Mapleton is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,741 people and just one neighborhood, Mapleton is the 272nd largest community in Minnesota. Much of the housing stock in Mapleton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mapleton who work in office and administrative support (11.54%), sales jobs (11.17%) and teaching (9.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Mapleton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mapleton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.