Malden, Illinois Population 2024

309

Malden is a city located in Bureau County Illinois. Malden has a 2024 population of 309. Malden is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -2.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 317 in 2020.

The average household income in Malden is $61,681 with a poverty rate of 21.05%. The median age in Malden is 34.1 years: 37.3 years for males, and 29.4 years for females.

Malden Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Malden was:

  • White: 96.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,131.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.52% (-8)
The current population of Malden, Illinois is 309 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 317.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38196.95%
Two or more races102.54%
Other race20.51%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Malden Population by Race

Malden Population Pyramid 2024

Malden Median Age

34.1

Total

37.3

Male

29.4

Female

Malden Adults

There are 287 adults, (53 of whom are seniors) in Malden.

Malden Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Malden Sex Ratio

Female21755.22%
Male17644.78%

Malden Population by Age

Malden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1492.6484.615.4
Married663.1895.54.5
Non Family581.4384.515.5
Female183.6166.733.3
Male7528.671.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Malden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade176.61%
Associates Degree2710.51%
Bachelors Degree207.78%
Graduate Degree31.17%
High School Graduate11143.19%
Less Than 9th Grade83.11%
Some College7127.63%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Malden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Malden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White24822322
Hispanic991
Other Race111
2+ Races110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Malden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$21,429$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,250$46,250$29,583
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$0$8,750
Overall$32,000$46,406$27,938
Some College$36,250$47,188$27,955

$32,000

Average Earnings

$46,406

Average Male

$27,938

Average Female

Malden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Malden Language

99.41% of Malden residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Malden Language

Malden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3428023.39%

21.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.7%

Male Poverty Rate

25.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malden is White, with 23.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malden is White, with 23.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.25%.

Malden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32%
High School18.92%
Bachelors or Greater13.04%
Some College9.18%

Malden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed47.06%
Female Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed11.69%
Male Employed1.98%

Malden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$65,250$66,316
Households$61,042$61,681
Married Families$85,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,250$47,247

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Malden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Malden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Malden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Malden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Malden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War9
Vietnam4
Korea3
Second Gulf War1
World War II0

Malden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5413
55 to 644
65 to 744
75+3
18 to 340

Malden Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White238.24%
Other Race150%
Hispanic110%

Malden Veterans by Race

Malden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

Malden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Malden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Malden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.44%

Born in Malden

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.75% of Malden residents were born in the United States, with 82.44% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Malden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029299-2-0.66%
2028301-2-0.66%
2027303-2-0.66%
2026305-2-0.65%
2025307-2-0.65%
2024309-2-0.64%
2023311-1-0.32%
2022312-1-0.32%
2021313-4-1.26%
2020317-24-7.04%
2019341-3-0.87%
2018344-2-0.58%
2017346-2-0.57%
2016348-2-0.57%
2015350-3-0.85%
2014353-3-0.84%
2013356-2-0.56%
2012358-3-0.83%
2011361-1-0.28%
201036200%

Malden Population by Year