Paynesville is located close to the center of Minnesota. Paynesville is between the Stearns, Kandiyohi, Meeker county. Paynesville has 2.32 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Paynesville population is 2,466, which has grown 8.78% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 9.44% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Paynesville median household income is $43,385 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.60% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.12% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Paynesville median house value is $124,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 71.72% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 51.31% 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 Paynesville is better than the state average in quality. The Paynesville area code is 320.