Licking is located close to the center of Missouri. Licking is between the Texas, Dent, Phelps county. Licking has 2.13 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Licking population is 2,992, which has grown 103.40% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Licking median household income is $23,214 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.08% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 25.91% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Licking median house value is $62,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 12.21% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 52.06% and is much 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 Licking is close to the state average in quality. The Licking area code is 573.