Malta, IL has a population of 1,041 and is the 14,898th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,702 per sq mi which is 666% higher than the Illinois average and 1779% higher than the national average. The median age in Malta is 34 which is approximately 9% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Malta, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 83% of Malta residents were born in Illinois, 16% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.