Malta, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Malta, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Malta had a population of 204 as of July 1, 2016. Malta ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Malta is located at latitude 42.3075 and longitude -113.3697 in Cassia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Malta (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cassia County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,518 feet.

The City of Malta (GNIS ID: 2410915) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Malta is located within Albion Division of Cassia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Malta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Malta, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 204
Population in Households 204
Population in Familes 187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 69
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $135,000
Average Home Value $162,500


Median Household Income $43,358
Average Household Income $57,419
Per Capita Income $18,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.87%
Households 0.71% 0.57%
Families 2.9% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Malta, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Malta to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 180 21st
Population Density1 # 200 12th
Diversity Index2 # 55 77th
Median Household Income # 113 51st
Per Capita Income # 175 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.