Escondido is located in southeast California. Escondido is part of San Diego County. Escondido has 36.81 square miles of land area and 0.18 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Escondido population is 147,603, which has grown 10.52% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Escondido median household income is $49,409 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.07% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Escondido median house value is $335,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 74.40% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 75.60% 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 Escondido is close to the state average in quality. The Escondido area code is 760.