Chandur is located at . It has an average elevation of 484 metres (1587 feet).
India census, Chandur had a population of 10,762. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Chandur has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 73% and female literacy of 51%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Agriculture is the major source of income to people living in and around Chandur. Apart from this, Chandur has variety of industries through which people make living - brass works, Handloom (Weaving of Silk/Pocahmpally Sarees), tobacco etc. Chandur has several rice mills and parboiled rice mills.Chandur was once known as the Commercial Hub of Nalgonda District. However, other towns have taken over and developed at a rapid speed. Chandur could not develop at a rapid speed due to not having direct connectivity through rail/road to major cities. Chandur has also got an ice factory located near Gram Panchayat.
Chandur has got various hostels for community-wise.