Mapleton City is nestled against the majestic foothills of Sierra Bonita Mountain in the Wasatch Range. A unique community having the advantage of 60 percent of the land being undeveloped within the corporate boundaries of the City. The rural atmosphere combined with the friendliness of its citizens has and continues to attract new residents to the area. The current population is approximately
8,198 (July, 2011 Census estimate) with the State projecting a population of 20,000 in the Year 2020. To avoid jeopardizing the open space ambiance and spectacular views in every direction, the City has been and will be pro-active in its planning scope to accommodate diversified residential, commercial, and recreational interests. Our focus is to our citizens. They in turn have dedicated an enormous amount of time to community service and are commended for such. We welcome you to our website and hope you find the information that we have provided to be of value.
Mapleton – General Facts and Information:
Mapleton is located approximately eight miles south of Provo, and fifty miles south of Salt Lake City. Its residents enjoy the small town feel and its beautiful setting next to the mountains.
The current population is approximately
8,198 according to the latest U.S. Census figures. The 2000 census showed Mapleton to have a population of 5,809 people and Utah County showed a population of 368,536. The State of Utah is projecting Mapleton's population to be 20,000 in the year 2020.
Mapleton faces challenges similar to other towns along the Wasatch Front caused by a rapidly growing regional population. Mapleton's population has been growing by about 6-8% every year since 1990.
Mapleton has an average of 3.8 persons per household and approximately 1,900 homes.
Mapleton's elevation is 4724 feet. It has a land area of about 12 square miles.
Mapleton is located in Utah County (named after Utah Lake and the Valley it sits in), which has a population of 368,536 according to the 2000 Census.
Adjacent Cities: Springville 24,424 - Spanish Fork 24,246 – Provo 111,718 (8 miles).
Elementary Schools: Mapleton Elementary, Hobble Creek Elementary
Jr. High Schools: Mapleton Jr. High School
High Schools: Springville High School, Maple Mountain High School (2009)
Colleges/Universities: Utah Valley State College (Orem) - Brigham Young University (Private) (Provo)
Hospitals: Utah Valley Regional Medical Center - Provo (10 miles North) - Timpanogos Hospital - Orem (15 miles North) - Mountain View Hospital - Payson (10 miles South)
Mapleton’s largest employer is Nebo School District with 90+ employees.
80% of residents attended some college. 45% graduated from college.
89% of adults are married. 67% of adults have children living at home.
93% of the homes are being bought. 7% are being rented.
59% of the homes are on one acre lots or larger.