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Town: Malden

Zip Codes: 02148, 02180 

County: Middlesex 

Municipalities: Acton, Ashby, Ashland, Ayer, Bedford, Belmont, Billerica, Boxborough, Burlington, Cambridge, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Dracut, Dunstable, Everett, Framingham, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Lowell, Malden, Marlborough, Maynard, Medford, Melrose, Natick, Newton, North Reading, Pepperell, Reading, Sherborn, Shirley, Somerville, Stoneham, Stow, Sudbury, Tewksbury, Townsend, Tyngsborough, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Westford, Weston, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn 

Area: 5.04 sq. mi. 

Population: 66,263 (2020) 

Demographics: The breakdown of racial and ethnic groups are: White (47.9%); Asian (27%); Black or African American (15.7%). The median age for residents is 35.1. In 2017-2021, the median household income of households was $77,119. 

Brief History: Malden was first settled in 1640 and incorporated as a town in 1649. It was incorporated as a city in 1882. Malden was the first town to voice its opposition to British rule by drafting and signing an official petition. They also boycotted tea drinking in 1770 in protest of the Revenue Act of 1766. 

Area Info: Malden is 5 miles northwest of Boston. It is conveniently located near Boston’s Logan Airport.

Historic Places & Cultural Places of Interest: Converse Memorial Library, Middlesex Fells Reservation

Amenities: Outdoor shopping malls in Malden include Broadway Plaza (14 stores) and Adams Plaza Shopping center. 

Parks and Recreation: Residents of Malden enjoy recreational opportunities in 30 parks around the city. These include tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds, ball fields, and a skateboard park. Fellsmere Pond is a popular place for residents to unwind, as they stroll along the walking path along the 25-acre pond. It is located in Fellsmere Park, which was established in 1803 and also includes a fountain, open grass, and wooded areas. Residents also enjoy hiking trails at Middlesex Fells Reservation, a 2,575-acre reservation bordering Malden to the northwest, and additional recreation at Pine Banks park, a 107.5-acre park in Malden and Melrose. 

Public Transportation: The City of Malden is served by MBTA’s commuter rail on the Orange Line. It has two stops: Malden Center and Oak Grove. Malden Center also serves as a major bus transfer station with 13 routes on two busways. 

Education: Private PK-8 schools including Cheverus Catholic School and 9-12 schools including Malden Catholic High School.

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