Malden, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Malden, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
60,984
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
15.5%
Median Home
$401,900
Median Income
$65,975
Median Rent
$1,577

Malden SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
3

Malden, MA Crime Report

881
Total Crimes
1,450.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.44%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Malden
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 881 1,450.3 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 162 266.7 327.6 366.7
Murder 1 1.6 2.2 5.0
Robbery 26 42.8 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 126 207.4 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 719 1,183.6 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 103 169.6 179.0 340.5
Larceny 521 857.7 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 95 156.4 89.0 219.9

Malden, MA Cost Of Living

135
Malden's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Malden Massachusetts National Average
Overall 135 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 170 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

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Rankings for Malden in Massachusetts

Map Of Malden, MA

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Population over time in Malden

Year Population % Change
2019 60,984 -0.2%
2018 61,094 -0.2%
2017 61,212 0.8%
2016 60,732 0.2%
2015 60,612 0.5%
2014 60,309 0.8%
2013 59,803 0.7%
2012 59,388 1.0%
2011 58,821 1.1%
2010 58,180 -

Race / Ethnicity in Malden

White
47.0% (28,672)
African American
17.8% (10,849)
American Indian
0.0% (20)
Asian
22.5% (13,696)
Hawaiian
0.0% (14)
Other
1.3% (774)
Two Or More
2.9% (1,792)
Hispanic
8.5% (5,167)
Race Malden MA USA
White 47.0% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 17.8% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 22.5% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.3% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.5% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Malden

Female
52.1% (31,794)
Male
47.9% (29,190)
Gender Malden MA USA
Female 52.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Malden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (4,878)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (3,049)
High School / GED
26.0% (15,855)
Some College
16.0% (9,757)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,659)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (14,026)
Master's Degree
12.0% (7,318)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,219)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,219)
Education Malden MA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Malden, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
8.2% (499,525)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (379,279)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.5% (398,879)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (518,595)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (696,846)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (930,188)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (739,224)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.5% (1,065,531)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.2% (497,406)
$200,000 or more
6.1% (372,922)
Income Malden MA USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.5% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.5% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.2% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.1% 13.2% 7.7%

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