Metairie is located in southeast Louisiana. Metairie is part of Jefferson County. Metairie has 23.22 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Metairie population is 140,074, which has shrunk 4.15% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Metairie median household income is $51,808 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.55% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Metairie median house value is $211,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 52.12% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 65.18% 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 Metairie is worse than the state average in quality. The Metairie area code is 504.