Malvern, Iowa

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Malvern, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Malvern, Iowa

Comparing Malvern to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 6
Age of the Population 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
Median Family Income 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
People Above Poverty 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 7
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Malvern Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SE of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Mills
Standard Zip Codes 51551
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.002
Longitude -95.585

Malvern Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
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Malvern Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,256 100%
Male 597 47.5%
Female 659 52.5%
Under 18 333 26.5%
18+ 923 73.5%
65+ 252 20.1%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 3.08
White 1,240 98.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 13 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Malvern Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,342
Growth 86
Growth % 6.8%

Malvern Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 27.5%
English 17.4%
US/American 16.4%
Irish 7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Dutch 3.6%
Scottish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Swedish 1.9%
Norwegian 1.5%
British 1.4%
European 1.2%
Swiss 1%
Northern European 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Eastern European 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Belgian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Malvern 1,256 $44,432
Emerson 480 $36,406
Glenwood 5,358 $46,555
Hastings 214 $47,813
Randolph 209 $36,500
Silver City 259 $43,125
Tabor 993 $50,000

Malvern Public Libraries

Malvern Public Library
"502 MAIN STREET, BOX 180"
Malvern, Iowa
(712) 624-8554

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Malvern High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

1505 E 15TH STREET
Serves 189 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.9

A Non-traditional School
Serves 12 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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