Pinole is located in west California. Pinole is part of Contra Costa County. Pinole has 5.32 square miles of land area and 8.25 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Pinole population is 18,754, which has shrunk 1.50% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Pinole median household income is $74,379 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.47% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Pinole median house value is $346,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 54.89% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% 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 Pinole is worse than the state average in quality. The Pinole area code is 510.