Malta, Montana Population 2022

1,711
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Malta is a city located in Phillips County Montana. Malta has a 2020 population of 1,711. It is also the county seat of Phillips County. Malta is currently declining at a rate of -2.84% annually and its population has decreased by -14.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,995 in 2010.

The average household income in Malta is $48,992 with a poverty rate of 8.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $576 per month, and the median house value is $127,200. The median age in Malta is 51.4 years, 42.1 years for males, and 56.5 years for females.

Malta Demographics

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

  • White: 84.93%
  • Two or more races: 8.61%
  • Native American: 5.02%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Malta, Montana is 1,711 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,711.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,995.

Malta, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,77584.93%
Two or More Races1808.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native1055.02%
Some Other Race180.86%
Asian120.57%
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Malta Population by Race

Malta Population Pyramid $2022

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Malta Median Age

51.4


Total

42.1


Male

56.5


Female

Malta Adults

There are 1,643 adults, (576 of whom are seniors) in Malta.

Malta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Malta Sex Ratio

Female

964

46.12%

Male

1,126

53.88%

Malta Population by Age

Malta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Malta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family61.3%38.7%
All79.4%20.6%
Female80.3%19.7%
Married93.3%6.7%
Male100%0%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Malta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9122.2379.4
Married4363.0493.3
Non Family3751.161.3
Female712.7980.3
Male303.4100

3.01

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Malta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade503.25%
9th to 12th Grade1338.64%
High School Graduate64241.69%
Some College37324.22%
Associates Degree563.64%
Bachelors Degree20513.31%
Graduate Degree815.26%
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Malta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Malta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3671,195275
Native American707011
Hispanic6251
2+ Races4938
Other Race1818
Asian1212

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 20.12%.

Malta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,446$40,149$22,550
Less Than 9th Grade$$$7,778
High School Graduate$23,698$39,583$21,250
Some College$22,531$11,780$24,250
Bachelors Degree$34,224$37,232$
Graduate Degree$42,049$42,049$

$24,446

Average Earnings

$40,149

Average Male

$22,550

Average Female

Malta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malta Language by Age

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Malta Language

96.96% of Malta residents speak only English, while 3.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Malta Language

Malta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,7111609.35%
Multiple180116.11%
Hispanic981111.22%
OtherNaN%

8.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.45%

Male Poverty Rate

5.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malta is White, with 9.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malta is Multiple, with 6.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.76%.

Malta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College12.83%
High School10.84%
Less Than 9th Grade8.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Malta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed86.67%
Male Employed11.74%
Female Employed2.78%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Malta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,189$48,992
Families$52,974$59,031
Married Families$63,074-
Non Families$28,363$34,616
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Income by Household Type

Malta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

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 35-44, 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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211

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War57
Vietnam37
Korea30
World War II

Malta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+53
35 to 5452
18 to 3446
65 to 7437
55 to 6423

Malta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20614.12%
Hispanic914.52%
Native American54.76%

Malta Veterans by Race

Malta Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malta Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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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77.13%

Born in Malta

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.33% of Malta residents were born in the United States, with 77.13% having been born in Montana. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Malta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,711-50-2.84%
20211,761-50-2.76%
20201,811-50-2.69%
20191,861-50-2.62%
20181,911-23-1.19%
20171,93420.10%
20161,932-15-0.77%
20151,947-11-0.56%
20141,95850.26%
20131,953190.98%
20121,934-28-1.43%
20111,962-33-1.65%
20101,9950.00%

Malta Population by Year