Mapleton is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,217 people and just one neighborhood, Mapleton is the 229th largest community in Iowa. Mapleton has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mapleton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mapleton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mapleton who work in sales jobs (15.49%), maintenance occupations (9.39%) and office and administrative support (9.23%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Mapleton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mapleton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mapleton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Mapleton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.