The 10 Most Dangerous And Worst Neighborhoods In Chandler, AZ

The most dangerous and worst Chandler neighborhoods are Springfield Adult and Trails End Estates for 2023 based on Saturday Night Science.

Worst Neighborhoods In Chandler
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Chandler’s neighborhoods conjure up too many stereotypes to count. You’ve got hipster areas, preppy places, neighborhoods where college kids thrive, and of course, ghettos.

It seems as if there’s a neighborhood for everyone in Chandler.

And while the city consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Arizona thanks in part to tons of entertainment and jobs, it’s not all rainbows and sunshine in Chandler. Some neighborhoods aren’t as safe as others.

So the question arises, which Chandler neighborhoods are the most dangerous and which are the safest?

Today, we’ll use Saturday Night Science to determine which Chandler hoods need a little tender loving care – the sore thumbs of the Chandler area if you will. Realistically, you can’t expect all the neighborhoods to be amazing, although Sunridge ranks way above the rest.

We examined 25 of Chandler’s neighborhoods to find out the most dangerous places to live. These places don’t quite measure up to Chandler’s reputation.

The Most Dangerous Neighborhoods In Chandler For 2023

  1. Springfield Adult
  2. Trails End Estates
  3. Silk Stocking
  4. Downtown Chandler Historic District
  5. New Horizons
  6. Hoy Homes
  7. Arizona Reflections
  8. Sunset Park Manor
  9. Knoll East
  10. Woodglen

So what’s the worst neighborhood to live in Chandler for 2023? According to the most recent census data, Springfield Adult looks to be the worst neighborhood in Chandler.

Read on to see how we determined the places around Chandler that need a pick-me-up. And remember, don’t blame the messenger.

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Table Of Contents: Top 10 | Methodology | Summary | Table

The 10 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods In Chandler For 2023

1. Springfield Adult

Population: 11

Median Home Value: $72,319 (worst)
Median Income: $8,723 (worst)

2. Trails End Estates

Population: 344

Median Home Value: $159,825 (5th worst)
Median Income: $67,866 (15th worst)

3. Silk Stocking

Population: 236

Median Home Value: $130,741 (2nd worst)
Median Income: $47,429 (5th worst)

4. Downtown Chandler Historic District

Population: 95

Median Home Value: $130,741 (2nd worst)
Median Income: $48,076 (6th worst)

5. New Horizons

Population: 372

Median Home Value: $260,822 (22nd worst)
Median Income: $57,690 (10th worst)

6. Hoy Homes

Population: 890

Median Home Value: $162,873 (6th worst)
Median Income: $32,149 (3rd worst)

7. Arizona Reflections

Population: 453

Median Home Value: $205,143 (16th worst)
Median Income: $76,042 (2worst)

8. Sunset Park Manor

Population: 77

Median Home Value: $139,835 (4th worst)
Median Income: $31,719 (2nd worst)

9. Knoll East

Population: 488

Median Home Value: $178,733 (11th worst)
Median Income: $65,396 (12th worst)

10. Woodglen

Population: 1,104

Median Home Value: $168,362 (8th worst)
Median Income: $65,396 (12th worst)

Methodology: How we determined the most dangerous Chandler neighborhoods in 2023

To figure out how bad a place is to live in, we only needed to know what kinds of things people like and then decide what places have the least amount of those things. We plugged the following criteria into Saturday Night Science to get the worst neighborhoods in Chandler:

  • High crime (Estimated)
  • High unemployment (Less jobs)
  • Low median income (Less pay)
  • Low population density (No things to do)
  • Low home values (No one’s willing to pay to live here)

Then, we ranked each neighborhood in Chandler, Arizona for each of these criteria from worst to best.

Next, we averaged the individual rankings for each criterion into a “Worst Score.”

The neighborhood with the lowest “Worst Score” ranks as the most dangerous neighborhood of Chandler.

The article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. We updated this article for 2023. This report is our time ranking the worst neighborhoods to live in Chandler.

Skip to the end to see the list of all 25 neighborhoods ranked from worst to best.

Summary: The Worst Neighborhoods Around Chandler

Well, there you have it — the worst of the neighborhoods in Chandler with Springfield Adult landing at the bottom of the pack.

As mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Chandler aren’t all bad. Sunridge takes the cake as the best place to live in Chandler.

We ranked the neighborhoods from worst to best in the chart below.

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Most Dangerous Neighborhoods To Live In Chandler For 2023?

Rank Neighborhood Population Home Value Median Income
1 Springfield Adult 11 $72,319 $8,723
2 Trails End Estates 344 $159,825 $67,866
3 Silk Stocking 236 $130,741 $47,429
4 Downtown Chandler Historic District 95 $130,741 $48,076
5 New Horizons 372 $260,822 $57,690
6 Hoy Homes 890 $162,873 $32,149
7 Arizona Reflections 453 $205,143 $76,042
8 Sunset Park Manor 77 $139,835 $31,719
9 Knoll East 488 $178,733 $65,396
10 Woodglen 1,104 $168,362 $65,396
11 Knoll East Unit Seven 502 $176,683 $70,164
12 Dobson Estates 282 $190,982 $73,432
13 Silverton Ranch 221 $228,477 $82,394
14 Park Manor 525 $162,873 $37,477
15 Amberwood North 5,001 $180,368 $62,126
16 Southmoore 649 $180,134 $88,800
17 Orange Tree 501 $239,991 $70,287
18 Tremaine Park 185 $314,370 $74,457
19 Shawnee Park 639 $182,404 $67,727
20 Cove At Tiburon 65 $240,809 $85,714
21 Arrowhead Meadows Ii 551 $253,954 $53,481
22 San Marcos Country 177 $271,252 $48,618
23 Chieftain Village 173 $271,252 $48,076
24 Arrowhead Meadows 684 $170,851 $69,448
25 Sunridge 322 $260,822 $90,167
About Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson earned his masters in Business Administration from the Drucker School At Claremont Graduate University. He has written for 39 publications across the country and ran the media relations department at Movoto, a real estate portal based in San Francisco. He has been featured in over 500 publications as an expert in real estate and as an authority on real estate trends.

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