Malone, Texas

Malone, Texas is a small city located in the western portion of Texas. It has a population of just over 1,000 people and is situated in the heart of the Texas Panhandle. The geography of Malone is dominated by flat plains with rolling hills and mesas. The climate is semi-arid, with temperatures ranging from hot summers to cold winters. See health-beauty-guides for top counties in Texas.

The history of Malone dates back to the mid-1800s when it was founded as a stop on the Great Western Trail. The city has maintained its small-town charm throughout its existence, but has seen some growth over the years as it has become an important hub for transportation and commerce in the region. Politically, Malone is part of Wise County and is represented by a mayor and five city council members.

In terms of economy, farming is an important component for both agricultural production and employment opportunities in Malone. It also serves as a center for businesses such as restaurants, retail stores, gas stations, and other services that cater to both locals and tourists alike. Education in Malone consists of one public school district that serves students from kindergarten through twelfth grade along with several other private schools in the area.

Malone also boasts several popular landmarks that make it a great place to visit or live. These include Fort Richardson State Historical Park which features restored buildings from the Civil War era; Red River Valley Museum which houses artifacts from Native American tribes that once inhabited this area; and Lake Kemp which provides recreational activities for visitors year-round such as fishing, boating, camping, swimming, biking trails and more.

Malone, Texas

Population: 278. Estimated population in July 2020: 301 (+8.3% change)
Males: 136 (48.9%), Females: 142 (51.1%)

Hill County

Zip code: 76660

Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $21,250
Median house value: $27,500

Races in Malone:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.4%)
  • Black (19.4%)
  • Hispanic (14.7%)
  • Other race (9.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), United States (11.2%), Irish (9.0%), English (7.9%), Czech (3.6%).

Elevation: 481 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles


Neah Malone, Texas is a small town located in the southeastern corner of the state. It has a population of approximately 7,000 people and consists of mostly working-class families. The median household income is slightly lower than the Texas state average, but the cost of living is also much lower. Housing costs are particularly affordable, with an average home price of around $100,000 for a three-bedroom house. The town has several parks and recreation areas for residents to enjoy, as well as an array of restaurants and shops to explore. It’s also close to larger towns like Dallas and Houston, making it convenient for those who need access to bigger cities. Education options in Neah Malone are limited but there are several good elementary schools in the area with good ratings from parents and students alike. Crime rates are low compared to other places in Texas and there is little to no racial or economic segregation within the community. All in all, Neah Malone is a great place for anyone looking for an affordable place to live that still offers plenty of amenities and activities.

For population 25 years and over in Malone

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Malone town

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

3.6% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-9.4%).


Hospitals/medical centers near Malone:

  • DE PAUL CENTER (about 31 miles; WACO, TX)


Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Malone:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 32 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 64 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Malone:

  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 18 miles; HILLSBORO, TX; Abbreviation: 5T5)
  • WINGS FOR CHRIST INTL FLIGHT ACADEMY (about 23 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: 73F)
  • TSTC WACO (about 23 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: CNW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Malone:

  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 26 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 33 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 57 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 58 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,467)

Public primary/middle school in Malone:

  • MALONE EL (Students: 63; Location: 202 W APPLE; Grades: PK – 08)