65.04 square miles, and it has a population density of 3,810.80 people per square mile. Its population makes it the 84th largest city in the United States.

Chandler’s population is predominantly white, with this race making up 73.3% of the total population. Blacks account for 4.8% of the population, while the remainder is 1.5% Native American, 8.2% Asian and 8.3% other races. Almost 22% of the population is of Hispanic or Latino origin. The 25 to 44 age group is the largest in Chandler, making up 38% of the population. Nearly 30% of the population is under age 18, while 5.8% are at least 65 years old. There are more females than males in this city, with 99.7 men for every 100 women. Approximately 6.6% of the population lives below the federal poverty line. The city of Chandler has been one of the fastest growing cities in the nation since the 1990s. The population surged from under 30,000 to nearly 90,000 between 1980 and 1990 and has only continued to grow. Current estimates show that the population is up nearly 5% since the 2010 census, which shows that while growth has slowed from previous years but is far from stopping.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017253,4585,6202.27%
2016247,8384,1571.71%
2015243,6812,7831.16%
2014240,8989930.41%
2013239,9052,2230.94%
2012237,6828210.35%
2011236,8613750.16%
2010236,48659,9052.96%
2000176,58186,0486.91%
199090,53360,86011.80%
198029,67315,9107.99%
197013,7634,2323.74%
19609,5318,33110.92%
19401,2000.00%

Chandler Population in 2018Source: By Chandlernews [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White186,542
Asian22,560
Black or African American11,676
Two or More Races10,318
Some Other Race6,681
American Indian and Alaska Native4,041
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander313

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Chandler Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chandler Median Age

35


Total

33.8


Male

35.8


Female

Chandler Adults

There are 177,482 adults, (23,245 of which are seniors) in Chandler.

Chandler Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chandler Sex Ratio

Female

121,559

50.20%

Male

120,572

49.80%

Chandler Households and Families

Chandler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chandler Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All61.2%38.8%
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Male49%51%
Female41.1%58.9%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chandler Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All85,8582.8161.2
Married45,2053.4773.4
Non Family26,3001.3249.6
Female9,1803.4641.1
Male5,1733.4649

3.38

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chandler Households

Chandler Education

Chandler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5993.56%
9th to 12th Grade6,9534.42%
High School Graduate27,78117.65%
Some College37,63523.91%
Associates Degree14,6529.31%
Bachelors Degree40,12325.49%
Graduate Degree24,64515.66%

Chandler Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White101,28697,81943,825
Hispanic28,17021,3946,355
Asian15,54713,97210,079
Black7,6387,1192,739
Other Race3,9063,076600
Multiple Races3,5483,4011,357
Native American2,4672,128790
Islander19016730

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 64.83%.

Chandler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,899$53,702$37,008
Less Than High School$21,051$26,269$14,708
High School Grad$32,201$35,995$30,054
Some College$39,769$46,744$32,851
Bachelors Degree$58,679$75,112$43,857
Graduate Degree$74,996$98,981$53,570

$44,899

Average Earnings

$53,702

Average Male

$37,008

Average Female

Chandler Language

Chandler Language by Age

Chandler Language

76.90% of Chandler residents speak only English, while 23.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.81% of the population.

Chandler Poverty

Chandler Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic53,5379,40617.57%
White142,8577,9675.58%
Asian22,5162,1649.61%
Black11,5311,46912.74%
Other6,6501,42921.49%
Multiple10,2721,16311.32%
Native4,00867816.92%
Islander3135718.21%

9.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.46%

Male Poverty Rate

10.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chandler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chandler is Other, with 21.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chandler is White, with 5.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.86%.

Chandler Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.38%
High School10.63%
Some College6.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Chandler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.80%
Female Unemployed25.29%
Female Employed4.83%
Male Employed4.30%

Chandler Income

Chandler Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,329$92,550
Families$86,590$104,439
Married Families$100,826$118,686
Non Families$48,698$60,700

Chandler Marital Status

Chandler Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Chandler Married by Age and Sex

Chandler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Chandler Marital Status by Race

Chandler Veterans

Chandler Veterans by War

13,745

Number of Veterans

12,590

Male Veterans

1,155

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,467
First Gulf War3,553
Second Gulf War2,607
Korea894
World War II652

Chandler Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 544,584
65 to 742,827
55 to 642,412
75+2,212
18 to 341,710

Chandler Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,9988.60%
Hispanic1,7855.19%
Black7298.57%
2 or More3687.83%
Asian2401.43%
Indian1856.15%
Other1743.72%
Hawaiian5120.90%

Chandler Veterans by Education

4.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chandler Employment Status

Chandler Employment by Age

72%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Chandler Employment by Race

Chandler Employment by Education

Chandler Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

35.70%

Born in Arizona

85.48%

Native Born

14.52%

Foreign Born

7.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.48% of Chandler residents were born in the United States, with 35.70% having been born in Arizona. 7.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.