Mapleton, Minnesota

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Mapleton, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Mapleton Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Mapleton Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Mapleton, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 7
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Mapleton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles SW of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Blue Earth
Standard Zip Codes 56065
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.928
Longitude -93.955

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 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Mapleton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,678 100%
Male 813 48.5%
Female 865 51.5%
Under 18 445 26.5%
18+ 1,233 73.5%
65+ 341 20.3%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,641 97.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.5%
Other 7 0.4%
Mixed Race 16 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 58 3.5%

Estimated Mapleton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,653
Growth -25
Growth % -1.5%

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
German 50.9%
Norwegian 11.8%
Irish 6.6%
US/American 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
Swedish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
English 2.6%
Scottish 2%
Dutch 2%
Danish 1.7%
Welsh 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
Finnish 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Italian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mapleton 1,678 $48,250
Amboy 575 $39,844
Easton 214 $30,625
Good Thunder 592 $45,469
Minnesota Lake 681 $44,091
Pemberton 246 $42,222
Vernon Center 359 $56,875
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Mapleton High Schools (2004)

101 6TH AVE. NE
Serves 439 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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