Malcolm, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Malcolm, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Malcolm Census Designated Place had a population of 175 as of July 1, 2017. Malcolm 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 Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Malcolm is located at latitude 31.1987 and longitude -88.0011 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Malcolm Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Malcolm Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628597) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Malcolm Census Designated Place is located within McIntosh Division of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Malcolm population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Malcolm: Red Bud, Rosebud.

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Malcolm, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 175
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 119
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 136
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 175
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $32,227
Average Household Income $43,780
Per Capita Income $17,047


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $80,556
Average Home Value $96,429


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.91% -0.93%
Households -0.8% -0.91%
Families -0.29% -0.87%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   0.89%

Malcolm, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Malcolm to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 522 10th
Population Density # 508 13th
Diversity Index # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 462 21st
Per Capita Income # 510 12th

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