Cullowhee is located in west North Carolina. Cullowhee is part of Jackson County. Cullowhee has 3.50 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Cullowhee population is 5,531, which has grown 54.54% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Cullowhee median household income is $15,607 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 20.73% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Cullowhee median house value is $158,900 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -25.32% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 41.83% and is much 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 Cullowhee is better than the state average in quality. The Cullowhee area code is 828.