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Mapleton, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Mapleton had a population of 1,653 as of July 1, 2017. Mapleton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mapleton is located at latitude 43.926 and longitude -93.954 in Blue Earth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mapleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blue Earth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Mapleton (GNIS ID: 2395842) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mapleton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mapleton, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,653
Daytime Population: Workers 561
Daytime Population: Residents 819
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,380
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,626
Population in Familes 1,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 1,132
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $55,469
Average Household Income $68,528
Per Capita Income $27,519


Total Housing Units 737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 486 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $136,029
Average Home Value $166,838


Total Households 642
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 443
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.83% -0.11%
Households -0.81% -0.12%
Families -0.96% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Mapleton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mapleton to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 287 68th
Population Density # 223 75th
Diversity Index # 484 47th
Median Household Income # 432 52nd
Per Capita Income # 523 42nd

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