Chandler, Arizona Population 2022

283,959
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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.

Chandler Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chandlerwas:

  • White: 71.42%
  • Asian: 10.89%
  • Two or more races: 6.51%
  • Black or African American: 5.50%
  • Other race: 3.66%
  • Native American: 1.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
The current population of Chandler, Arizona is 283,959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 275,987.

Chandler, Arizona Population 2022

Population by Race

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Chandler Population by Race

Chandler Population Pyramid 2022

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Chandler Median Age

36.7


Total

36


Male

37.5


Female

Chandler Adults

There are 194,276 adults, (30,724 of whom are seniors) in Chandler.

Chandler Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chandler Sex Ratio

Female

131,397

51.11%

Male

125,679

48.89%

Chandler Population by Age

Chandler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chandler Household Types

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chandler Households and Families

3.24

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Chandler Households by Type

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Chandler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chandler Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.92%.

Chandler Educational Attainment by Race

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$51,471

Average Earnings

$59,968

Average Male

$44,303

Average Female

Chandler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chandler Language by Age

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Chandler Language

76.13% of Chandler residents speak only English, while 23.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.86% of the population.

Chandler Language

Chandler Poverty by Race

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7.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.72%

Male Poverty Rate

7.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chandler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chandler is Native, with 14.84% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.94%.

Chandler Poverty

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Chandler Poverty Rate by Education

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Chandler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chandler Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Chandler Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chandler Married by Age and Sex

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Chandler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chandler Marital Status by Race

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Chandler Marital Status

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13,320

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Chandler Veterans by War

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Chandler Veterans by Age

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Chandler Veterans by Race

Chandler Veterans by Education

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4.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chandler Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chandler Employment by Age

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Chandler Employment by Race

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Chandler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.85%

Born in Chandler

84.76%

Native Born

15.24%

Foreign Born

7.88%

Non Citizen

7.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.76% of Chandler residents were born in the United States, with 35.85% having been born in Arizona. 7.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chandler Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Chandler Population by Year