Seaside is located close to the center of California. Seaside is part of Monterey County. Seaside has 9.24 square miles of land area and 0.14 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Seaside population is 33,729, which has grown 6.41% 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%. Seaside median household income is $52,538 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.92% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Seaside median house value is $343,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 44.64% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% 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 Seaside is close to the state average in quality. The Seaside area code is 831.