Malta, Illinois Population 2022

1,139
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Malta is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,139, it is the 644th largest city in Illinois and the 14175th largest city in the United States. Malta is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -20.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,431 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Malta has a population density of 1,863 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malta is $86,662 with a poverty rate of 20.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $876 per month, and the median house value is $146,900. The median age in Malta is 39.3 years, 39.2 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Malta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maltawas:

  • White: 78.48%
  • Other race: 12.79%
  • Black or African American: 3.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.38%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Malta, Illinois is 1,139 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,431.

Malta, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Malta Population by Race

Malta Population Pyramid 2022

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Malta Median Age

38.3


Total

37.6


Male

40.7


Female

Malta Adults

There are 1,039 adults, (219 of whom are seniors) in Malta.

Malta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Malta Sex Ratio

Female

642

44.86%

Male

789

55.14%

Malta Population by Age

Malta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Malta Household Types

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Malta Households and Families

3.55

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Malta Households by Type

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Malta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Malta Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Malta Educational Attainment by Race

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$41,082

Average Earnings

$41,889

Average Male

$34,821

Average Female

Malta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malta Language by Age

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Malta Language

84.93% of Malta residents speak only English, while 15.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.36% of the population.

Malta Language

Malta Poverty by Race

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20.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.05%

Male Poverty Rate

21.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malta is Asian, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malta is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.78%.

Malta Poverty

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Malta Poverty Rate by Education

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Malta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malta Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Malta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Malta Married by Age and Sex

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Malta 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 35-44.

Malta Marital Status by Race

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Malta Marital Status

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139

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Malta Veterans by War

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Malta Veterans by Age

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Malta Veterans by Race

Malta Veterans by Education

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2.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malta Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Malta Employment by Age

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Malta Employment by Race

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Malta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.38%

Born in Malta

92.80%

Native Born

7.20%

Foreign Born

6.22%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.80% of Malta residents were born in the United States, with 76.38% having been born in Illinois. 6.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Malta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Malta Population by Year