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150 Apartments for rent in Chandler, AZ

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27 Units Available
Cooper 202
1450 S Cooper Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,395
755 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,573
1129 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Perfect mixture of elegance and style with can't-miss social spaces, featuring a resort-style pool and spa, yoga studio and fitness center, and spacious dog park. Recently updated homes include granite counters.
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14 Units Available
VIVE
1901 W Germann Rd
Chandler, AZ | Stonefield
1 Bedroom
$1,298
806 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,391
1146 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,684
1285 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Located in the Chandler area, close to South Dobson Road. Apartments include a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel refrigerator and a working fireplace. Pool, coffee bar and game room available to residents.
Verified
12 Units Available
Avery on the Green
125 S Alma School Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,270
845 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,580
1139 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Smack dab in Chandler, these luxury apartments are just minutes from San Marcos Elementary School. Each unit has wooden floors, a modern kitchen and dishwasher. Carport, gym and putting green.
Verified
12 Units Available
Elevation Chandler
2300 W Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,268
716 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,523
1059 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Welcome to resort-style living. You'll always feel on vacation with a sparkling pool, hot tub, fire pit, 24-hour gym and more world-class amenities designed for your comfort. Fully equipped kitchens, in-unit laundry and spacious layouts.
Verified
11 Units Available
Camden Chandler
2777 S Arizona Avenue
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,379
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,459
1178 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Great location close to Chandler Fashion Square Mall and San Tan Village. Community includes parking, pool and trash valet. Units feature dishwasher, stainless steel appliances and patio/balcony.
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14 Units Available
Camden Pecos Ranch
1175 W Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,199
760 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,439
1051 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Camden Pecos Ranch is a pet-friendly community. Units offer granite counters, hardwood floors, dishwashers, and stainless steel appliances. The area is just off 202 Loop, and just 2 miles from Chandler Fashion Center.
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22 Units Available
Avant Fashion Center by Mark-Taylor
555 S Galleria Way
Chandler, AZ
Studio
$1,119
587 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,484
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,751
1166 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 01:09 AM
This is where elegance meets style. Fresh interiors with hardwood floors, granite counters and central air for comfort. Nest technology throughout the community with features like a yoga studio, refreshing pool, gym and coffee bar.
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7 Units Available
San Brisas
900 N Rural Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,350
846 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,561
1021 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 01:29 AM
Luxurious homes feature arched hallways, 9-foot ceilings and abundant storage. Located in Chandler School District, close to employers like Banner Health and Bank of America. Community includes fountain, lush landscaping and resort-like atmosphere.
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26 Units Available
Summit at San Marcos
445 West Chandler Blvd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,236
791 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,644
1129 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 01:29 AM
One-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans with many interior upgrades. Rooftop lofts available with 18-foot ceilings. In the Silk Stocking neighborhood close to Chandler High School.
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121 Units Available
The District at Chandler
2222 West Frye Road
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,299
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,799
1279 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 12:44 AM
Smart. Connection. Community. Just a few of the things that come standard at The District at Chandler. Our pet-friendly one and two bedroom apartments and townhomes near Intel were made to make your life easier – and a lot more high tech.
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26 Units Available
The Met at Fashion Center
1 N Hearthstone Way
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,265
703 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,398
1054 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Uptown Chandler area near Fashion District and tech companies. Stainless steel kitchens with ice maker, in-unit laundry and granite counters. Pet-friendly community with sports, games, gym and pool.
Verified
18 Units Available
Olympus Steelyard
155 E. Frye Road
Chandler, AZ | Downtown Chandler
1 Bedroom
$1,195
770 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,632
1157 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Walking distance to Folley Park in pleasant Chandler location. Load of amenities, including courtyard, elevator and business center. 24-gym with yoga and pool. Dogs and cats welcome in modern, new apartments.
Verified
18 Units Available
Pinnacle Terrace
801 N Federal St
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,193
729 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,422
1050 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Convenient location in Chandler, close to museums, schools, and parks. Units offer hardwood floors, dishwasher, and laundry. Luxury community includes pool, pool table, bike storage, and game room.
Verified
16 Units Available
The Ventura
3600 W Ray Rd
Chandler, AZ | Windmills West
1 Bedroom
$1,140
798 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,530
