Mapleton, Maine

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Mapleton, Maine

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Mapleton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 14% Mapleton Low Rate of Poverty
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mapleton Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Mapleton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Mapleton, Maine

Comparing Mapleton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Senior Citizens 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 9
College Educated Adults 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 8 4
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 1
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 7
People Living Alone 3 5

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Mapleton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 232 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 331 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04757
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.681
Longitude -68.163

Mapleton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 29 to 48 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station VAN BUREN 2
Distance 35.2 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 19 F
Apr Temp 27 to 46 F
Jul Temp 54 to 76 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Mapleton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,889 100%
Male 967 51.2%
Female 922 48.8%
Under 18 458 24.2%
18+ 1,431 75.8%
65+ 233 12.3%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,857 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 19 1%
Other 6 0.3%
Mixed Race 6 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.5%

Estimated Mapleton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,954
Growth 65
Growth % 3.4%

Mapleton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 21.2%
English 18.1%
French (except Basque) 11.7%
Irish 11.5%
French Canadian 9%
Canadian 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
German 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Scottish 3.3%
Italian 1.5%
Swedish 1.3%
British 1.3%
Norwegian 0.8%
Acadian/Cajun 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
Dutch 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mapleton 1,889 $41,719
Ashland 1,474 $40,185
Castle Hill 454 $35,625
Chapman 465 $43,542
Perham 434 $31,250
Presque Isle 9,511 $37,090
Washburn 1,627 $34,122
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