Taunton is located close to the center of Massachusetts. Taunton is part of Bristol County. Taunton has 46.70 square miles of land area and 1.71 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Taunton population is 56,056, which has grown 0.14% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 4.85% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Taunton median household income is $52,225 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 21.65% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.34% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Taunton median house value is $239,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 64.27% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 77.65% 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 Taunton is worse than the state average in quality. The Taunton area code is 508.