Carpinteria is located in south California. Carpinteria is between the Santa Barbara, Ventura county. Carpinteria has 2.59 square miles of land area and 6.69 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Carpinteria population is 13,323, which has shrunk 6.14% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Carpinteria median household income is $65,467 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.16% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Carpinteria median house value is $563,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.33% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% 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 Carpinteria is better than the state average in quality. The Carpinteria area code is 805.