Malden, MA

60,732 Population
5 square miles 12,041.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.9%
was 0.9%
 
Population Density
12,041.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
39.2%
was 37.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
42.8%
was 43.2%
 
Percent Under 18
18.6%
was 18.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.0%
was 11.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3
was 4.6
Ranked 6th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
15.3%
was 15.6%
 
Median Household Income
$60,085
was $54,896
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.9
44.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.6
was 1.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
387.2
was 337.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,517.7
was 1,553.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
24,519
was 24,186
 
Median Rent
$1,324
was $1,286
 
Total Building Permits
10
was 12
 
Occupied Housing Units
23,087
was 22,914
 
Homeownership Rate
41.3%
was 40.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
8
was 6
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
4,860.2
was 4,795.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.6%
was 8.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.4
was 0.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.1%
was 98.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 98.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.0%
was 85.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
33.6%
was 32.9%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
57.1%
was 56.8%
Ranked 143rd Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
15.7%
was 14.5%
Ranked 8th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$160,255,284
$155,629,415
Ranked 22nd Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$139,321,140
$132,218,292
Ranked 24th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,657
was $2,602
Ranked 146th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,310
was $2,211
Ranked 152nd Highest in MA

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