Malvern, Alabama Population 2021

1,471
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Malvern is a city located in Geneva County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,471, it is the 223rd largest city in Alabama and the 8791st largest city in the United States . Malvern is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 1.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,448 in 2010. Malvern reached it's highest population of 1,471 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Malvern has a population density of 105 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malvern is $51,678 with a poverty rate of 15.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $657 per month, and the median house value is $94,300. The median age in Malvern is 40.1 years, 33.7 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Malvern Demographics

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

  • White: 94.44%
  • Black or African American: 5.06%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Malvern, Alabama is 1,471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,459.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,448.

Malvern, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,49494.44%
Black or African American805.06%
Two or More Races40.25%
Asian40.25%
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Malvern Population by Race

Malvern Population Pyramid $2021

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Malvern Median Age

40.1


Total

33.7


Male

41.5


Female

Malvern Adults

There are 1,205 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Malvern.

Malvern Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Malvern Sex Ratio

Female

772

48.80%

Male

810

51.20%

Malvern Population by Age

Malvern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Malvern Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
All68.6%31.4%
Female50%50%
Male0%100%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Malvern Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6142.5868.6
Married3093.0676.1
Non Family2071.3172.9
Female704.0950
Male282.860

3.13

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Malvern Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade646.43%
9th to 12th Grade14314.37%
High School Graduate33833.97%
Some College27527.64%
Associates Degree383.82%
Bachelors Degree868.64%
Graduate Degree515.13%
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Malvern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Malvern Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White914739129
Hispanic375
Black36364
Asian44
2+ Races444

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Malvern Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,000$42,163$31,050
Less Than 9th Grade$27,188$30,481$
High School Graduate$28,750$45,000$18,693
Some College$33,676$45,250$32,574
Bachelors Degree$52,750$80,556$38,750
Graduate Degree$64,500$$63,625

$36,000

Average Earnings

$42,163

Average Male

$31,050

Average Female

Malvern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malvern Language by Age

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Malvern Language

98.29% of Malvern residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Malvern Language

Malvern Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,41218513.10%
Hispanic826174.39%
Black8045.00%

15.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.83%

Male Poverty Rate

17.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malvern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malvern is Hispanic, with 74.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malvern is Black, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.74%.

Malvern Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.02%
High School12.43%
Some College7.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Malvern Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed14.38%
Male Employed5.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Malvern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malvern Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,554$51,678
Families$60,298$62,322
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$21,467$28,437
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Income by Household Type

Malvern Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Malvern Married by Age and Sex

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Malvern 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.

Malvern Marital Status by Race

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Malvern Marital Status

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104

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War6
Korea3
World War II

Malvern Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+37
55 to 6429
65 to 7420
35 to 5418
18 to 34

Malvern Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White998.60%
Black510.87%

Malvern Veterans by Race

Malvern Veterans by Education

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1.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malvern Veterans by Education

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Malvern Employment by Age

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Malvern Employment by Race

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Malvern 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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63.53%

Born in Malvern

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Malvern residents were born in the United States, with 63.53% having been born in Alabama. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Malvern Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,47140.27%
20201,46740.27%
20191,46340.27%
20181,45920.14%
20171,457-1-0.07%
20161,458-2-0.14%
20151,46040.27%
20141,45610.07%
20131,455-11-0.75%
20121,466110.76%
20111,45510.07%
20101,4540.00%

Malvern Population by Year