Payson is located close to the center of Utah. Payson is part of Utah County. Payson has 8.66 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Payson population is 18,928, which has grown 48.85% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 27.98% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Payson median household income is $59,591 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.87% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 30.88% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Payson median house value is $181,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.97% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 45.45% 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 Payson is much better than the state average in quality. The Payson area code is 801.