Most Expensive Surprise Neighborhoods
Surprise is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 126,275 people and 28 constituent neighborhoods, Surprise is the tenth largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in Surprise was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Surprise economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Surprise, where the median household income is $59,094.
Surprise real estate is some of the most expensive in Arizona, although Surprise house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Surprise isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Surprise are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Surprise is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Surprise who work in office and administrative support (16.94%), sales jobs (11.75%) and management occupations (9.30%).
Also of interest is that Surprise has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Surprise, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.19 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Surprise is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.30% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Surprise in 2010 was $25,609, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,436 for a family of four. However, Surprise contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Surprise is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Surprise home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Surprise residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Surprise also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.17% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Surprise include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Surprise is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||44,472|
|SURPRISE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.90%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.10%|
|TYPE OF SURPRISE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||85.20%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.65%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.96%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.56%|
|SIZE OF SURPRISE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.44%|
|AGE OF SURPRISE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||67.71%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||30.39%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||1.74%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.16%|
|SURPRISE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$271,649|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,428|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $79,000||5.33%|
|$79,001 - $157,000||9.56%|
|$157,001 - $315,000||46.79%|
|$315,001 - $472,000||25.71%|
|$472,001 - $630,000||7.16%|
|$630,001 - $787,000||3.26%|
|$787,001 - $1,180,000||1.67%|
|$1,180,001 - $1,574,000||0.30%|
|PEOPLE OF SURPRISE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.84%|
|5 TO 17||20.09%|
|18 TO 24||5.97%|
|25 TO 34||12.05%|
|35 TO 54||24.19%|
|55 TO 64||9.95%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||20.92%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.71%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$59,094|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,609|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.03%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.70%)
Public Service (7.51%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.50%)
Real estate (2.65%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.48%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.64%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.10%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.75%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.59%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||18.17%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (16.44%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.80%)
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