Surprise Maricopa County, Arizona

Surprise: City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States

About

Surprise is a city located in the county of Maricopa in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 117,517. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 147,965 inhabitants.

The city was created 85 years ago in 1936.

Surprise Quick Facts

Population : 147,965 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Maricopa County
Phone Area Codes : 623
Water as percent of area : 0.12%
Land as percent of area : 99.88%
Altitude : 1,175 feet / 358 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1937 (85 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 15:30:29 (21st May 2022)
Postal code : 85374
Population growth : 20.58% (2010-2020)
Surprise locator map
Location of Surprise on Arizona map.
City Hall - Surprise  AZ  USA 2250094 image
City Hall - Surprise AZ USA 2250094
City Hall - Surprise  AZ  USA 2250094 image

Geography

Surprise is located at 33°37'50"N 112°19'60"W (33.6305900, -112.3332200).

Surprise map

Demographics

The population of Surprise increased by 20.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 117,517 - census
2011 119,617 1.76% estimation process
2012 122,266 2.17% estimation process
2013 125,035 2.21% estimation process
2014 127,880 2.22% estimation process
2015 130,336 1.88% estimation process
2016 132,846 1.89% estimation process
2017 134,781 1.44% estimation process
2018 137,717 2.13% estimation process
2019 141,664 2.79% estimation process
2020 147,965 4.26% estimation process

Surprise zip code is 85374. County name: Maricopa, County fips: 04013

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People born in Surprise (2)

People born in Surprise, including Filipina-author of speculative fiction Alyssa Wong, basketball player Colleen Planeta, .

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Schools in Surprise

College & universities near Surprise, AZ

Code Name City ZIP
464226 Ottawa University-Surprise Surprise (AZ) 85374
490452 Kor Beauty Academy Peoria (AZ) 85382-4958
105899 Arizona Christian University Glendale (AZ) 85306-3216
423643 Midwestern University-Glendale Glendale (AZ) 85308
104708 Glendale Community College Glendale (AZ) 85302

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Surprise, AZ

Code Name Address Type
PXN Phoenix (Metro Center Transit Station), Arizona 9617 North Metro Parkway West BUS
PHG Phoenix (Greyhound), Arizona 2115 East Buckeye Road BUS
PHA Phoenix (Airport), Arizona 3400 East Sky Harbor Blvd. BUS
MRC Maricopa 19427 N. John Wayne Parkway RAIL
CVD Camp Verde, Arizona 1613 Finnie Flats Rd BUS

Post offices near Surprise

Post Office Name City ZIP
Surprise Dysart Retail Post Office Surprise (AZ) 85378
El Mirag Post Office El Mirage (AZ) 85335
Sun City W Post Office Sun City West (AZ) 85375
Surpr Post Office Surprise (AZ) 85374
Youngtown Post Office Youngtown (AZ) 85363

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Surprise , Nebraska city in Butler County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 40 people.

Other cities in Maricopa County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Maricopa County , AZ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Phoenix 1,708,127 County seat and capital city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, fifth largest city in the United States by population
Mesa 528,159 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Chandler 265,398 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Scottsdale 262,647 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Gilbert 257,658 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Glendale 255,307 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Maryvale 208,189 Urban village in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Tempe 200,402 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Peoria 179,872 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Tempe Junction 158,368 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States of America
Goodyear 90,622 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Avondale 88,914 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Buckeye 85,224 Town in Maricopa County, Arizona
Queen Creek 60,097 Town in Arizona, United States
Sun City 37,499 Census designated place in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
El Mirage 36,481 City in Arizona

Distance to Other Cities

Surprise distances to largest Arizona cities