Amesbury is located in northeast Massachusetts. Amesbury is part of Essex County. As of 2005-2009, the total Amesbury population is 12,225, which has shrunk 0.83% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.85% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Amesbury median household income is $63,545 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 27.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 34.34% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Amesbury median house value is $317,600 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 82.53% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 77.65% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Amesbury is close to the state average in quality. The Amesbury area code is 978.