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The average burial plot cost in Arizona is $4,365. This is based on an analysis of 839 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $7,208 and as low as $1,200. That’s 22% higher than the national average.
Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.
When making burial arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.
Arizona: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city
|City||Average burial plot cost||Difference from State Average|
|El Mirage, AZ||$6,425||47%|
|Lake Havasu City, AZ||$1,725||-60%|
|Lake Havasu, AZ||$3,100||-29%|
|Sun City West, AZ||$4,500||3%|
|Sun City, AZ||$7,208||65%|
Arizona: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots
If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 2 such cemeteries in Arizona. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.
|National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona||Open||23029 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024||Phone: 480-513-3600|
|Prescott National Cemetery||Cremation Only||500 Highway 89 North Prescott, AZ 86313||Phone: 928-717-7569|
State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.
|Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Camp Navajo||14317 Veterans Drive, Camp Navajo PO Box 16419 Bellemont, AZ 86015||LTC Andrew Griffin, USAF, Ret., Ed.D., Cemetery Administrator Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services Phone: 928-214-3474|
|Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana||15950 N Luckett Road Marana, AZ 85653||Nicole Contreras, Cemetery Administrator Phone: 520-638-4869|
|Monte Calvario Cemetery||5149 W. Omokol Tucson, AZ 85757||Letticia M. Baltazar, Cemetery Manager Phone: 520-879-6317|
|San Carlos Apache Tribal Veterans Cemetery in San Carlos||42700 W US Highway 70San Carlos, AZ 85550||Terry Rambler, Chairman, San Carlos Apache Tribe Phone: 928-475-2361|
|Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery||1300 Buffalo Soldier TrailSierra Vista, AZ 85635||Joe Larson, Director Phone: 520-458-7144|