Beardstown is located close to the center of Illinois. Beardstown is between the Cass, Schuyler county. Beardstown has 3.57 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Beardstown population is 6,336, which has grown 9.89% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Beardstown median household income is $39,568 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.95% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Beardstown median house value is $64,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.49% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is about the same as 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 Beardstown is worse than the state average in quality. The Beardstown area code is 217.