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 Population9,509
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens12.3%
Employed Population 16+3,811
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married67.8%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.2%
Median Earnings25+$53,587
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,292
Median Earnings With High School Degree$46,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$113,491
% Above Poverty Level98.4%
% Below Poverty Level1.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone7.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,384
Median House Value$390,100

Ancestry

English34.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.4%
Danishn11.3%
Swedish6.6%
German5.5%
Scottish4.5%
Irish4.4%
Welsh3%
Norwegian3%
Dutch1.9%
Italian1.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Swiss1.1%
Greek0.8%
Icelander0.5%
Polish0.3%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Bermudan0.1%
African0.1%
Russian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Mapleton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyUtah County
Standard Zip Codes84664
Phone Area Codes3,85,801
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 Ridge3,460$91,855
Provo116,146$50,370
Salem7,808$100,800
Spanish Fork38,673$78,831
Springville32,603$71,197
Woodland Hills1,380$91,000

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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