Kirkwood is located in east Missouri. Kirkwood is part of Saint Louis County. Kirkwood has 9.16 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Kirkwood population is 27,587, which has grown 0.96% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Kirkwood median household income is $77,420 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.45% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.91% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Kirkwood median house value is $242,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 51.15% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 52.06% 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 Kirkwood is much better than the state average in quality.