Maplewood is located in northeast New Jersey. Maplewood is part of Essex County. As of 2005-2009, the total Maplewood population is 22,236, which has shrunk 6.84% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Maplewood median household income is $101,912 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 27.97% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 30.67% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Maplewood median house value is $478,300 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 114.77% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 87.30% and is much 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 Maplewood is better than the state average in quality. The Maplewood area code is 973.