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Malta Bend, Missouri
Location of Malta Bend, Missouri
|• Total||0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)|
|• Land||0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||699 ft (213 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||944.66/sq mi (365.20/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0721779|
Malta Bend is a city in Saline County, Missouri, United States. The population was 250 at the 2010 census.
Malta Bend was platted in 1867. The community was named after a nearby meander on the Missouri River where steamer Malta sank. A post office called Malta Bend has been in operation since 1860.
The Henry Blosser House and Plattner Archeological Site are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Malta Bend is located at 39°11′39″N 93°21′43″W / 39.19417°N 93.36194°W (39.194254, -93.362065). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.
The land is surrounded on three sides by the Missouri river. The average alluvial soil depth (top soil) is 25 ft.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 250 people, 98 households, and 69 families living in the city. The population density was 1,000.0 inhabitants per square mile (386.1/km2). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 440.0 per square mile (169.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 1.2% African American, 1.6% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 98 households, of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.6% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09.
The median age in the city was 39.6 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
- In Spanish: Malta Bend (Misuri)