Rutland is located in southwest Vermont. Rutland is part of Rutland County. Rutland has 7.56 square miles of land area and 0.13 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Rutland population is 16,217, which has shrunk 6.22% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.88% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Rutland median household income is $38,558 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.51% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 33.27% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Rutland median house value is $156,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 74.69% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 93.90% 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 Rutland is much better than the state average in quality. The Rutland area code is 802.