1039 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,750
1263 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 03:24 AM
Resort-style living near Windmills West Park in Chandler. Recently renovated 1-3 bedroom apartments with fireplaces and patios/balconies. Pet friendly. Community features pool, gym, yoga and fire pit.
Verified
9 Units Available
Morrison Chandler by Mark-Taylor
3950 W Chandler Blvd
Chandler, AZ
Studio
$1,200
569 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,250
778 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1159 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 01:20 AM
Prime location in the heart of Chandler Fashion District close to Downtown Chandler and Price Road. Community features resort-style pool, fitness facility and yoga studio.
Verified
2 Units Available
Liv Avenida
3250 S Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,411
796 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 01:19 AM
Disabled-friendly and smoke-free community that has parking garages, car wash area, and yoga, as well as other amenities. Homes have extra storage space and in-unit laundry.
Verified
16 Units Available
2150 Arizona Ave South
2150 S Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,009
681 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
1067 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,705
1232 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 01:14 AM
Luxury community has multiple pools and spas, basketball court, and fitness center. Residents live in units with laundry, patio/balcony, and granite counters. Great location in Chandler close to pharmacy, banks, restaurants, and more.
Verified
7 Units Available
Waterside at Ocotillo by Mark-Taylor
4800 S Alma School Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,410
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,449
981 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,575
1142 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 01:12 AM
Just minutes from the Promenade at Fulton Ranch and Fulton Ranch Towne Center, this community offers residents a 24-hour gym, detached garages and outdoor cookout areas. Units have walk-in closets, in-unit laundry and updated carpeting.
Verified
10 Units Available
San Palmas at Mission Park by Mark-Taylor
1111 N Mission Park Blvd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,230
942 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,460
1095 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,710
1438 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 01:11 AM
Thoughtfully designed homes with ceiling fans and open layouts. Lots of community offerings, including a grilling station, pool, and gym. Conveniently located near Chandler Fashion Center, Wild Horse Pass Casino and Loop 101.
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19 Units Available
San Palacio by Mark-Taylor
2255 W Germann Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,308
840 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,364
1143 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,614
1323 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 01:08 AM
Units include black appliances, gas stoves, and full-size washer and dryer. Units offer linen closet, marble vanities, and walk-in closets. Community has lush landscaping, clubhouse fireplace, resort style pool.
Verified
4 Units Available
Dobson 2222
2222 S Dobson Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,239
841 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,410
1104 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 01:07 AM
This community is a short walk to the shops on West Germann Road and a shorter drive to Route 202. Residents have the choice from one-, two- and three-bedroom units in this pet-friendly community.
Verified
18 Units Available
Ocotillo Bay
1889 W Queen Creek Rd
Chandler, AZ | Octotillo
1 Bedroom
$1,089
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,269
1041 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 01:00 AM
You'll love coming home to these elegant apartments, fully equipped with stainless steel appliances and spacious closets. Spend the day relaxing at the sparkling pool, sauna, tennis court or media room. Here, convenience is key.
Verified
12 Units Available
Parcland Crossing
800 W Willis Rd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,287
781 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,311
1157 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,033
1400 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 12:59 AM
Gorgeous apartment homes in a gated community with swimming pool, spa and poolside cabanas. Beautiful views of the desert landscape. Gourmet kitchens with stainless steel sinks, granite counters and black appliances.
Verified
13 Units Available
Avana Chandler
3800 W Chandler Blvd
Chandler, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,317
701 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,274
1132 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 12:59 AM
Luxurious amenities include basketball court, pool, parking and playground. Units offer laundry, patio/balcony and in-unit laundry. Located in the Kyrene School District, close to shops and restaurants.
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How much is rent in Chandler?
In Chandler, the median rent is $961 for a studio, $1,168 for a 1-bedroom, $1,455 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,118 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Chandler, check out our monthly Chandler Rent Report.
How much is rent in Chandler?
In Chandler, the median rent is $961 for a studio, $1,168 for a 1-bedroom, $1,455 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,118 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Chandler, check out our monthly Chandler Rent Report.
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While some Chandler properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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While some Chandler properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Chandler.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Chandler. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Arizona State University-Tempe, GateWay Community College, Mesa Community College, Rio Salado College, and Paradise Valley Community College.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Chandler. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Arizona State University-Tempe, GateWay Community College, Mesa Community College, Rio Salado College, and Paradise Valley Community College.

