Watsonville is located close to the center of California. Watsonville is between the Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Clara county. Watsonville has 6.69 square miles of land area and 0.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Watsonville population is 52,085, which has grown 17.67% 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%. Watsonville median household income is $46,691 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 24.12% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Watsonville median house value is $325,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 44.86% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is about the same as 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 Watsonville is worse than the state average in quality. The Watsonville area code is 831.