Baltimore is located close to the center of Maryland. Baltimore is between the Baltimore City, Baltimore, Anne Arundel county. Baltimore has 80.94 square miles of land area and 11.11 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Baltimore population is 622,271, which has shrunk 4.44% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 11.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Baltimore median household income is $41,819 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.04% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 40.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Baltimore median house value is $155,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 124.31% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 96.92% 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 Baltimore is worse than the state average in quality. The Baltimore area codes are 301, 410, 443.