Latest Data (2017)
Population 134,085
Nationwide Rank 203

Quick Facts

Surprise, Arizona is the 203rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Surprise, Arizona is a city.

Surprise, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Surprise had its largest population ever.

Surprise, Arizona is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 100% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Surprise, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
193 Waco, Texas 136,436 19.0%
194 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 136,372 92.4%
195 Denton, Texas 136,268 62.9%
196 West Valley City, Utah 136,170 24.6%
197 Midland, Texas 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton, Texas 135,710 23.0%
199 Roseville, California 135,329 66.4%
200 Warren, Michigan 135,022 -2.2%
201 Charleston, South Carolina 134,875 36.2%
202 Hampton, Virginia 134,669 -8.0%
203 Surprise, Arizona 134,085 314.5%
204 Columbia, South Carolina 133,114 11.5%
205 Coral Springs, Florida 133,037 11.1%
206 Visalia, California 133,010 39.1%
207 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,631 6.3%
208 Gainesville, Florida 132,249 17.0%
209 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 132,228 8.5%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
84 Chandler 253,458 41.1%
85 Scottsdale 249,950 22.3%
87 Glendale 246,709 11.2%
91 Gilbert 242,354 106.5%
133 Tempe 185,038 16.4%
153 Peoria 168,181 51.5%
203 Surprise 134,085 314.5%
327 Yuma 95,502 20.7%
402 Avondale 84,025 125.5%
431 Goodyear 79,858 306.6%
495 Flagstaff 71,975 35.5%
525 Buckeye 68,453 601.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 134,085 203
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