Towson is located close to the center of Maryland. Towson is part of Baltimore County. Towson has 14.15 square miles of land area and 0.14 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Towson population is 57,146, which has grown 10.34% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 11.16% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Towson median household income is $74,916 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.31% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 40.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Towson median house value is $324,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 106.37% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 96.92% 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 Towson is close to the state average in quality. The Towson area codes are 410, 443.