Mariposa is located close to the center of California. Mariposa is part of Mariposa County. Mariposa has 12.85 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Mariposa population is 1,524, which has grown 11.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Mariposa median household income is $34,881 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 92.25% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Mariposa median house value is $160,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.94% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is 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 Mariposa is better than the state average in quality. The Mariposa area code is 209.