Malden, Massachusetts Population 2023

68,306

Malden is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. With a 2023 population of 68,306, it is the 15th largest city in Massachusetts and the 605th largest city in the United States.Malden is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 3.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,263 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Malden has a population density of 13,541 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malden is $85,003 with a poverty rate of 18.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Malden is 35.1 years, 33 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Malden Demographics

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

  • White: 51.87%
  • Asian: 25.41%
  • Black or African American: 16.40%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Other race: 2.72%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Malden, Massachusetts is 68,306 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 66,263.

Malden, Massachusetts Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Malden Population by Race

Malden Population Pyramid 2023

Malden Median Age

35.1

Total

33

Male

38

Female

Malden Adults

There are 49,516 adults, (7,937 of whom are seniors) in Malden.

Malden Age Dependency

46

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Malden Sex Ratio

Female30,66450.51%
Male30,04649.49%

Malden Population by Age

Malden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.13

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

42.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Malden Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.06%.

Malden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$48,687

Average Earnings

$54,301

Average Male

$43,066

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

50.98% of Malden residents speak only English, while 49.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 23.12% of the population.

Malden Language

Malden Poverty by Race

rate

18.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.99%

Male Poverty Rate

17.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malden is Other, with 31.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malden is White, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.43%.

Malden Poverty

Malden Poverty Rate by Education

Malden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Malden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Malden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Malden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,505

Number of Veterans

1,431

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

Malden Veterans by War

Malden Veterans by Age

count

Malden Veterans by Race

Malden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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

40.47%

Born in Malden

52.89%

Native Born

38.73%

Foreign Born

21.29%

Non Citizen

17.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

52.89% of Malden residents were born in the United States, with 40.47% having been born in Massachusetts. 21.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Malden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Malden Population by Year