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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Surprise, Arizona is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Surprise, Arizona is more expensive.

Surprise, Arizona cost of living is 104.40.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGSurprise, ArizonaUnited States
  Overall  104100
  Grocery  98.6100
  Health  95100
  Housing  118100
  Utilities  98100
  Transportation  101100
  Miscellaneous  96100

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Surprise Law Enforcement

The city of surprise is a beautiful place. It would not be a good place to live however. They have a young eager police force. You are taking a BIG risk driving... (Read More)



Low Crime Rate, Newer modernized city

Although i absolutely despise the summers in Arizona, I live in a city with about 100,000 people. Everyone is friendly, the community's are safe, the schools are good... (Read More)



Imagine Rosefield Elementary

A wonderful school! Rosefield is a friendly, safe, and clean environment for children. They are dedicated to children, safety, academics, and character! All of my... (Read More)



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