Maplewood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 40,567 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Maplewood is the 23rd largest community in Minnesota.
Maplewood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Maplewood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maplewood who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), sales jobs (10.98%), and management occupations (9.45%).
Also of interest is that Maplewood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Maplewood is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Maplewood, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The overall education level of Maplewood citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.37% of adults in Maplewood have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Maplewood in 2010 was $30,137, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,548 for a family of four. However, Maplewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Maplewood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Maplewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maplewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Maplewood include Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Maplewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.