Peabody is located in northeast Massachusetts. Peabody is part of Essex County. Peabody has 16.21 square miles of land area and 0.58 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Peabody population is 51,868, which has grown 7.77% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 4.85% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Peabody median household income is $62,234 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 13.51% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.34% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Peabody median house value is $331,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.31% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 77.65% 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 Peabody is worse than the state average in quality. The Peabody area code is 978.