Median Rent in Chandler

Last updated Aug. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Chandler is $1,168, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,455.
Studio
$961
1 Bed
$1,168
2 Beds
$1,455
3+ Beds
$2,118

City Guide

Chandler
Chandler is a suburb of Phoenix located in what locals call the “East Valley’. And really, Chandler is the consummate “suburb”; it’s a place just outside a major city where people who don’t want to pay to live in Phoenix, live. The cost of living there is considerably less, especially concerning apartments, with the cost of an apartment in Chandler being roughly half the cost of an apartment in downtown Phoenix.
Chandler is a suburb of Phoenix located in what locals call the “East Valley’. And really, Chandler is the consummate “suburb”; it’s a place just outside a major city where people who don’t want to pay to live in Phoenix, live. The cost of living there is considerably less, especially concerning apartments, with the cost of an apartment in Chandler being roughly half the cost of an apartment in downtown Phoenix.

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Questionable Neighborhoods

So you’re new to town. One of the first questions anyone has is naturally, “What areas do I avoid?” Well, since Ice-T lives in Chandler, just don’t go near his house. Kidding- I’m sure “Ice” is a very nice, reasonable man. Who happens to be the writer of a song called “Cop Killer.” But doesn’t he also play a cop on Law and Order? You’ll be fiiine.

Questionable Neighborhoods
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So you’re new to town. One of the first questions anyone has is naturally, “What areas do I avoid?” Well, since Ice-T lives in Chandler, just don’t go near his house. Kidding- I’m sure “Ice” is a very nice, reasonable man. Who happens to be the writer of a song called “Cop Killer.” But doesn’t he also play a cop on Law and Order? You’ll be fiiine.

Job Market

Intel employs the most Chandler citizens of any employer in the city. Several high-technology manufacturing firms (Orbital Sciences Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor) also setup shop in Chandler and actually employ 25% percent of all workers in the city. For this reason, a lot of transplants who came from out of state to work in Phoenix or thereabouts, end up renting a place in Chandler to further their careers. To illustrate how plain it is, Forbes magazine voted it one of the most boring cities in America 2 years ago. Think of it as a rest stop on the way to a better job/living arrangement five or so years in the future. And that’s not to say anything negative about Chandler, but it’s more of a temporary destination than a final one. Sort of like how your five minute “debut” in Girls Gone Wild a couple years ago was just temporary until your “acting career” took off. Welcome to Chandler! We’re glad you’re here!

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Intel employs the most Chandler citizens of any employer in the city. Several high-technology manufacturing firms (Orbital Sciences Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor) also setup shop in Chandler and actually employ 25% percent of all workers in the city. For this reason, a lot of transplants who came from out of state to work in Phoenix or thereabouts, end up renting a place in Chandler to further their careers. To illustrate how plain it is, Forbes magazine voted it one of the most boring cities in America 2 years ago. Think of it as a rest stop on the way to a better job/living arrangement five or so years in the future. And that’s not to say anything negative about Chandler, but it’s more of a temporary destination than a final one. Sort of like how your five minute “debut” in Girls Gone Wild a couple years ago was just temporary until your “acting career” took off. Welcome to Chandler! We’re glad you’re here!

