The city of Chandler is located in Maricopa County, U.S. state of Arizona. It is a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, and a part of the Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is currently growing at an annual rate of 1.50%. In the recent poll, Chandler has a reported population of more than 261 thousand people, a significant increase of 13.98% since 2010. The suburban city is bordered by Gilbert to the east, Gila River Indian Community to the south, Phoenix to the west, and Tempe to the north. With an area spanning over 65 miles, Chandler has a population density of 4 133 people per square mile, making it the 4th largest city in Arizona, right after Phoenix, Tucson, and Mesa City, respectively 77th largest city in the United States.