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The City of Mapleton had a population of 1,146 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mapleton is located at latitude 42.1671 and longitude -95.7905 in Monona County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mapleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monona County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,138 feet.

The City of Mapleton (GNIS ID: 2395843) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mapleton is located within Township of Maple, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monona County.

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, 2016.

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Mapleton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,146
Population in Households 1,094
Population in Familes 845
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 715
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 496
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 631 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $77,206
Average Home Value $105,622


Median Household Income $45,242
Average Household Income $65,225
Per Capita Income $28,596
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.05% -0.64%
Households -1.26% -0.78%
Families -0.38% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mapleton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mapleton to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 256 75th
Population Density1 # 482 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 292 71st
Median Household Income # 777 23rd
Per Capita Income # 352 65th

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