Malvern, Arkansas Population 2021

10,953
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Malvern is a city located in Hot Spring County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Hot Spring County. With a 2020 population of 10,953, it is the 34th largest city in Arkansas and the 2911th largest city in the United States . Malvern is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 6.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,318 in 2010. Malvern reached it's highest population of 10,953 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Malvern has a population density of 1,110 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malvern is $51,849 with a poverty rate of 24.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $93,200. The median age in Malvern is 40.4 years, 38.9 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Malvern Demographics

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

  • White: 64.84%
  • Black or African American: 27.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.10%
  • Other race: 2.40%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Malvern, Arkansas is 10,953 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,920.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,318.

Malvern, Arkansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,969990.29%
202033,870990.29%
201933,771990.29%
201833,672660.20%
201733,6061680.50%
201633,438-59-0.18%
201533,497880.26%
201433,409-119-0.36%
201333,528210.06%
201233,5073651.09%
201133,142-89-0.27%
201033,2310.00%

Malvern Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,08064.84%
Black or African American3,05727.99%
Two or More Races3383.10%
Some Other Race2622.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.82%
Asian850.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.07%
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Malvern Population by Race

Malvern Population Pyramid $2021

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Malvern Median Age

40.4


Total

38.9


Male

44.5


Female

Malvern Adults

There are 9,213 adults, (1,810 of whom are seniors) in Malvern.

Malvern Age Dependency

47.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Malvern Sex Ratio

Female

4,601

42.13%

Male

6,319

57.87%

Malvern Population by Age

Malvern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Malvern Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
Male66.4%33.6%
All58.2%41.8%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Female39.2%60.8%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Malvern Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9112.2658.2
Married1,6312.873.9
Non Family1,5041.1648.7
Female6483.1939.2
Male1283.5366.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Malvern Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4234.94%
9th to 12th Grade8089.43%
High School Graduate3,53641.29%
Some College2,37727.76%
Associates Degree5206.07%
Bachelors Degree6357.41%
Graduate Degree2653.09%
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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
White5,6414,896708
Black2,2681,849144
Hispanic28022032
2+ Races21021016
Other Race13795
Native American9074
Asian8585
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.55%.

Malvern Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,899$26,594$24,005
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,091$25,250$18,410
Some College$27,656$27,444$28,594
Bachelors Degree$35,074$44,094$19,688
Graduate Degree$36,953$$40,500

$25,899

Average Earnings

$26,594

Average Male

$24,005

Average Female

Malvern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malvern Language by Age

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Malvern Language

96.42% of Malvern residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Malvern Language

Malvern Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,5331,19721.63%
Black2,47177631.40%
Hispanic36916043.36%
Other2443514.34%
Multiple2882910.07%

24.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.37%

Male Poverty Rate

24.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malvern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malvern is Hispanic, with 43.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malvern is Multiple, with 10.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.94%.

Malvern Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.40%
High School23.80%
Some College14.41%
Bachelors or Greater10.04%

Malvern Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed58.95%
Female Unemployed43.48%
Male Employed14.81%
Female Employed13.42%

Malvern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malvern Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,549$51,849
Families$46,384$56,797
Married Families$54,375-
Non Families$22,557$43,361
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Income by Household Type

Malvern Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Malvern Marital Status by Race

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Malvern Marital Status

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772

Number of Veterans

760

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam231
First Gulf War214
Korea130
Second Gulf War116
World War II9

Malvern Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64226
35 to 54205
65 to 74162
75+159
18 to 3420

Malvern Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5649.20%
Black1495.93%
Native American5965.56%
Hispanic269.03%

Malvern Veterans by Race

Malvern Veterans by Education

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9.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malvern Veterans by Education

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45.2%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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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68.97%

Born in Malvern

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Malvern residents were born in the United States, with 68.97% having been born in Arkansas. 1.83% 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
202110,953110.10%
202010,942110.10%
201910,931110.10%
201810,920-15-0.14%
201710,935570.52%
201610,878-47-0.43%
201510,925880.81%
201410,837-65-0.60%
201310,902-31-0.28%
201210,9334163.96%
201110,517-110-1.04%
201010,6271,6061.65%
20009,021-235-0.26%
19909,256-907-0.93%
198010,1631,4241.52%
19708,739-827-0.90%
19609,5661,4941.71%
19508,0722,7824.32%
19405,2901750.34%
19305,1151,2512.84%
19203,8641,0863.35%
19102,7780.00%

Malvern Population by Year