Malvern, Arkansas Population 2024

11,069

Malvern is a city located in Hot Spring County Arkansas. Malvern has a 2024 population of 11,069. It is also the county seat of Hot Spring County.Malvern is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,860 in 2020.

The average household income in Malvern is $50,233 with a poverty rate of 24.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Malvern is 39.4 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Malvern Demographics

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

  • White: 64.67%
  • Black or African American: 30.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
Land Area (mi²)
9.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,121.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.92% (209)
The current population of Malvern, Arkansas is 11,069 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,860.

Malvern, Arkansas Population 2024

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Malvern Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,02364.67%
Black or African American3,34730.82%
Two or more races3653.36%
Other race480.44%
Native American360.33%
Asian330.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.06%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Malvern Population by Race

Malvern Population Pyramid 2024

Malvern Median Age

39.4

Total

38.2

Male

42

Female

Malvern Adults

There are 8,854 adults, (1,842 of whom are seniors) in Malvern.

Malvern Age Dependency

54.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Malvern Sex Ratio

Female4,68943.18%
Male6,17056.82%

Malvern Population by Age

Malvern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4212.5357.142.9
Married1,4203.1269.630.4
Non Family1,1601.1448.951.1
Female7503.341.158.9
Male914.781000
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Malvern Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Malvern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Malvern Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 16.97%.

Malvern Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,390

Average Earnings

$31,757

Average Male

$23,093

Average Female

Malvern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malvern Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Malvern Language

95.98% of Malvern residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Malvern Language

Malvern Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,7541,22121.22%
Black2,43270829.11%
Hispanic30816453.25%
Multiple2685520.52%
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24.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.18%

Male Poverty Rate

25.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malvern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malvern is Hispanic, with 53.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malvern is Multiple, with 20.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.48%.

Malvern Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.61%
High School26.17%
Some College12.8%
Bachelors or Greater10.31%
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Malvern Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.29%
Female Unemployed54.74%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Employed7.14%
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Malvern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malvern Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Malvern Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Malvern Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Malvern Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Malvern Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

590

Number of Veterans

541

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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Malvern Veterans by War

count

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Malvern Veterans by Age

count

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Malvern Veterans by Race

Malvern Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malvern Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Malvern Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Malvern Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Malvern Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.28%

Born in Malvern

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Malvern residents were born in the United States, with 77.28% having been born in Arkansas. 0.85% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,324510.45%
202811,273510.45%
202711,222510.46%
202611,171510.46%
202511,120510.46%
202411,069510.46%
202311,018510.47%
202210,967510.47%
202110,916560.52%
202010,860-74-0.68%
201910,93430.03%
201810,931-16-0.15%
201710,947620.57%
201610,885-47-0.43%
201510,932910.84%
201410,841-62-0.57%
201310,903-32-0.29%
201210,9354173.96%
201110,518-109-1.03%
201010,6271,60617.8%
20009,021-235-2.54%
19909,256-907-8.92%
198010,1631,42416.29%
19708,739-827-8.65%
19609,5661,49418.51%
19508,0722,78252.59%
19405,2901753.42%
19305,1151,25132.38%
19203,8641,08639.09%
19102,778
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Malvern Population by Year