Etowah is located in west North Carolina. Etowah is part of Henderson County. Etowah has 17.53 square miles of land area and 0.21 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Etowah population is 6,862, which has grown 148.08% 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%. Etowah median household income is $44,918 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.86% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Etowah median house value is $175,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 56.19% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is 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 Etowah is much better than the state average in quality. The Etowah area code is 828.