Surprise employment information

IndexSurpriseArizonaNational
Income per capita$26,675$26,686$29,829
Median household income$61,035$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,515$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,254$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$41,421$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$30,949$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level10.2%17.7%15.1%
The Surprise, AZ employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Surprise is $26,675, which is equal to than the Arizona average and 11% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $61,035, which is 19% higher than than the Arizona average and 10% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Surprise is 4%, which is 7% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Surprise is 10% which is 33% lower than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$40,685$61,035$122,070
City
$34,223$51,340$102,680
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Surprise is 11% 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 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Surprise is 33% lower than the national average.

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      Surprise median earnings by income bracket

      Surprise employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector7.4%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services5.2%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services20.4%14.2%
      Public administration6.0%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%2.9%
      Education, health & social services13.3%39.0%
      Other28.3%25.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832$99,06379%
      Anthem, AZ22,571$86,77057%
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,449$79,82144%
      Goodyear, AZ72,629$74,41735%
      Peoria, AZ158,677$66,16320%
      Surprise, AZ127,492$61,03510%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Topeka, KS127,472$43,74021%
      Stamford, CT127,410$81,63448%
      Coral Springs, FL127,673$67,70222%
      Elizabeth, NJ128,042$43,83121%
      Concord, CA126,938$71,47729%
      Surprise, AZ127,492$61,03510%
      Source: The Surprise, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).