Chandler is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. With a 2020 population of 283,959, it is the 4th largest city in Arizona and the 77th largest city in the United States. Chandler is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 2.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 275,987 in 2020. Spanning over 65 miles, Chandler has a population density of 4,360 people per square mile.
The average household income in Chandler is $106,398 with a poverty rate of 7.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,381 per month, and the median house value is $324,500. The median age in Chandler is 36.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.
The city is a suburb of the Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Chandler Population Growth
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 almost 5% since the 2010 census, which indicates that while growth has slowed from previous years but is far from stopping.