Malden, Missouri Population 2023

3,535

Malden is a city located in Dunklin County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 3,535, it is the 184th largest city in Missouri and the 8097th largest city in the United States.Malden is currently declining at a rate of -1.59% annually and its population has decreased by -14.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,136 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Malden has a population density of 425 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malden is $44,793 with a poverty rate of 27.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Malden is 38.5 years, 35.8 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Malden Demographics

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

  • White: 71.32%
  • Black or African American: 24.27%
  • Other race: 3.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Malden, Missouri is 3,535 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,136.

Malden, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Malden Population by Race

Malden Population Pyramid 2023

Malden Median Age

38.5

Total

35.8

Male

39.6

Female

Malden Adults

There are 2,996 adults, (650 of whom are seniors) in Malden.

Malden Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Malden Sex Ratio

Female2,26754.81%
Male1,86945.19%

Malden Population by Age

Malden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

51.3%

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 6.95%.

Malden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,243

Average Earnings

$33,922

Average Male

$26,438

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

95.98% of Malden residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Malden Language

Malden Poverty by Race

rate

27.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.00%

Male Poverty Rate

23.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malden is Black, with 37.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malden is Hispanic, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.22%.

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

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

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 45-54, 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

270

Number of Veterans

253

Male Veterans

17

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

16.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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

81.38%

Born in Malden

107.93%

Native Born

3.67%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

107.93% of Malden residents were born in the United States, with 81.38% having been born in Missouri. 3.10% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Malden Population by Year