Gilroy is located close to the center of California. Gilroy is part of Santa Clara County. Gilroy has 16.15 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gilroy population is 50,776, which has grown 22.46% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Gilroy median household income is $81,056 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.45% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Gilroy median house value is $458,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.25% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is 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 Gilroy is better than the state average in quality. The Gilroy area code is 408.