Chandler, Arizona Population 2023

287,945

Chandler is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. With a 2023 population of 287,945, 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 1.40% annually and its population has increased by 4.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 275,987 in 2020. Spanning over 65 miles, Chandler has a population density of 4,422 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chandler is $106,398 with a poverty rate of 9.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chandler is 36.7 years, 36 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 Chandler was:

  • 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 287,945 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chandler Population by Race

Chandler Population Pyramid 2023

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

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chandler Sex Ratio

Female131,39751.11%
Male125,67948.89%

Chandler Population by Age

Chandler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.24

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chandler Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chandler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chandler Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.71%.

Chandler Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$51,471

Average Earnings

$59,968

Average Male

$44,303

Average Female

Chandler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chandler Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

9.09%

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 18.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chandler is White, with 6.55% 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

Chandler Poverty Rate by Education

Chandler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chandler Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chandler Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chandler Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chandler Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

13,320

Number of Veterans

12,319

Male Veterans

1,001

Female Veterans

Chandler Veterans by War

Chandler Veterans by Age

count

Chandler Veterans by Race

Chandler Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chandler Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chandler Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chandler Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chandler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

33.40%

Born in Chandler

78.95%

Native Born

14.20%

Foreign Born

7.34%

Non Citizen

6.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.95% of Chandler residents were born in the United States, with 33.40% having been born in Arizona. 7.34% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Chandler Population by Year