Malin is a city in Klamath County, Oregon, United States. The population was 805 at the 2010 census.
Malin is at an elevation of 4,062 feet (1,238 m) in southern Klamath County near the Oregon–California border. It is along a spur of Oregon Route 39, southeast of Klamath Falls, east of Merrill, and northeast of Tulelake. Lava Beds National Monument is to the south, nearby in California. By highway, the city is 30 miles (48 km) from Klamath Falls and 309 miles (497 km) from Portland.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 805 people, 255 households, and 194 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,610.0 inhabitants per square mile (621.6/km). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 556.0 per square mile (214.7/km). The racial makeup of the city was 70.6% White, 1.1% Native American, 25.7% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 57.8% of the population.
There were 255 households of which 49.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.9% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.16 and the average family size was 3.66.
The median age in the city was 29.1 years. 33.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 19.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 638 people, 200 households, and 155 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,810.4 people per square mile (703.8/km). There were 217 housing units at an average density of 615.8 per square mile (239.4/km). The racial makeup of the city was 63.32% White, 0.63% African American, 2.19% Native American, 0.63% Pacific Islander, 31.03% from other races. About 2% were of two or more races. About 54% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 200 households out of which 48.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 22.5% were non-families. Twenty percent of all households were made up of individuals. About 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.61. The age distribution was 36.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,750, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $21,591 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,258. About 19.4% of families and 26.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.