Malden, Missouri Population 2020

3,822

Malden is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 3,822, it is the 167th largest city in Missouri and the 5535th largest city in the United States. Malden is currently declining at a rate of -1.70% annually and its population has decreased by -10.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,275 in 2010. Malden reached it's highest population of 6,096 in 1980. Spanning over 8 miles, Malden has a population density of 459 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malden is $45,691 with a poverty rate of 22.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $66,100. The median age in Malden is 37.6 years, 37.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.5 males.

Malden Demographics

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

  • White: 67.86%
  • Black or African American: 29.01%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Malden, Missouri is 3,822, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,954.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,275.

Malden, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,88067.86%
Black or African American1,23129.01%
Two or More Races1222.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.26%

Malden Population Pyramid 2020

Malden Median Age

37.6


Total

37.2


Male

38.4


Female

Malden Adults

There are 3,021 adults, (770 of whom are seniors) in Malden.

Malden Age Dependency

88.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Malden Sex Ratio

Female

2,475

58.32%

Male

1,769

41.68%

Malden Households and Families

Malden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Malden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.6%31.4%
All52.8%47.2%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female36.8%63.2%
Male6.5%93.5%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7172.4152.8
Married6153.2768.6
Non Family6001.0652.2
Female4562.9336.8
Male463.376.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Malden Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2288.88%
9th to 12th Grade31812.38%
High School Graduate1,12243.69%
Some College31512.27%
Associates Degree2439.46%
Bachelors Degree2078.06%
Graduate Degree1355.26%

Malden Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9801,550256
Black56444886
Hispanic1717
Native American1111
Multiple Races77

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 black people with a rate of 15.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,296$33,884$28,000
Less Than High School$$30,375$11,494
High School Grad$30,179$35,398$24,233
Some College$36,667$37,500$35,000
Bachelors Degree$33,056$31,111$34,444
Graduate Degree$42,813$$43,542

$31,296

Average Earnings

$33,884

Average Male

$28,000

Average Female

Malden Language

Malden Language by Age

Malden Language

97.98% of Malden residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Malden Poverty

Malden Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,75254119.66%
Black1,21926421.66%
Multiple12211594.26%
Hispanic473063.83%

22.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.81%

Male Poverty Rate

23.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malden is Multiple, with 94.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malden is White, with 19.66% 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 27.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.36%
Some College19.04%
High School18.41%
Bachelors or Greater9.58%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed90.91%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed14.24%
Male Employed2.84%

Malden Income

Malden Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,511$45,691
Families$40,966$56,843
Married Families$62,934-
Non Families$19,508$23,721

Malden Marital Status

Malden Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Malden Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Malden Marital Status by Race

Malden Veterans

242

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War93
Vietnam86
Second Gulf War37
Korea6
World War II

$Malden Veterans by Education

12.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malden Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Malden 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

78.68%

Born in Missouri

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.52% of Malden residents were born in the United States, with 78.68% having been born in Missouri. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,822-66-1.70%
20193,888-66-1.67%
20183,954-97-2.39%
20174,051-66-1.60%
20164,117-47-1.13%
20154,164-73-1.72%
20144,237-64-1.49%
20134,301-24-0.55%
20124,325-30-0.69%
20114,35540.09%
20104,351-431-0.94%
20004,782-341-0.69%
19905,123-973-1.72%
19806,0967221.27%
19705,3743670.71%
19605,0071,6113.96%
19503,3967232.42%
19402,6730.00%