Malden, Massachusetts Houses for Sale

Malden is located in the eastern part of the state of Massachusetts and a city in Middlesex County. It is a suburb on the northern side of Boston and sits along the Malden River, which is a branch of the Mystic River. The area where the present-day Malden stands was settled in 1640 and became a party of Charlestown and was referred to as Mystic Side. The area was then incorporated in 1649 as a town and was later named for Malden, a town in England. The city started to develop its industrial center at the start of the 19th century, and the economy became largely service-oriented, which includes telecommunications, government, financial services, and health care. The offices of the Massachusetts Department of Education are situated in the city.

Malden, MA Prices for Houses for Sale

550,992 +4%
564,950 +5%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Malden Homes for Purchase

76 +23%
104 +18%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

21 +27%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 101  
Police Civilians 9  
Total Arrests 299 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,562 (2020)
CrimeScore 17.91  
National Rank 2039th  
Statewide Rank 14th  

Local Statistics

Population 59,922 (-0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,400 (1.30%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 4
Assault Offenses 420
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 104
Counterfeiting/Forgery 23
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 227
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 10
Extortion/Blackmail 1
Fraud Offenses 165
Homicide Offenses 2
Kidnapping/Abduction 6
Larceny/Theft Offenses 588
Motor Vehicle Theft 97
Pornography/Obscene Material 3
Prostitution Offenses 2
Robbery 34
Sex Offenses 19
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 1
Stolen Property Offenses 1
Weapon Law Violations 17

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