Hoover is located close to the center of Alabama. Hoover is between the Jefferson, Shelby county. Hoover has 47.16 square miles of land area and 1.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hoover population is 82,849, which has grown 32.05% 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%. Hoover median household income is $76,469 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.37% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hoover median house value is $260,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 45.97% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 45.48% and is about the same as 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 Hoover is much better than the state average in quality.