Malta, ID 83342 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 83342: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Malta, ID 83342

Acceptable Alternative
Elba, ID 83342

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cassia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.305, Longitude -113.371
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 83342 has segments in 2 Counties (Box Elder, Cassia).

  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 102
  • Residential Addresses: 356
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 356

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: January 29, 2021.


Malta, ID 83342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,531 (100%)
Population in Households 1,530 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,384 (90.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 2
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $50,215
Average Household Income $66,480
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $21,147
Wealth Index5 63


Total HU (Housing Units) 613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 332 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $148,611
Average Home Value $204,669
Housing Affordability Index3 219


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 379
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.02% 0.94%
Households 0.93% 0.93%
Families 0.78% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
Owner Occupied HU   1.29%

Malta, ID 83342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 83342 to the other 276 ZIP Codes in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 134 51st
Population Density # 228 17th
Median Household Income # 166 40th
Housing Affordability Index # 259 94th
Per Capita Income # 222 20th
Diversity Index # 60 79th

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