Demographics

Located in Maricopa County, Chandler is a growing city that is very strong in the technological industries. In regards to demographics, the city is comprised of 73 percent Caucasians, 21 percent Hispanics, 8 percent Asians, 4 percent African-Americans, 1 percent American Indians, 3 percent of two or more races and less than 1 percent of people from three or more than races. Based on the total population of 236,123, there are 115,939 males and 120,184 females.

The median age of the population the city is 33 for males, 35 for females and 34 for both sexes. Although the median age of both genders is the 30s, there is a wide range of proportions of people in other age ranges. As of 2015, the population of Chandler consists of 30.3 percent of 0-20 year olds, 18.7 percent of 21-34 year olds, 30.5 percent of 35-54 year olds, 10.9 percent of 55-64 year olds, and 9.6 percent of people over 65.

As mentioned before, Chandler is a city that is known for its technology companies. Within the city, you'll find Intel and Orbital ATK. However, there are also a variety of jobs offered in other sectors as well including financial and insurance services, retail services, education and health services. In terms of income, the median household income of the city is $71,171. When broken down by gender, the median male’s earnings are $46,578 while the median female receives $31,705. As of 2015, the unemployment rate of the city is 4.2 percent. Chandler has a lower unemployment rate than the state and national averages.

In Chandler, there are a wide variety of options for housing. At www.chandler.com, future residents and tourists can browse through the hotels, apartments and real estate options. In addition, the median home price is $232,900 while the median rent asked is $1,068. Partially due to its excellent weather and more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Chandler is home to many part-time residents from the Midwestern and Eastern part of the United States and Canada.