Helena is located close to the center of Alabama. Helena is between the Jefferson, Shelby county. Helena has 20.34 square miles of land area and 0.33 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Helena population is 16,752, which has grown 62.70% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.33% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Helena median household income is $86,018 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.74% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 27.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Helena median house value is $177,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.42% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 45.48% 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 Helena is better than the state average in quality. The Helena area code is 205.