Malta, Montana Population 2020

1,921

Malta is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 1,921, it is the 39th largest city in Montana and the 7749th largest city in the United States. Malta is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually but its population has decreased by -3.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,997 in 2010. Malta reached it's highest population of 1,995 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Malta has a population density of 1,868 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malta is $46,183 with a poverty rate of 13.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $126,000. The median age in Malta is 50.2 years, 42.3 years for males, and 55.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 117.3 males.

Malta Demographics

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

  • White: 87.61%
  • Two or more races: 6.12%
  • Native American: 4.83%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Malta, Montana is 1,921, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,915.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,997.

Malta, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,83187.61%
Two or More Races1286.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native1014.83%
Asian180.86%
Some Other Race120.57%

Malta Population Pyramid 2020

Malta Median Age

50.2


Total

42.3


Male

55.4


Female

Malta Adults

There are 1,647 adults, (589 of whom are seniors) in Malta.

Malta Age Dependency

97.5

Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Malta Sex Ratio

Female

962

46.03%

Male

1,128

53.97%

Malta Households and Families

Malta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Malta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married92%8%
Male80.5%19.5%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family61.8%38.2%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9462.1577.6
Non Family4481.1161.8
Married4153.1992
Female422.55100
Male412.5980.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

0.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Malta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade573.75%
9th to 12th Grade17511.52%
High School Graduate53735.35%
Some College36323.90%
Associates Degree654.28%
Bachelors Degree23315.34%
Graduate Degree895.86%

Malta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3631,139306
Native American787816
Hispanic4032
Multiple Races3527
Asian1818
Other Race1212

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 white people with a rate of 22.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,095$38,375$14,271
Less Than High School$8,750$$8,385
High School Grad$$39,125$11,667
Some College$17,639$11,801$26,042
Bachelors Degree$30,000$$13,932
Graduate Degree$41,898$42,361$

$19,095

Average Earnings

$38,375

Average Male

$14,271

Average Female

Malta Language

Malta Language by Age

Malta Language

96.90% of Malta residents speak only English, while 3.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Malta Poverty

Malta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,77726614.97%
Multiple12886.25%
Hispanic62812.90%

13.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.80%

Male Poverty Rate

10.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malta is White, with 14.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malta is Multiple, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.19%.

Name Poverty
High School13.47%
Less Than High School12.56%
Some College11.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed88.33%
Male Employed13.93%
Female Employed5.12%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Malta Income

Malta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,242$46,183
Families$56,429$57,345
Married Families$63,171-
Non Families$27,713$33,775

Malta Marital Status

Malta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Malta Married by Age and Sex

Malta 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.

Malta Marital Status by Race

Malta Veterans

223

Number of Veterans

203

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War57
Vietnam47
First Gulf War45
Korea30
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+57
18 to 3450
65 to 7447
35 to 5446
55 to 6423
Name Veterans % of Total
White20613.91%
2 or More1234.29%
Indian54.95%

$Malta Veterans by Education

2.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malta Employment Status

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Malta 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

72.78%

Born in Montana

97.66%

Native Born

2.34%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.66% of Malta residents were born in the United States, with 72.78% having been born in Montana. 0.62% 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
20201,92130.16%
20191,91830.16%
20181,915-19-0.98%
20171,93430.16%
20161,931-14-0.72%
20151,945-11-0.56%
20141,95650.26%
20131,951170.88%
20121,934-28-1.43%
20111,962-33-1.65%
20101,9950.00%