Mapleton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 9,773 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mapleton is the 62nd largest community in Utah.
Mapleton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Mapleton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities, Mapleton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mapleton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mapleton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mapleton who work in sales jobs (13.19%), management occupations (12.22%), and office and administrative support (11.65%).
Also of interest is that Mapleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Mapleton is also a city of artists. Mapleton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mapleton’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.70% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Mapleton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mapleton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mapleton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Mapleton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.04% of adults in Mapleton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mapleton in 2010 was $30,411, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,644 for a family of four. However, Mapleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mapleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mapleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mapleton include English, German, Danish, European, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mapleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.