Stockton is located close to the center of California. Stockton is part of San Joaquin County. Stockton has 61.67 square miles of land area and 3.08 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Stockton population is 297,223, which has grown 21.93% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Stockton median household income is $45,347 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.91% 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%. Stockton median house value is $166,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.58% 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 Stockton is worse than the state average in quality. The Stockton area code is 209.