Malta is located in north Illinois. Malta is part of Dekalb County. Malta has 0.57 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Malta population is 1,115, which has grown 15.07% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Malta median household income is $56,667 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 24.77% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Malta median house value is $132,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 22.44% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Malta is close to the state average in quality. The Malta area code is 815.