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Latitude: 33.670612 Longitude: -112.452674


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Overview
Population:117,517
Pop. Change:265%
State: Arizona
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
County: Maricopa County
City:Surprise
Zip Code:85374, 85379, ... 5 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Schools:See Local Schools

Surprise's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Surprise, Arizona

As of 2012, Surprise's population is 117,517 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 265.04 percent.

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The median home cost in Surprise is $143,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 9.21 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Surprise's cost of living is 5.80% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Surprise public schools spend $4,112 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 21.4 students per teacher in Surprise.

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The unemployment rate in Surprise is 7.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Surprise jobs have Decreased by 0.12 percent.


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Map Of Surprise

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Average Commute time is 35 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Surprise's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes