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Chandler, Arizona

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Chandler is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 176,581. But a July 1, 2004 Census estimate put the fast-growing suburb's population at 220,705--a 25% population increase in just four years.

Chandler is noted for its annual Ostrich Festival (http://www.ostrichfestival.com/), and is the birthplace of St. Louis Rams strong safety Adam Archuleta.

The city is known in Pima as Canli.

Geography

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Location of Chandler, Arizona, within Maricopa County

Chandler is located at 33°17'52" North, 111°51'49" West (33.297756, -111.863522)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 150.2 km² (58.0 mi²). 149.9 km² (57.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.17% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 176,581 people, 62,377 households, and 45,410 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,177.7/km² (3,050.5/mi²). There are 66,592 housing units at an average density of 444.1/km² (1,150.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 77.19% White, 3.48% Black or African American, 1.20% Native American, 4.22% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 10.76% from other races, and 3.01% from two or more races. 20.99% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 62,377 households out of which 41.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% are married couples living together, 10.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% are non-families. 19.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.82 and the average family size is 3.26.

In the city the population is spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 38.0% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $58,416, and the median income for a family is $62,720. Males have a median income of $44,578 versus $31,763 for females. The per capita income for the city is $23,904. 6.6% of the population and 4.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.7% of those under the age of 18 and 8.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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