Surprise

Surprise

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Welcome to Surprise

Surprise is a growing city located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. The city is known for its abundance of outdoor activities, family-friendly attractions, and affordable living. With a population of around 150,000 residents, Surprise offers a mix of suburban convenience and small-town charm.
 
One of the most popular attractions in Surprise is the Surprise Stadium. This stadium hosts spring training for two Major League Baseball teams, the Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals. The stadium also hosts a range of other sporting events throughout the year, including minor-league baseball games.
 
Surprise is also home to several parks and recreational facilities, including the White Tank Mountain Regional Park. This park offers visitors the opportunity to hike, bike, and explore the natural beauty of the surrounding desert landscape. The city also features several golf courses, including the Granite Falls Golf Course and the Sun City Grand Golf Course.
 
For those who enjoy arts and culture, Surprise is home to the West Valley Art Museum and the Arizona Broadway Theatre. The art museum features a range of exhibits and events throughout the year, while the theater hosts a variety of musicals, plays, and other performances.
 
Finally, Surprise is a great place to dine and shop. The city features several shopping centers and restaurants, offering a range of options for visitors. Whether you're looking for a quick bite to eat or a sit-down dinner, Surprise has something to offer.
 
If you would like more information on any of these Surprise homes for sale, just request information on the listing details page of the property. We can provide you with information that’s not available to the public including disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more.
 
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Overview for Surprise, AZ

141,875 people live in Surprise, where the median age is 41.7 and the average individual income is $34,097. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

141,875

Total Population

41.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$34,097

Average individual Income

Around Surprise, AZ

There's plenty to do around Surprise, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

25
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Boyer Drive Thru, Cyclone Muay Thai , and 2 Knuckle Sports MMA & Fitness academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.23 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.31 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.57 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.74 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.41 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.74 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Surprise, AZ

Surprise has 52,205 households, with an average household size of 2.71. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Surprise do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 141,875 people call Surprise home. The population density is 1,286.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

141,875

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.7

Median Age

47.67 / 52.33%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
52,205

Total Households

2.71

Average Household Size

$34,097

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Surprise, AZ

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Surprise. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Sonoran Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Ashton Ranch Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
West-MEC - Willow Canyon High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
West-MEC - Valley Vista High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
West-MEC - Shadow Ridge High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
The Palms Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Paradise Honors Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Calibre Academy Surprise
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Imagine Surprise Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Arizona Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Kingswood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Legacy Traditional School - Surprise
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
West Point Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Countryside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Freedom Traditional Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Valley Vista High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Willow Canyon High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Asante Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Desert Oasis Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5

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