Paton is located close to the center of Iowa. Paton is between the Greene, Boone, Webster county. Paton has 0.56 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Paton population is 294, which has grown 10.94% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 5.19% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Paton median household income is $41,250 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.92% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 33.56% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Paton median house value is $50,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 54.41% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 53.09% 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 Paton is much better than the state average in quality. The Paton area code is 515.