Surprise, AZ Livability Score

Surprise, AZ is Exceptionally Livable
  • • Surprise is ranked #11 in Arizona
  • • Surprise is ranked #1058 in the USA
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
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The Locals

Population (2013)115,0076,626,624317,297,938
Median Age36.036.037.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%55%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)46%44%45%
African American5%4%13%
Speak English88%73%79%
Speak Spanish8%21%13%
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