Mapleton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 9,232 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 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mapleton who work in office and administrative support (14.37%), management occupations (12.25%), and sales jobs (10.66%).
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.
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.
The population of Mapleton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.83% of adults in Mapleton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mapleton in 2010 was $24,992, which is upper middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,968 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 Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Mapleton include German, Scottish, Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Mapleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.