Bolivar is located close to the center of Missouri. Bolivar is between the Polk, Hickory county. Bolivar has 8.28 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bolivar population is 10,443, which has grown 14.22% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.74% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bolivar median household income is $36,156 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.92% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bolivar median house value is $107,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 34.37% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 52.06% and is lower 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 Bolivar is better than the state average in quality. The Bolivar area code is 417.