What Are You Willing To Spend?

This will obviously determine the kind of apartments you can expect to find in Chandler, or anywhere for that matter. For a 1 bedroom place in Chandler, anticipate spending a minimum of $620 to $650 a month rent for an apartment with anywhere from 650 to 700 square feet. But for instance, say you are looking for a 2 bedroom with a price range of $850 to $1000 per month (average median rent in Chandler is just over $1,000 per month); Chandler is loaded with apartments of this ilk and generally a dollar in rent translates to about one square foot of apartment space. That amount of money will get you a nice place in a good, clean part of town (which the whole town is, excluding downtown) with access to strip malls, shopping and any other convenience that you could expect to find in a suburb of a major city.

What Are You Willing To Spend?
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This will obviously determine the kind of apartments you can expect to find in Chandler, or anywhere for that matter. For a 1 bedroom place in Chandler, anticipate spending a minimum of $620 to $650 a month rent for an apartment with anywhere from 650 to 700 square feet. But for instance, say you are looking for a 2 bedroom with a price range of $850 to $1000 per month (average median rent in Chandler is just over $1,000 per month); Chandler is loaded with apartments of this ilk and generally a dollar in rent translates to about one square foot of apartment space. That amount of money will get you a nice place in a good, clean part of town (which the whole town is, excluding downtown) with access to strip malls, shopping and any other convenience that you could expect to find in a suburb of a major city.

Availability of Apartments

Availability of apartments in Chandler is never really a concern because there are so many around to house the tech-workers who cycle in and out. Residents are generally only in a space for a year or two; no one is renting an apartment and living there for ten years. A 12-month lease is the standard, but in case you just want to get your feet wet and see what Chandler is like, there is no shortage of “Temporary Housing” i.e. apartments or houses you can rent for a month or two. The town is primarily comprised of young professionals that are renting, or young professionals who work in Phoenix but didn’t want to overpay for a house in Phoenix. There’s a reason why the “median resident age” is just over 31 years old.

Availability of Apartments
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Availability of apartments in Chandler is never really a concern because there are so many around to house the tech-workers who cycle in and out. Residents are generally only in a space for a year or two; no one is renting an apartment and living there for ten years. A 12-month lease is the standard, but in case you just want to get your feet wet and see what Chandler is like, there is no shortage of “Temporary Housing” i.e. apartments or houses you can rent for a month or two. The town is primarily comprised of young professionals that are renting, or young professionals who work in Phoenix but didn’t want to overpay for a house in Phoenix. There’s a reason why the “median resident age” is just over 31 years old.

How Do I Get Around?

One of the areas that sorely lacks in and around Chandler is reliable public transportation. In fact, most locals don’t rely on it because it just really isn’t that great. Having a car is just about the only way to get around with any predictability. The City of Chandler just recently announced budget cuts will reduce the level of service from now until January of 2012, so don’t expect the public transportation option to improve any time soon.

How Do I Get Around?
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One of the areas that sorely lacks in and around Chandler is reliable public transportation. In fact, most locals don’t rely on it because it just really isn’t that great. Having a car is just about the only way to get around with any predictability. The City of Chandler just recently announced budget cuts will reduce the level of service from now until January of 2012, so don’t expect the public transportation option to improve any time soon.

Other Useful Info

One thing you must know about Chandler (and Arizona in general), especially if you’re a 20 or 30 something. Sort of like how Burger King is the home of the “Whopper”.

A “Super Extreme DUI” is if a drunk driver’s blood alcohol level is above .200 (“Whoa, how many Apple Pucker shots did you take, braaah??”) it carries a minimum jail term of 30 days. So just be smart, and don’t drink and drive, not like you would anyway, but since DUI laws vary so much from state to state it’s something to be aware of.

