Malden is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,121 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Malden is the 158th largest community in Missouri.
Malden is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Malden is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Malden who work in sales jobs (11.78%), healthcare suport services (10.82%), and teaching (10.63%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Malden is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Malden spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.16 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Malden doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Malden with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.12% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Malden in 2010 was $15,151, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,604 for a family of four.
Malden is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Malden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Malden residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Malden include Irish, English, African, and French .
The most common language spoken in Malden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.