Natchitoches is located in northwest Louisiana. Natchitoches is between the Natchitoches, Winn county. Natchitoches has 22.63 square miles of land area and 3.69 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Natchitoches population is 18,460, which has grown 3.33% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Natchitoches median household income is $26,848 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.17% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Natchitoches median house value is $140,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 85.96% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 65.18% 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 Natchitoches is worse than the state average in quality. The Natchitoches area code is 318.