Mapleton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 10,731 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 management occupations (13.21%), sales jobs (12.95%), and office and administrative support (9.15%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.69% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mapleton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mapleton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mapleton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The citizens of Mapleton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.40% 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 2018 was $33,518, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,072 for a family of four.
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 American. Important ancestries of people in Mapleton include English, Danish, European, Swedish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Mapleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.