Surprise employment information

Income per capita$25,609$25,537$28,555
Median household income$59,094$49,928$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,181$61,328$68,142
Median income renter occupied$50,363$34,148$33,219
Median earnings male$41,072$33,118$36,116
Median earnings female$31,356$25,566$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%5.9%5.8%
Poverty level11.0%18.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Surprise is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Surprise is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Surprise is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Surprise is 29% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Surprise median earnings by income bracket

Surprise employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%0.9%
Manufacturing sector8.7%0.5%
Financial & insurance services4.2%9.4%
Wholesale & retail services19.9%13.8%
Public administration8.1%6.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%2.3%
Education, health & social services12.1%37.4%

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Peoria, AZ160,231$63,02518%
Surprise, AZ121,648$59,09410%

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Abilene, TX120,776$42,76620%
Kent, WA122,620$57,4907%
Denton, TX122,742$48,5189%
Evansville, IN120,220$35,99633%
Lafayette, LA123,528$45,68215%
Surprise, AZ121,648$59,09410%
Source: The Surprise, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.