Valdosta is located in south Georgia. Valdosta is between the Lowndes, Brooks, Lanier, Echols county. Valdosta has 35.83 square miles of land area and 0.52 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Valdosta population is 56,324, which has grown 28.82% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Valdosta median household income is $29,828 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 2.69% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 16.28% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Valdosta median house value is $127,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.05% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.09% 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 Valdosta is close to the state average in quality. The Valdosta area code is 229.