Malvern is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 10,928 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Malvern is the 37th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Malvern is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Malvern is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Malvern who work in teaching (12.84%), office and administrative support (10.38%), and sales jobs (9.04%).
In Malvern, just 12.99% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Malvern in 2010 was $15,997, which is lower middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,988 for a family of four. However, Malvern contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Malvern is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Malvern home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Malvern residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Malvern include German, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Malvern is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.