Population density (sq mi)1,1826591
Median age39.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%42%43%
Speak English86%73%79%
Speak Spanish9%20%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Surprise is 1719% higher than Arizona
  • The median age in Surprise is 8% higher than Arizona
  • In Surprise 84.60% of the population is White
  • In Surprise 6.36% of the population is Black
  • In Surprise 2.15% of the population is Asian

Compare Surprise, AZ Demographics


      Surprise population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.47%4.41%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.17%0.19%0.18%
      Mixed race3.18%3.31%3.06%
      Other race3.07%6.97%4.75%
      In Surprise, 18.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Surprise age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Surprise, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).