Surprise, Arizona Population 2018

Surprise, Arizona's estimated population is 134,085 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Surprise, Arizona is the 10th largest city in Arizona based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1243.21 people/mi² (480.00 people/km²), with a household density of 198.76 people/km² (514.80 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 39.9 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 55,523 households in the city, with an average size of 2.75 people per household. The vacancy rate was 16.8%, with a median rent of $1199/month. The median house has 5.7 rooms, and has a value of $197,600.

The median income for households in Surprise, Arizona is $61,035, while the mean household income is $71,330. The per capita income is $26,675, and 7.2% of families and 10.2% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 14.5% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 5.6% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017134,0852,1051.59%
2016131,9802,3471.81%
2015129,6332,3781.87%
2014127,2552,6422.12%
2013124,6132,6082.14%
2012122,0052,5562.14%
2011119,4491,7861.52%
2010117,66386,815281.43%
200030,84823,726333.14%
19907,1223,39991.30%
19803,7230.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White107,862
Black or African American8,106
Two or More Races4,054
Some Other Race3,912
Asian2,746
American Indian and Alaska Native596
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander216

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Surprise Az Population Pyramid 2018

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Surprise Az Median Age

39.9


Total

39.1


Male

41


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 99,759 adults in Surprise Az.

Surprise Az Age Dependency

89.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Surprise Az Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.7
Houses Without Mortgage
10,981
Houses With Mortgage
23,191
Vacancy Rate
16.8
Median Rent
1,199
Median Home Value
197,600
Renter-Occupied Units
12,028
Owner-Occupied Units
34,172
Total Housing Units
55,523

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Surprise Az for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.3% and the labor force participation rate is 55.7%.

Surprise Az Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.75
Average Family Size
3.21
Total Households
46200
Married Couple Households
27898
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1575
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4818
Non Family Households
11909
Total Families
34291
Households With Own Children
13793
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Surprise Az Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,907
$10,000 to $14,999
1,316
$15,000 to $24,999
3,001
$25,000 to $34,999
4,619
$35,000 to $49,999
6,762
$50,000 to $74,999
10,725
$75,000 to $99,999
7,650
$100,000 to $149,999
7,507
$150,000 to $199,999
1,814
Over $200,000
899

Surprise Az Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Surprise Az

Arizona

$61,035

$51,340

$71,330

$70,432

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Surprise Az Education Data

Surprise Az Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,2612.60%
9th to 12th Grade
4,2694.91%
High School Graduate
22,54725.95%
Some College
25,01528.80%
Associates Degree
8,80110.13%
Bachelors Degree
16,04718.47%
Graduate Degree
7,9319.13%