Maple Rapids, Michigan

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Maple Rapids, Michigan

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Maple Rapids strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 13% Maple Rapids Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Maple Rapids, Michigan

Comparing Maple Rapids to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 5 4
People Above Poverty 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
People Living Alone 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Maple Rapids Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Lansing, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Clinton
Metro Area Lansing - East Lansing
P.O. Box Zip Codes 48853
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.104
Longitude -84.691

Maple Rapids Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ST JOHNS
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
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Maple Rapids Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 643 100%
Male 319 49.6%
Female 324 50.4%
Under 18 186 28.9%
18+ 457 71.1%
65+ 70 10.9%
Median Age 34.2
Average Family Size 3.09
White 638 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Maple Rapids Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 614
Growth -29
Growth % -4.5%

Maple Rapids 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
German 29%
European 17.5%
English 14.4%
US/American 10.7%
Irish 5.8%
Scottish 3.7%
French Canadian 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
Polish 2.7%
Dutch 2.5%
Czech 1.2%
Swedish 1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Maple Rapids 643 $40,625
Carson City 1,190 $41,477
Fowler 1,136 $56,625
Hubbardston 394 $38,750
Perrinton 439 $38,929
Pewamo 560 $46,667
St. Johns 7,485 $52,391

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Maple Rapids Public Library
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