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Income/capita 14%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 23%
IndexChandlerArizonaNational
Income per capita$33,972$26,686$29,829
Median household income$74,329$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$91,093$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,110$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$46,662$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$33,100$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level9.3%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chandler is 14% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Chandler is 34% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chandler is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chandler is 39% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $49,547$74,329$148,658
      City
      $34,223$51,340$102,680
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Chandler median earnings by income bracket

      Chandler employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.0%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector17.2%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services7.7%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%13.1%
      Public administration4.3%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%3.2%
      Education, health & social services10.1%31.4%
      Other29.1%28.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Queen Creek, AZ30,849$90,68764%
      Gilbert, AZ226,832$85,58155%
      Scottsdale, AZ234,495$76,54338%
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,828$53,2134%
      Mesa, AZ470,456$50,6159%
      Chandler, AZ242,131$74,32934%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Glendale, AZ239,943$46,81715%
      Lubbock, TX244,507$45,49918%
      Norfolk, VA245,724$45,26818%
      Winston-Salem, NC238,474$40,89826%
      Madison, WI246,034$56,4642%
      Chandler, AZ242,131$74,32934%
      Source: The Chandler, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).