The medium-sized city of Chandler, Arizona is home to slightly more than 244,000 people. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 36, are younger than most cities in Arizona. Most residents own their homes in Chandler, and 38% of residents rent. The average rent for Chandler is $224/month more than the state average.
Compared to the national average (7%), Chandler has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees, as 9% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 17% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Many Chandler residents work in one of three industries: retail, manufacturing, and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 20% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Chandler workers earn an average annual income of around $91,000, more than the Arizona average. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.
Chandler residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical means of commuting to work, opted for by 46% of residents, while public transportation is not used extensively. Few residents commute to work on foot.