Ipswich is located in northeast Massachusetts. Ipswich is part of Essex County. Ipswich has 1.64 square miles of land area and 0.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Ipswich population is 4,003, which has shrunk 3.80% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.85% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Ipswich median household income is $59,821 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.77% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.34% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Ipswich median house value is $358,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 65.56% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 77.65% 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 Ipswich is better than the state average in quality. The Ipswich area code is 978.