Malone is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,756 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Malone is the 279th largest community in New York. Malone has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Malone is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Malone is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Malone who work in office and administrative support (15.40%), teaching (10.76%), and personal care services (8.44%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Malone spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.58 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Malone citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.75% of adults 25 and older in Malone have a college degree.
The per capita income in Malone in 2010 was $21,153, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,612 for a family of four. However, Malone contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Malone also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Malone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Malone residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Malone include Irish, English, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Malone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.