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Community Profile and Demographics

The City of Chandler, Arizona was founded in 1912 and incorporated in 1920. Since its early beginnings, Chandler is a vibrant, diverse community. Below is a brief community profile:

  • Economic Change - From agricultural town toward a high-tech industrial city
  • Growing Population - 9,531 in 1960 to 249,497 in January 2016
  • Housing Units - 99,908 in January 2016
  • Average Household Income - $81,567