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Overview

Introduction to Mapleton, Utah

Mapleton, Utah, in Utah county, is located 8 miles SE of Provo, Utah (center to center) and is 335 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is in the Provo - Orem area.

Mapleton History

The city of Mapleton was initially an agricultural extension of the small Hobble Creek community, now known as Springville. The city was founded in 1850 and the area was then known as Union Bench. It was in the early 20th century that the Utah County began the organization of a town government in Mapleton. In 1948, Mapleton became a third - class city.

Mapleton and nearby Attractions

  • Utah County Bookmobile HDQ
  • Mapleton Historical Museum
  • Tracy Aviary
  • Utah’s Hogle Zoo
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Ira Allan Sports Park

Things To Do In Mapleton

Visitors to the city of Mapleton can get to know more about the regional history and culture at the Mapleton historical Museum. Mapleton City Park is a multi - recreational park where one can enjoy a day out. The park has 2 baseball pavilions, a children’s playground, two tennis courts, and a volleyball pit. Eagle Rock Park is a place where one can go for a picnic or for quiet walks. The Tracy Aviary is an interesting tourist spot situated near the city of Mapleton.

Mapleton Transportation

One can avail flights from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Mapleton Higher Education

Residents of Mapleton can attend the Utah Valley State College, Brigham Young University, and Salt Lake Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,014
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+3,668
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married66.4%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.9%
Median Earnings25+$47,871
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$98,485
% Above Poverty Level95.4%
% Below Poverty Level4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home8.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone5%
Median Gross Rent$1,277
Median House Value$349,200

Ancestry

English32.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.9%
German6.8%
Welsh5.2%
Danishn5.2%
Norwegian4.6%
Scottish4.5%
Irish3.4%
Dutch2.8%
Swedish2.8%
Italian2.7%
Swiss1.9%
Icelander0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Finnish0.6%
Greek0.6%
Australian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Czech0.1%
Polish0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
African0.1%
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Mapleton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Utah County
Standard Zip Codes84664
Phone Area Codes385,801
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude40.12
Approximate Longitude-111.57

Mapleton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSPANISH FORK PWR HOUSE
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp59 to 92 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip21.5 inches
StationOLMSTEAD P H
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp59 to 92 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip20.2 inches
StationBIRDSEYE
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp8 to 37 F
Apr Temp26 to 59 F
Jul Temp44 to 88 F
Oct Temp26 to 66 F
Annual Precip14.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elk Ridge3,037$83,906
Provo115,718$46,248
Salem7,247$82,959
Spanish Fork37,565$72,416
Springville31,796$64,517
Woodland Hills1,375$93,750

Mapleton Public Libraries

Utah County Bookmobile Library
125 WEST 400 NORTH
Mapleton, Utah
(801) 489-4833

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Mapleton Public Schools

Hobble Creek School
1145 E 1200 N
ZIP: 84664
(801) 489-2863
Primary
Total Enrollment 670
Maple Ridge School
2340 West Harvest Parkway
ZIP: 84664
(801) 354-7400
Mapleton Junior High
362 E 1200 N
ZIP: 84664
(801) 489-2892
Middle
Total Enrollment 1143
Mapleton School
120 W Maple
ZIP: 84664
(801) 489-2850
Primary
Total Enrollment 696
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