Chandler is good place to settle down if you’re trying to avoid the big city rush of Phoenix. The rent is reasonable and the living spaces are many, it’s just up to you to choose what area really fits you most. You really can’t go wrong, regardless of your decision.

Happy Hunting!

Other Useful Info
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One thing you must know about Chandler (and Arizona in general), especially if you’re a 20 or 30 something. Sort of like how Burger King is the home of the “Whopper”.

A “Super Extreme DUI” is if a drunk driver’s blood alcohol level is above .200 (“Whoa, how many Apple Pucker shots did you take, braaah??”) it carries a minimum jail term of 30 days. So just be smart, and don’t drink and drive, not like you would anyway, but since DUI laws vary so much from state to state it’s something to be aware of.

Chandler is good place to settle down if you’re trying to avoid the big city rush of Phoenix. The rent is reasonable and the living spaces are many, it’s just up to you to choose what area really fits you most. You really can’t go wrong, regardless of your decision.

Happy Hunting!

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City Guide

Chandler
Chandler is a suburb of Phoenix located in what locals call the “East Valley’. And really, Chandler is the consummate “suburb”; it’s a place just outside a major city where people who don’t want to pay to live in Phoenix, live. The cost of living there is considerably less, especially concerning apartments, with the cost of an apartment in Chandler being roughly half the cost of an apartment in downtown Phoenix.
Chandler is a suburb of Phoenix located in what locals call the “East Valley’. And really, Chandler is the consummate “suburb”; it’s a place just outside a major city where people who don’t want to pay to live in Phoenix, live. The cost of living there is considerably less, especially concerning apartments, with the cost of an apartment in Chandler being roughly half the cost of an apartment in downtown Phoenix.

Having trouble with Craigslist Chandler? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

Questionable Neighborhoods

So you’re new to town. One of the first questions anyone has is naturally, “What areas do I avoid?” Well, since Ice-T lives in Chandler, just don’t go near his house. Kidding- I’m sure “Ice” is a very nice, reasonable man. Who happens to be the writer of a song called “Cop Killer.” But doesn’t he also play a cop on Law and Order? You’ll be fiiine.

Questionable Neighborhoods
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So you’re new to town. One of the first questions anyone has is naturally, “What areas do I avoid?” Well, since Ice-T lives in Chandler, just don’t go near his house. Kidding- I’m sure “Ice” is a very nice, reasonable man. Who happens to be the writer of a song called “Cop Killer.” But doesn’t he also play a cop on Law and Order? You’ll be fiiine.

Job Market

Intel employs the most Chandler citizens of any employer in the city. Several high-technology manufacturing firms (Orbital Sciences Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor) also setup shop in Chandler and actually employ 25% percent of all workers in the city. For this reason, a lot of transplants who came from out of state to work in Phoenix or thereabouts, end up renting a place in Chandler to further their careers. To illustrate how plain it is, Forbes magazine voted it one of the most boring cities in America 2 years ago. Think of it as a rest stop on the way to a better job/living arrangement five or so years in the future. And that’s not to say anything negative about Chandler, but it’s more of a temporary destination than a final one. Sort of like how your five minute “debut” in Girls Gone Wild a couple years ago was just temporary until your “acting career” took off. Welcome to Chandler! We’re glad you’re here!

Job Market
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Intel employs the most Chandler citizens of any employer in the city. Several high-technology manufacturing firms (Orbital Sciences Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor) also setup shop in Chandler and actually employ 25% percent of all workers in the city. For this reason, a lot of transplants who came from out of state to work in Phoenix or thereabouts, end up renting a place in Chandler to further their careers. To illustrate how plain it is, Forbes magazine voted it one of the most boring cities in America 2 years ago. Think of it as a rest stop on the way to a better job/living arrangement five or so years in the future. And that’s not to say anything negative about Chandler, but it’s more of a temporary destination than a final one. Sort of like how your five minute “debut” in Girls Gone Wild a couple years ago was just temporary until your “acting career” took off. Welcome to Chandler! We’re glad you’re here!

