Chandler AZ

Chandler AZ Southeast Of Phoenix Arizona

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Chandler AZChandler AZ is a large city to the southeast of Phoenix AZ with a population of over 225,000 people. It beginnings date back to 1912. when Dr. Alexander John Chandler, a veterinary surgeon, settled on a ranch south of Mesa, Arizona. By 1900, he had acquired 18,000 acres of land, and began plans for a town site on what was then known as the Chandler Ranch. The town site office opened on May 17, 1912.

Chandler AZ had a population of only 3,000 in 1950, but by 1980 the growth in the population exploded to 30,000. The population of Chandler AZ has continued to parallel the growth of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Today, what once was thriving agricultural land has become the suburban residential areas of Chandler and Phoenix Arizona.

Chandler AZ is a popular place to live year around and for the snowbirds in winter. However, it is relatively expensive. The mean price for all types of housing units in 2012 was $256,577. Single family homes were more and priced out at $268,611. Townhouses and condo units averaged $159,509.

Those values are either good, bad or of no concern based on where you are coming from. However, if you are considering a home in Chandler AZ, then you should also put Oro Valley AZ on your list.

Oro Valley AZ Is An Alternative To Chandler AZ

Chandler AZ is about an 1 ½ hours from Oro Valley AZ in the northwest Tucson area. An hour and a half drive, but a world apart – MAP

Oro Valley Arizona presently encompasses approximately 34 square miles. Oro Valley provides a great public parks system, notable outdoor amenities and retailing venues. The Oro Valley Hospital on Tangerine Rd services the residents of Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and Northwest Tucson AZ

Oro Valley families are served by the Amphitheater School District which is one of the statistically highest performing public school systems in Arizona. Search for an Oro Valley Homes By School.


Many of our clients start their Arizona home search in Chandler AZ or the greater Phoenix area. But guess what, they like the Oro Valley area better. If you are considering a home in Chandler AZ or Phoenix, then also take a look at homes Northwest area of Tucson AZ. That includes Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana. Each city has active adult communities, single family homes, townhouses and condos. Give us a call, we can help you find that perfect place in the Northwest area of Tucson area.

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Chandler AZ was last modified: June 18th, 2015 by ben4wp

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Chandler AZ was last modified: June 18th, 2015 by ben4wp

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Chandler AZ was last modified: June 18th, 2015 by ben4wp

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