Mapleton Depot is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,639 people and just one neighborhood, Mapleton Depot is the 397th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Mapleton Depot is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.51% of the Mapleton Depot workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Mapleton Depot is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mapleton Depot who work in office and administrative support (13.62%), sales jobs (8.19%) and teaching (7.45%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Mapleton Depot is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Mapleton Depot has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Mapleton Depot has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mapleton Depot than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mapleton Depot may be for you.
In Mapleton Depot, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.84 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.