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The Malcolm CDP(1) had a population of 150 as of July 1, 2022. 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 31.1913 and longitude -88.0075 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Malcolm Census Designated Place 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 49 feet.

The Malcolm Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Malcolm: Red Bud, Rosebud.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Malcolm, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 150 (100%)
Population in Households 150 (100.0%)
Population in Families 128 (85.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 63
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $36,264
Average Household Income $57,501
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $23,366
Wealth Index5 40


Total HU (Housing Units) 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $117,500
Average Home Value $180,814
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 4.45% -0.81%
Households -1.57% -0.74%
Families   -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   3.83%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.47%

Malcolm, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Malcolm to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 538 9th
Population Density # 518 13th
Median Household Income # 514 13th
Housing Affordability Index # 40 7th
Per Capita Income # 465 22nd
Diversity Index # 59 90th

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