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Malone, Florida
Location in Jackson County and the state of Florida
Location in Jackson County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Jackson
Area
 • Total 3.05 sq mi (7.90 km2)
 • Land 3.05 sq mi (7.90 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
141 ft (43 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,959
 • Density 642.72/sq mi (248.12/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
32445
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-42650
GNIS feature ID 0286334

Malone is a town in Jackson County, Florida, United States. The population was 2,088 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Malone is located at 30°57′26″N 85°09′40″W / 30.957162°N 85.161230°W / 30.957162; -85.161230.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 418
1940 442 5.7%
1950 521 17.9%
1960 661 26.9%
1970 667 0.9%
1980 897 34.5%
1990 765 −14.7%
2000 2,007 162.4%
2010 2,088 4.0%
2020 1,959 −6.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Malone racial composition
(Hispanics excluded from racial categories)
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 736 37.57%
Black or African American (NH) 910 46.45%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 7 0.36%
Some Other Race (NH) 7 0.36%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 39 1.99%
Hispanic or Latino 260 13.27%
Total 1,959

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,959 people, 272 households, and 160 families residing in the town.

Points of interest

  • LORAN-C transmitter Malone


Education

Malone School houses grades K–12 with approximately 600 students. Malone School earned a "A" on the last FCAT scores.

Malone High School boys basketball program has won 14 state championships. The girls basketball program has won 1 state championship.

Notable people

  • Frank Smith, baseball player who was a resident of Malone at the time of his death
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