What Are You Willing To Spend?

This will obviously determine the kind of apartments you can expect to find in Chandler, or anywhere for that matter. For a 1 bedroom place in Chandler, anticipate spending a minimum of $620 to $650 a month rent for an apartment with anywhere from 650 to 700 square feet. But for instance, say you are looking for a 2 bedroom with a price range of $850 to $1000 per month (average median rent in Chandler is just over $1,000 per month); Chandler is loaded with apartments of this ilk and generally a dollar in rent translates to about one square foot of apartment space. That amount of money will get you a nice place in a good, clean part of town (which the whole town is, excluding downtown) with access to strip malls, shopping and any other convenience that you could expect to find in a suburb of a major city.

What Are You Willing To Spend?
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This will obviously determine the kind of apartments you can expect to find in Chandler, or anywhere for that matter. For a 1 bedroom place in Chandler, anticipate spending a minimum of $620 to $650 a month rent for an apartment with anywhere from 650 to 700 square feet. But for instance, say you are looking for a 2 bedroom with a price range of $850 to $1000 per month (average median rent in Chandler is just over $1,000 per month); Chandler is loaded with apartments of this ilk and generally a dollar in rent translates to about one square foot of apartment space. That amount of money will get you a nice place in a good, clean part of town (which the whole town is, excluding downtown) with access to strip malls, shopping and any other convenience that you could expect to find in a suburb of a major city.

Availability of Apartments

Availability of apartments in Chandler is never really a concern because there are so many around to house the tech-workers who cycle in and out. Residents are generally only in a space for a year or two; no one is renting an apartment and living there for ten years. A 12-month lease is the standard, but in case you just want to get your feet wet and see what Chandler is like, there is no shortage of “Temporary Housing” i.e. apartments or houses you can rent for a month or two. The town is primarily comprised of young professionals that are renting, or young professionals who work in Phoenix but didn’t want to overpay for a house in Phoenix. There’s a reason why the “median resident age” is just over 31 years old.

Availability of Apartments
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Availability of apartments in Chandler is never really a concern because there are so many around to house the tech-workers who cycle in and out. Residents are generally only in a space for a year or two; no one is renting an apartment and living there for ten years. A 12-month lease is the standard, but in case you just want to get your feet wet and see what Chandler is like, there is no shortage of “Temporary Housing” i.e. apartments or houses you can rent for a month or two. The town is primarily comprised of young professionals that are renting, or young professionals who work in Phoenix but didn’t want to overpay for a house in Phoenix. There’s a reason why the “median resident age” is just over 31 years old.

How Do I Get Around?

One of the areas that sorely lacks in and around Chandler is reliable public transportation. In fact, most locals don’t rely on it because it just really isn’t that great. Having a car is just about the only way to get around with any predictability. The City of Chandler just recently announced budget cuts will reduce the level of service from now until January of 2012, so don’t expect the public transportation option to improve any time soon.

How Do I Get Around?
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One of the areas that sorely lacks in and around Chandler is reliable public transportation. In fact, most locals don’t rely on it because it just really isn’t that great. Having a car is just about the only way to get around with any predictability. The City of Chandler just recently announced budget cuts will reduce the level of service from now until January of 2012, so don’t expect the public transportation option to improve any time soon.

Other Useful Info

One thing you must know about Chandler (and Arizona in general), especially if you’re a 20 or 30 something. Sort of like how Burger King is the home of the “Whopper”.

A “Super Extreme DUI” is if a drunk driver’s blood alcohol level is above .200 (“Whoa, how many Apple Pucker shots did you take, braaah??”) it carries a minimum jail term of 30 days. So just be smart, and don’t drink and drive, not like you would anyway, but since DUI laws vary so much from state to state it’s something to be aware of.

Chandler is good place to settle down if you’re trying to avoid the big city rush of Phoenix. The rent is reasonable and the living spaces are many, it’s just up to you to choose what area really fits you most. You really can’t go wrong, regardless of your decision.

