Chandler homes for sale
High-Tech Oasis of the Silicon Desert
One of the most prominent suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona, Chandler is an amazing place to live. It was founded back in 1912 and as such has a rich and fascinating history. Add to that its stunning natural beauty and the fact that there are real estate options to suit everyone’s tastes, and you will quickly see why this is a highly desirable suburb.
Schools, businesses and infrastructure
Finding work in Chandler is usually not a problem; according to the most recent statistics, the economy in Chandler has grown by 3.17% last year (much higher than the US average of 1.56%). From its booming retail sector to its future proofed links to the aeronautics industry, Chandler has job opportunities for all kinds of workers. Transport infrastructure is very good, thanks to the suburb’s proximity to the Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport among others (Chandler also has its own municipal airport), and its excellent road and rail links. Moreover, Chandler has plenty to offer in terms of educational opportunities for families: there are several good schools in the area, including Hamilton High School, Chandler High School and Arizona College Preparatory School.
Popular Activities in Chandler, AZ
Chandler has everything you could think of. Equestrian Clubs, Western Themed Town, Oasis Park, and even an Ostrich Festival; Chandler provides them all to satisfy your eccentric living standards. So what are some popular activities to do in Chandler, AZ?
Horse riding at Koli Equestrian Club
Ever wanted to try out horse riding but you just could not get the chance? At Chandler’s Koli Club you can fulfill your dreams of riding those majestic beasts. Whether you are a seasoned rider or a beginner, Koli’s Indian Reservation will take care of all needs.
Arizona Railway Museum
Travel back in time as you visit the railway museum with your family. This museum is dedicated towards giving you a clear picture of the ancient passenger, engine, and cargo cars used in Western America.
Chandler Fashion Center
The luxurious shopping mall is conveniently situated right in the middle of Chandler. Boasting expansive food courts, beauty salons, famous brand shops and play area, this shopping mall will give you an unforgettable experience.
Chandler’s Center for the Arts
Enjoy theatrical plays, ballads, comedy shows, performances and much more at the Center for the arts. The ever courteous staff will ensure that your experience is as memorable as possible.
Wild Horse Motor Sports Park
Featuring a multi lane drag track, this place is for racing enthusiasts. The Motor park contains a quarter mile long race strip where you can easily enjoy some thrilling races and get much needed adrenaline rush in process.
Chandler Ostrich Festival
Yes, there is an Ostrich Festival that happens in March, no kidding. Festival’s top features include dance, music, songs, food and ostrich races! Ostriches are raced chariot style on the track and it is always a great treat to watch.
Go Wild at Rawhide Western Town
Do you like Wild West and cowboy movies? You can get the same experience at the Rawhead 1880’s replica western town. Equipped with shooting ranges, delicious cuisine, Western style clothing and Gift shops, you will have a definite blast at this place.
So what are you waiting for? Don your cowboy hat and get settled in Chandler. Once you are there, your life will never be the same again.
Education in Chandler
Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona and it’s also a prominent suburb of Phoenix. So Why is education great in Chandler, AZ? On top of being a youthful and affluent community, the people of Chandler are well educated and almost 75 percent of residents have gone through college. Parents in the area trust the schools to provide their children with the knowledge and skills to make them lifelong learners as well as responsible citizens. Standardized test scores in public schools are among the highest rated in Arizona, and they are also well above national and state averages. The location also boasts high-tech industries that attract and keep these highly educated residents.
When it comes to education levels, 16 percent of Chandler residents have a graduate degree, which is above the national average of 12 percent. A quarter of residents have a Bachelor’s degree, which is above the national average of 19 percent. 34 percent of residents have some college and Associates degree, which is also above the national average of 29 percent. 17 percent of residents only have a high school diploma, which is better than the national average of 28 percent. And 9 percent of residents have less than high school education, which is better than the national average of 13 percent.
If you’re looking for a good school, Chandler has some of the best public schools in the US. You can find a good school through their rankings, which are based on test scores, teacher quality, college readiness, and graduation rates among others. Phoenix also has a wealth of opportunities when it comes to colleges and universities. Arizona State University is the biggest public university in the US based on enrollment with over 91,000 students. We also have the University of Arizona, which has over 43,000 students. Community college districts in the area serve over 265,000 students. Also, the level of enrolment in colleges and universities has been rising steadily over the years. With so many opportunities for learning, it’s not surprising that education is great in Chandler, AZ.
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