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The Planning Division keeps track of population history, prepares current population estimates and projects future population trends.

Current Population Estimate
Population History

Chandler City Profile

The 2013 City Profile was prepared by the Planning Division in 2012 and contains a wealth of
demographic information from 2010 Census, American Community Survey 2007-2011, as well
as other sources.  Click on the image below to view and print the profile.

2013 Chandler City Profile

Current Population Estimate

As of July 1, 2015, the estimated population in Chandler is: 247,552
The estimated number of housing units is: 99,012

Click on the following link to download and print the latest Housing and Population Estimate:


Population History:
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Since the early 90s, the City of Chandler has experienced exponential growth and has been among the fastest growing municipalities in the country.  In 1997, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Chandler as the 2nd fastest growing city in the U.S. between 1990 - 1996 among cities with a population over 100,0001. Census 2000 counted 176,581 residents in Chandler, representing a 96.8% increase from the City's 1990 population of 89,862.  In 20032 and again in 20043 , the U.S. Census Bureau listed Chandler as the 4th fastest growing city in the country between 2000 - 2003 among cities with populations of 100,000 or more, confirming that Chandler remained among the fastest growing municipalities in the country.

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