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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 132 Independent Living communities in Surprise and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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The Park at Surprise (Open Now)

14630 W Parkwood Dr, Surprise, AZ 85374

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Distinctive Independent Living | Experience a Carefree LifestyleIf you are looking for a retirement community with just the right amount of amenities, an ample selection of senior-friendly floor plans or a social environment to spend more time with friends, The Park at Surprise can provide the...

Solstice Senior Living at Sun City West

18626 North Spanish Garden Drive, Sun City West, AZ 85375

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Solstice Senior Living at Sun City West boasts a resort-style setting surrounded by golf courses in Sun City West, where our residents enjoy easy access to community centers, pools and sports courts. Family members and caregivers find comfort in the availability of on-site personal care...

Vista de la Montaña

18510 North Parkview Place, Surprise, AZ 85374

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Vista de la Montana provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. If you like your days sunny, dry and steeped in the beauty of the Arizona countryside, then you've found your new home. Not only do residents enjoy the tastefulness and friendliness of our charming...

The Woodmark at Sun City

17207 North Boswell Boulevard, Sun City, AZ 85373

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Our community of Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care residents is spread across six acres of beautifully landscaped property. With over 100 apartments available for Independent and Assisted Living, and more than 30 single-story Memory Care suites designed to promote mental...

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The Palms at Sun City

10101 W Palmeras Dr, Sun City, AZ 85373

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Situated in the heart of Sun City, just one block north of Bell Road and one block west of 99th Avenue, The Palms at Sun City is a vibrant community designed to help our seniors enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being.This inviting resort style residence...

Vista del Rio

13619 North 94th Drive, Peoria, AZ 85381

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Vista del Rio provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on a quiet campus in the heart of Peoria, a beautiful northwestern suburb of Phoenix, we offer a peaceful environment with access to all the convenience of a major metropolitan area. We're just...

Casa Del Rio

12751 N. Plaza del Rio, Peoria, AZ 85381

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Experience the best of both worlds at Casa del Rio, an established independent living community that recently completed a MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION. We offer newly appointed, luxurious one and two bedroom apartment homes with innovative amenities, unlimited, restaurant style dining, an...

Garden Ridge

18170 N 91st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382

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The Amethyst Gardens offers a plethora of activities that range from daily exercise classes and pool activities to mall shopping, casino day trips, and cultural events. Join us for bingo, bridge, or live musical entertainment in our spacious, formal great room. The Amethyst Garden's mission is to...

Fellowship Square Surprise

16477 W Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ 85374

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The Montecito

17271 North 87th Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85382

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Palos Verdes Senior Living

18441 North 87th Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85382

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In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Palos Verdes is the premier...

Arrowhead Valley Retirement Resort

20025 N 81st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382

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Arrowhead Valley offers all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement.Arrowhead Valley's top-notch, all-inclusive services and amenities include EVERYTHING you need to live in comfort and luxury with one monthly rent payment and no buy-in or...

MorningStar Senior Living at Golden Ridge

6735 W Golden Ln, Peoria, AZ 85345

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Inspira Arrowhead

20240 N 78th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308

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Inspira Arrowhead will be a state of the art senior living community with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care resident options. Inspira Arrowhead will be located in a campus environment including restaurants such as Kneader’s Bakery and Starbucks, The Church of Joy and a future...

Westgate Village

8847 W Glendale Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305

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Experience the best of the Arizona lifestyle with Westgate Village. Conveniently located in Glendale, Westgate Village offers year-round sunshine and resort-like amenities, all within 30 minutes of downtown Phoenix. This brand new independent senior living community is close to the Westgate...

Glencroft

8611 North 67th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85302

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Glencroft is an assisted living community located in the city of Glendale, Arizona in the county of Maricopa. Glendale is a city that is absolutely filled with both natural and architectural beauty. Glendale homes magnify the natural beauty of the desert landscape that surrounds the area. Nearby...

Thunderbird Senior Living

5401 W Dailey St, Glendale, AZ 85306

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When you think of retirement living, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle...

Orchard Pointe at Terrazza

6775 W Happy Valley Rd, Peoria, AZ 85383

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Estrella Estates

14930 West Wigwam Blvd, Goodyear, AZ 85395

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At Estrella Estates we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities +pour coffee at mealtime and take time to get to know each of our residents. Plus,...

The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

2655 N. Pebblecreek Parkway, Avondale, AZ 85392

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The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community is an assisted living community located in Goodyear, Arizona, in Maricopa County and home to over 74,000 people. Goodyear is in a suburb of Phoenix and home to beautiful scenic areas such as South Lake Park in Estella with its water views and palm trees....

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Learn More About Independent Living in Surprise, AZ

Expect an unexpected retirement in this northwestern suburb of Phoenix. With easy access to shopping and dining options and health care facilities, Surprise offers residents a relaxing life of convenience if they choose — but all the wonders and outdoor recreational opportunities of the Central Arizona wilderness are always close by. Within town, local festivals, parks, and historic sites combine to give Surprise a well-rounded identity and distinctive culture.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Surprise are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Surprise retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Surprise, AZ

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $2,400 in Surprise and $2,300 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 in the state of Arizona was around $2,300.


Learn More About Surprise, AZ

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Surprise are rated three points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs fluctuate around the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing103111979910498

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$65,348 per year$49,863 per year$61,230 per year$26,088 per year$40,823 per year$1,706 per year$757 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Surprise include:

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 390+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Banner Boswell Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 520+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Weather and Climate

Surprise lies in a hot desert climate, experiencing long, dry summers with exceptionally high temperatures and mild winters. The average humidity level is 35%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 51%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum55°F68°F41°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum94°F108°F79°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 159

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 9″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size4022.6%136,7721,270 per square mile2.8

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.3%2.8%6.4%19.6%0.1%2.9%68.7%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Peoria: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 23/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Maricopa County

DemocraticRepublicanOther45.7%49.1%5.2%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Surprise include:

  • City of Surprise Art Gallery
  • Desert Caballeros Museum
  • The Original Townsite
  • Surprise Women’s Heritage Trail

Outdoor attractions in Surprise:

  • Tennis & Racquet Complex
  • Surprise Community Park
  • Stonebrook Park
  • Lake Pleasant Regional Park
  • White Tank Mountain Regional Park

Surprise’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • The Vista Center for the Arts
  • Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts
  • Ghostlight Theatre
  • Sunday in the Park Food Truck Festival
  • Surprise Stadium
  • Surprise Town Center
  • Surprise Village Shopping Center

Transportation

Valley Metro Bus Service offers bus transportation on fixed routes in the Phoenix metropolitan area, including Surprise. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Surprise.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Arizona

There are 20 independent living facilities near Surprise, Arizona. See the full list.

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