Chandler sees about 1.5% population growth from 2018-19, according to U.S. Census data

The city of Chandler headquarters is located in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Chandler headquarters is located in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Chandler headquarters is located in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

New data for 2019 from the U.S. Census Bureau released May 20 shows the city of Chandler grew by 1.55% from 2018-19, an increase of 3,979 residents, bringing the city to a population of 261,165.

Chandler's growth is just a little more than the state's overall population growth from 2018-19—Arizona as a whole grew by 1.49%, or 107,071 residents.

Neighboring Gilbert saw a population increase of 1.68% from 2018-19, according to the data.


But it was West Valley cities that were recognized as some of the fastest growing in the country. Buckeye and Goodyear both made the list of fastest-growing cities, with Buckeye coming in at No. 2 with a population increase of 56.6% between 2010-19 and Goodyear coming in at No. 14 with a population increase of 33.1% between 2010-19.

In that same time frame, Chandler's population grew 10.45%, an increase of 24,711 residents in nine years.


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