Happy Hunting!

Other Useful Info
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One thing you must know about Chandler (and Arizona in general), especially if you’re a 20 or 30 something. Sort of like how Burger King is the home of the “Whopper”.

A “Super Extreme DUI” is if a drunk driver’s blood alcohol level is above .200 (“Whoa, how many Apple Pucker shots did you take, braaah??”) it carries a minimum jail term of 30 days. So just be smart, and don’t drink and drive, not like you would anyway, but since DUI laws vary so much from state to state it’s something to be aware of.

Chandler is good place to settle down if you’re trying to avoid the big city rush of Phoenix. The rent is reasonable and the living spaces are many, it’s just up to you to choose what area really fits you most. You really can’t go wrong, regardless of your decision.

Happy Hunting!

Chandler Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter’s satisfaction with their cities and states

Here’s how Chandler ranks on:

A+
Overall satisfaction
B+
Safety and crime rate
B
Jobs and career opportunities
B+
Recreational activities
B
Affordability
A-
Quality of schools
C
Social Life
A-
Weather
C
Commute time
B
State and local taxes
C
Public transit
B
Pet-friendliness

Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released Chandler’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

"Chandler renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "However, ratings varied widely across different categories, indicating that even though renters love Chandler, some aspects can be better."

Key findings in Chandler include the following:

  • Chandler renters gave their city an A+ overall.
  • The highest-rated categories for Chandler were weather and quality of local schools, which both received A- grades.
  • The areas of concern to Chandler renters are commute time, public transit and social life, which all received C grades.
  • Chandler did relatively well compared to other cities in Arizona, including Phoenix (B-), Tucson (D) and Mesa (C+).
  • Chandler did relatively well compared to similar cities nationwide, including Los Angeles, CA (C+), Seattle, WA (B+) and Philadelphia, PA (C+).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

Renters say:

  • "I love the constant change in the city but the fact that the history has been preserved." – Rylee G.
  • "Chandler is a nice, easy-going community. However, luxury apartments are being built all over, which means rent prices are going up." – Janell O.
  • "I like that it’s quiet and there’s not a lot of crime. But traffic is horrible." – Claire
  • "It’s a great community thriving with local businesses, which really give you a taste of the culture."- Nicolas A.

For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

View our national survey results here.
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Renter Confidence Survey

Apartment List has released Chandler’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

"Chandler renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "...

View full Chandler Renter Survey

Here’s how Chandler ranks on:

A+
Overall satisfaction
B+
Safety and crime rate
B
Jobs and career opportunities
B+
Recreational activities
B
Affordability
A-
Quality of schools
C
Social Life
A-
Weather
C
Commute time
B
State and local taxes
C
Public transit
B
Pet-friendliness

Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released Chandler’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

"Chandler renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "However, ratings varied widely across different categories, indicating that even though renters love Chandler, some aspects can be better."

Key findings in Chandler include the following:

  • Chandler renters gave their city an A+ overall.
  • The highest-rated categories for Chandler were weather and quality of local schools, which both received A- grades.
  • The areas of concern to Chandler renters are commute time, public transit and social life, which all received C grades.
  • Chandler did relatively well compared to other cities in Arizona, including Phoenix (B-), Tucson (D) and Mesa (C+).
  • Chandler did relatively well compared to similar cities nationwide, including Los Angeles, CA (C+), Seattle, WA (B+) and Philadelphia, PA (C+).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

Renters say:

  • "I love the constant change in the city but the fact that the history has been preserved." – Rylee G.
  • "Chandler is a nice, easy-going community. However, luxury apartments are being built all over, which means rent prices are going up." – Janell O.
  • "I like that it’s quiet and there’s not a lot of crime. But traffic is horrible." – Claire
  • "It’s a great community thriving with local businesses, which really give you a taste of the culture."- Nicolas A.

For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

View our national survey results here.