Cemetery burial plot cost in Arizona: cheapest & most expensive options

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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.

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Arizona: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Avondale, AZ$1,200-73%
Bonita, AZ$5,60028%
Chandler, AZ$5,27921%
El Mirage, AZ$6,42547%
Glendale, AZ$4,84611%
Lake Havasu City, AZ$1,725-60%
Lake Havasu, AZ$3,100-29%
Mesa, AZ$4,4141%
Phoenix, AZ$4,7619%
Scottsdale, AZ$5,37423%
Sun City West, AZ$4,5003%
Sun City, AZ$7,20865%
Tucson, AZ$2,843-35%
Yuma, AZ$3,838-12%

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.

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
National Memorial Cemetery of ArizonaOpen23029 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024Phone: 480-513-3600
Prescott National CemeteryCremation Only500 Highway 89 North Prescott, AZ 86313Phone: 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.

InstitutionAddressContact
Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Camp Navajo14317 Veterans Drive, Camp Navajo PO Box 16419 Bellemont, AZ 86015LTC Andrew Griffin, USAF, Ret., Ed.D., Cemetery Administrator Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services Phone: 928-214-3474
Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana15950 N Luckett Road Marana, AZ 85653Nicole Contreras, Cemetery Administrator Phone: 520-638-4869
Monte Calvario Cemetery5149 W. Omokol Tucson, AZ 85757Letticia M. Baltazar, Cemetery Manager Phone: 520-879-6317
San Carlos Apache Tribal Veterans Cemetery in San Carlos42700 W US Highway 70San Carlos, AZ 85550Terry Rambler, Chairman, San Carlos Apache Tribe Phone: 928-475-2361
Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery1300 Buffalo Soldier TrailSierra Vista, AZ 85635Joe Larson, Director Phone: 520-458-7144