Malden, Massachusetts Population 2020

61,036

Malden, Massachusetts's estimated population is 61,036 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Malden, Massachusetts is the 17th largest city in Massachusetts based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 12098.74 people/mi² (4671.33 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.3 years, 34.6 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.4 males.

The median income for households in Malden, Massachusetts is $, while the mean household income is $.

Malden Ma Demographics

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

  • White: 53.95%
  • Asian: 23.38%
  • Black or African American: 16.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.20%
  • Other race: 2.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.02%

How Many People Live in Malden, Massachusetts?

61,036
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201861,036-35-0.06%
201761,071-88-0.14%
201661,159-99-0.16%
201561,2581650.27%
201461,0932760.45%
201360,8173490.58%
201260,4684640.77%
201160,0044330.73%
201059,5713,2310.56%
200056,3402,4560.45%
199053,8844980.09%
198053,386-2,741-0.50%
197056,127-1,549-0.27%
196057,676-2,128-0.36%
195059,8041,7940.31%
194058,010-26-0.00%
193058,0368,9331.69%
192049,1034,6991.01%
191044,40410,7402.81%
190033,66410,6333.87%
189023,03111,0146.72%
188012,0174,6505.01%
18707,3671,5022.31%
18605,8650.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,96253.95%
Asian14,28123.38%
Black or African American10,28916.84%
Two or More Races1,9563.20%
Some Other Race1,5742.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.02%

Malden Ma Population Pyramid 2020

Malden Ma Median Age

35.3


Total

34.6


Male

36.3


Female

Malden Ma Adults

There are 49,440 adults, (7,484 of whom are seniors) in Malden Ma.

Malden Ma Age Dependency

45.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Malden Ma Sex Ratio

Female

31,751

51.97%

Male

29,343

48.03%

Malden Ma Households and Families

Malden Ma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Malden Ma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married53.6%46.4%
All40.8%59.2%
Female34.4%65.6%
Male33.6%66.4%
Non Family29.1%70.9%

40.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,9962.6440.8
Married10,1513.4153.6
Non Family8,6511.4129.1
Female2,9863.1534.4
Male1,2083.7733.6

3.31

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Malden Ma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5638.15%
9th to 12th Grade2,3445.36%
High School Graduate12,50828.61%
Some College6,56015.00%
Associates Degree2,8556.53%
Bachelors Degree9,40921.52%
Graduate Degree6,48014.82%

Malden Ma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,23220,5127,797
Asian10,5798,1204,850
Black6,1915,4912,048
Hispanic3,5742,782910
Other Race1,289961356
Multiple Races919832358
Islander1717
Native American1515

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 45.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,697$45,337$34,960
Less Than High School$22,327$26,769$18,629
High School Grad$30,613$33,838$24,940
Some College$37,789$43,773$33,851
Bachelors Degree$53,370$62,419$45,930
Graduate Degree$64,819$68,528$63,301

$40,697

Average Earnings

$45,337

Average Male

$34,960

Average Female

Malden Ma Language

Malden Ma Language by Age

Malden Ma Language

47.78% of Malden Ma residents speak only English, while 52.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 19.25% of the population.

Malden Ma Poverty

Malden Ma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,6642,96110.33%
Asian14,2592,85119.99%
Black10,2602,18821.33%
Hispanic5,6781,64128.90%
Multiple1,95646123.57%
Other1,57021113.44%

16.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malden Ma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malden Ma is Hispanic, with 28.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malden Ma is White, with 10.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.20%
High School13.79%
Some College13.59%
Bachelors or Greater9.95%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.48%
Female Unemployed25.56%
Female Employed8.14%
Male Employed3.93%

Malden Ma Income

Malden Ma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,178$79,522
Families$73,617$89,150
Married Families$83,011-
Non Families$43,172$60,506

Malden Ma Marital Status

Malden Ma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Malden Ma Married by Age and Sex

Malden Ma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Malden Ma Marital Status by Race

Malden Ma Veterans

1,543

Number of Veterans

1,443

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam594
Second Gulf War334
Korea135
First Gulf War119
World War II108

Malden Ma Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3124.76%
Hispanic1102.40%
Asian1070.89%
Black680.96%
2 or More564.33%

Malden Ma Veterans by Education

8.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malden Ma Employment Status

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Malden Ma Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

44.01%

Born in Massachusetts

56.35%

Native Born

43.65%

Foreign Born

24.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

56.35% of Malden Ma residents were born in the United States, with 44.01% having been born in Massachusetts. 24.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.