Chandler, AZ Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Chandler?

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There are 272,439 residents in Chandler, with a median age of 36.9. Of this, 49.56% are males and 50.44% are females. US-born citizens make up 83.26% of the resident pool in Chandler, while non-US-born citizens account for 9.11%. Additionally, 7.63% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 226,029 people in Chandler currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 272,439 6.0%
Male Population 135,031 7.4%
Female Population 137,408 4.6%
Male population 49.56%
Female population 50.44%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.9 0.5%
Citizen US Born 226,822 6.5%
Citizen not US Born 24,820 4.5%
Not Citizen 20,797 2.6%
Citizen US Born 83.26%
Citizen not US Born 9.11%
Not Citizen 7.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,781 -16.8%
Moved from Same County 29,082 -1.0%
Moved from Same State 2,888 -3.5%
Moved from Different State 10,112 -1.4%
Same House as Last Year 226,029 7.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.66%
Moved from Same County 10.78%
Moved from Same State 1.07%
Moved from Different State 3.75%
Same House as Last Year 83.75%

What are the employment statistics in Chandler?

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White-collar workers make up 85.97% of the working population in Chandler, while blue-collar employees account for 14.03%. There are also 12,515 entrepreneurs in Chandler (8.51% of the workforce); 110,004 workers employed in private companies (74.81%); and 15,164 people working in governmental institutions (10.31%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 126,413 6.8%
Blue Collar 20,637 4.0%
White Collar 85.97%
Blue Collar 14.03%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 12,515 11.1%
Private Companies 110,004 5.7%
Governmental Workers 15,164 3.0%
Not for Profit Companies 9,367 15.7%
Self Employees 8.51%
Private Companies 74.81%
Governmental Workers 10.31%
Not for Profit Companies 6.37%

How many households are there in Chandler?

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There are a total of 102,568 households in Chandler, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 68.26% of these Chandler households, while non-family units account for the remaining 31.74%. Additionally, 35.75% of households have children and 64.25% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 102,568 9.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -2.9%
Family Households 70,010 8.7%
Non-family Households 32,558 10.6%
Family Households 68.26%
Non-family Households 31.74%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 36,672 8.3%
Households without Children 65,896 9.8%
Households with Children 35.75%
Households without Children 64.25%

What are the median and average incomes in Chandler?

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The average annual household income in Chandler is $116,068, while the median household income sits at $91,299 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $94,414, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $110,998. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $59,188 and $61,624, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $116,068 2.9%
Median Household Income $91,299 6.4%
People below Poverty Level 20,210 9.8%
People above Poverty Level 248,529 6.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Chandler?

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There are 108,077 housing units in Chandler, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1996. Of the 102,568 occupied housing units in Chandler, 65.03% are owner-occupied, while 34.97% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 74.71% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $358,900. In general, housing costs reach $1,500 per month in Chandler.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 108,077 7.8%
Median Year Built 1996 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 257 -17.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 754 24.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,097 22.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,406 -5.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 7,388 3.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 21,724 5.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 33,442 9.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 28,030 1.9%
Built between 2010 and 2019 13,642 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 337 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 102,568 9.2%
Owner Occupied 66,705 9.4%
Renter Occupied 35,863 8.9%
Owner Occupied 65.03%
Renter Occupied 34.97%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 49,837 9.2%
Without Mortgage 16,868 10.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $358,900 8.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $331,100 9.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,500 5.7%
With Mortgage 74.71%
Without Mortgage 25.29%

What is the level of education in Chandler?

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Approximately 23.07% of the population in Chandler holds a high school degree (that's 47,675 residents), while 22.26% have attained a college certificate (57,916 locals) and 27.18% have a bachelor's degree (56,172 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 5,331 11.8%
Some High School 47,675 3.8%
Some College 57,916 5.1%
Associate Degree 19,771 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 56,172 8.4%
Graduate Degree 31,719 8.2%
No High School 2.58%
Some High School 23.07%
Some College 22.26%
Associate Degree 9.57%
Bachelor's Degree 27.18%
Graduate Degree 15.35%

What is the marital status of Chandler residents?

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A total of 69,846 people in Chandler have never been married (which represents 32.04% of the total population), while 114,881 of them are wedded (52.7%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 2,381 (1.09%) and 26,322 (12.07%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 69,846 7.5%
Married 114,881 7.2%
Separated 2,381 -0.8%
Widowed 6,954 -5.9%
Divorced 26,322 3.7%
Never Married 32.04%
Married 52.7%
Separated 1.09%
Widowed 3.19%
Divorced 12.07%

What are the most common means of transportation in Chandler?

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The top three means of transportation people in Chandler use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 117,034 residents commute by car, 1,686 prefer going to work by walking and 935 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 117,034 0.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 935 -18.8%
Subway or Elevated 13 N/A
Railroad 35 -30.0%
Ferryboat 14 1,300.0%
Bicycle 642 -17.7%
Motorcycle 270 -45.6%
TaxiCab 116 -34.5%
Walk 1,686 30.5%

What is the median and average household income in Chandler by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
85224 49,065 20,077 $78,745.00 $92,675.00
85225 73,301 27,448 $71,104.00 $86,553.00
85226 41,988 16,284 $94,728.00 $112,663.00
85248 36,274 17,310 $82,573.00 $118,110.00
85249 43,863 15,533 $130,938.00 $158,555.00
85286 46,755 16,256 $106,053.00 $136,815.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 85224 85225 85226 85248 85249 85286

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