Maple Rapids is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 683 people and just one neighborhood, Maple Rapids is the 525th largest community in Michigan. Maple Rapids has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Maple Rapids, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.64% of Maple Rapids’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Maple Rapids is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maple Rapids who work in sales jobs (11.81%), office and administrative support (9.59%) and healthcare suport services (9.59%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Maple Rapids 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 village 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, Maple Rapids has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Maple Rapids a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Maple Rapids, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.42 minutes every day commuting to work.
Maple Rapids is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.