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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.

People

Total Population 8,788
Male Share of the Population 53.4%
Female Share of the Population 46.6%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 3,406
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 66%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,580
% Above Poverty Level 95.3%
% Below Poverty Level 4.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 6.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,390
Median House Value $332,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.9%
US/American 0%
English 35.5%
Irish 4.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mapleton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SE of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 335 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Utah
Metro Area Provo - Orem
Standard Zip Codes 84664
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.13
Longitude -111.577

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)

Station SPANISH FORK PWR HOUSE
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
Station OLMSTEAD P H
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches
Station BIRDSEYE
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 37 F
Apr Temp 26 to 59 F
Jul Temp 44 to 88 F
Oct Temp 26 to 66 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elk Ridge 2,856 $86,204
Provo 115,345 $45,108
Salem 7,015 $80,000
Spanish Fork 36,916 $69,800
Springville 31,178 $62,173
Woodland Hills 1,389 $96,354

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mapleton Public Libraries

Library
Utah County Bookmobile Library
305 NORTH MAIN STREET
Mapleton, Utah
(801) 489-4833

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