Surprise is located close to the center of Arizona. Surprise is part of Maricopa County. Surprise has 105.75 square miles of land area and 0.12 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Surprise population is 117,517, which has grown 280.96% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 24.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. Surprise median household income is $59,973 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 35.82% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 23.91% and is higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. Surprise median house value is $189,200 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 47.47% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 45.01% and is lower than the national average rate of 51.67%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Surprise is better than the state average in quality. The Surprise area code is 623.
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* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data