Malone, Texas

Malone is a town in Hill County, Texas, United States. The population was 269 at the 2010 census.[5]

Malone, Texas
Downtown Malone
Location of Malone, Texas
Coordinates: 31°55′2″N 96°53′41″W
CountryUnited States
  Total0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
  Land0.46 sq mi (1.18 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
479 ft (146 m)
  Density619.26/sq mi (239.35/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)254
FIPS code48-46260[3]
GNIS feature ID1340881[4]


Malone is located in eastern Hill County at 31°55′2″N 96°53′41″W (31.917325, -96.894724),[6] in Central Texas. Texas State Highway 171 passes through the center of town, leading northwest 16 miles (26 km) to Hillsboro, the county seat, and southeast 7 miles (11 km) to Hubbard.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Malone has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2), of which 1.3 acres (5,149 m2), or 0.43%, are water.[5]


Historical population
2019 (est.)283[2]5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 278 people, 107 households, and 69 families residing in the town. The population density was 606.6 people per square mile (233.3/km2). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 272.7 per square mile (104.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 67.99% White, 19.42% African American, 0.72% Native American, 9.71% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.75% of the population.

There were 107 households, out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 31.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $26,667. Males had a median income of $30,179 versus $20,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,231. About 27.6% of families and 33.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 45.5% of those 65 or over.


The town is served by the Malone Independent School District. The district has one campus, Malone Elementary, which serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.


  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Malone town, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
  6. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
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