Chandler is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. With a 2020 population of 268,675, it is the 4th largest city in Arizona (after Phoenix, Tucson, and Mesa) and the 80th largest city in the United States. Chandler is currently growing at a rate of 2.19% annually and its population has increased by 13.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 236,123 in 2010. Spanning over 65 miles, Chandler has a population density of 4,126 people per square mile.
The average household income in Chandler is $101,559 with a poverty rate of 8.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,246 per month, and the median house value is $285,000. The median age in Chandler is 35.6 years, 34.4 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.
The city is a suburb of the Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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.