Statistic Surprise Arizona National
Population 139,007 7,278,717 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 1,260 65 91
Median age 41.9 37.1 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 65% 53% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 40% 42% 43%
Speak English 87% 73% 79%
Speak Spanish 9% 20% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Surprise is 1839% higher than Arizona
  • The median age in Surprise is 13% higher than Arizona
  • In Surprise 83.05% of the population is White
  • In Surprise 5.37% of the population is Black
  • In Surprise 2.78% of the population is Asian

Compare Surprise, AZ Demographics

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      Surprise population breakdown by race

      Race Surprise Arizona National
      White 83.05% 77.80% 73.35%
      Black 5.37% 4.27% 12.63%
      Asian 2.78% 3.05% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.29% 4.41% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
      Mixed race 3.92% 3.31% 3.06%
      Other race 4.46% 6.97% 4.75%
      In Surprise, 20.2% 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.

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