Raleigh is located close to the center of North Carolina. Raleigh is between the Wake, Johnston, Durham county. Raleigh has 142.90 square miles of land area and 1.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Raleigh population is 423,287, which has grown 53.31% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Raleigh median household income is $54,581 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 17.10% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Raleigh median house value is $205,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.54% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 41.83% 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 Raleigh is better than the state average in quality. The Raleigh area code is 919.