Surprise, Arizona Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Surprise is 132,904, a change of 9.25% when compared to 2014. With an area of 108.28 square miles, this works out to a population density of 1,227.43 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 48,095, with an average household size of 2.76.
Surprise's 2018 unemployment rate was 6.79%.
The average household income in Surprise for 2018 was $78,614, while the median was $65,160.

Surprise Population Trends

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Surprise Fertility Rate

1,038 estimated births

Surprise Household Characteristics

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Type of Housing

Surprise Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,407

Surprise Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $1,289

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Surprise Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Surprise city, Arizona 121,648
2015 Surprise city, Arizona 123,813
2016 Surprise city, Arizona 127,492
2017 Surprise city, Arizona 129,534
2018 Surprise city, Arizona 132,904