Latest Data (2016)
Population 132,677
Nationwide Rank 202

Quick Facts

Surprise, Arizona is the 202nd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Surprise, Arizona is a city.

Surprise, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Surprise had its largest population ever.

Surprise, Arizona is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 99% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Surprise, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
192 West Valley City, Utah 136,574 25.0%
193 Olathe, Kansas 135,473 44.3%
194 Hampton, Virginia 135,410 -7.5%
195 Warren, Michigan 135,125 -2.1%
196 Midland, Texas 134,610 41.6%
197 Waco, Texas 134,432 17.2%
198 Charleston, South Carolina 134,385 35.7%
199 Columbia, South Carolina 134,309 12.5%
200 Denton, Texas 133,808 59.9%
201 Carrollton, Texas 133,351 20.9%
202 Surprise, Arizona 132,677 310.1%
203 Roseville, California 132,671 63.1%
204 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,427 6.2%
205 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 131,947 86.2%
206 Gainesville, Florida 131,591 16.4%
207 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 131,127 7.6%
208 Visalia, California 131,074 37.0%
209 Coral Springs, Florida 130,059 8.6%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 129,934 4.9%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 129,113 9.8%
212 Thousand Oaks, California 128,888 9.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
84 Chandler 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale 245,895 10.8%
93 Gilbert 237,133 102.1%
133 Tempe 182,498 14.8%
156 Peoria 164,173 47.9%
202 Surprise 132,677 310.1%
330 Yuma 94,906 19.9%
405 Avondale 82,881 122.4%
441 Goodyear 77,258 293.4%
492 Flagstaff 71,459 34.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 132,677 202
2015 128,422 213
2014 126,275 215
2013 123,546 216
2012 121,287 215
2011 119,136 216
2010 117,517 215
2009 95,236 293
2008 93,013 299
2007 89,922 312
2006 85,820 329
2005 73,264 404
2004 59,492 523
2003 49,922 654
2002 44,058 744
2001 38,084 857
2000 32,348 992
1990 7,182 3,182