Population 60,840
School Ranking #116*
Public Trans: Orange Line/Bus

Malden is a popular city just 6 miles north of Boston that is easily accessed by routes 93 and 1.  They have two subway stops for the Orange Line at Oak Grove and Malden Center, as well as extensive bus service to Boston and many other surrounding communities.   It’s home to 29 Parks and green spaces and amongst the most notable are Amerige Park, Tartikoff which has a skate park, the Tafton Dog Park open 8am-8pm, the Lincoln Commons which has a splash park, the 107-acre Pine Banks which offer numerous hiking and biking trails, and the 9-mile Northern Strand Community Bike Path that goes through Malden, Revere, Saugus and out to ocean in Lynn and is maintained and open all year long.  The Holland Memorial Pool offers public swimming and a wading pool in summer and Fellsmere Pond is one of Malden’s true gems, and provides residents with a quiet retreat. The historic Fellsmere Park was established in 1893 and features a walking path, pond with a fountain, open grass and wooded areas.  Boojum Rock in the Middlesex Fells reservation is its highest point Malden and offers a beautiful view of the Boston skyline.  Malden also has many diverse, quality restaurants that include a wide variety of food options and its town square is still a hub of activity.  Malden is known for both its Charter School and Malden Catholic High School, both considered to be amongst the best in the area.

* Rankings out of 125 Districts within the Rt 495 belt of Greater Boston per Boston Magazine

The following are from a survey that was filled out by residents of each town.  Feel free to contact us if you would like us to add anything for your town!

Fave Events:
4th of July celebrations in each Ward, including games, races, bouncy houses and baking contests 

Fave Resources for Parents:
Library programs

Fave Recreational Activities:
Bike Trail to the Sea
Pine Banks Reservation

Fave Parks,Trails & Playgrounds:
Forestdale Park
Ferryway Green
Pine Banks & Miller Park

Fave Cultural Events or Spaces:
The Public Library

Fave ‘Must See’ sites or Landmarks:
Spanish American War monument
Hebrew Charitable Burying Ground

Fave Social Clubs:
Malden Historical Club
Sons of Italy
Irish/American Club

Top Spots for Night Life:
Atomic Bowling &  MIXX Lounge
District Kitchen
All Seasons Table
Exchange Street Bistro

Favorite thing about living in Malden:
The wonderful influence of our cultural and ethnic diversity.
Malden Historical Club