Carbon is located close to the center of Texas. Carbon is part of Eastland County. Carbon has 1.02 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Carbon population is 333, which has grown 48.66% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Carbon median household income is $16,250 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 44.68% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 31.68% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Carbon median house value is $51,400 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -107.26% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 59.27% 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 Carbon is close to the state average in quality. The Carbon area code is 254.