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Demographic Statistics

The following graphs were the results of a questionnaire which was distributed by volunteers to each residence in May 1994. Completed questionnaires were received from 69% of households (721 out of 1042 households), providing a more than adequate sample to be representative of the entire community.

Years at Present Address
Half the residents have lived in the same residence over 10 years.

Years in Mapleton
More than half have lived in Mapleton over 10 years.

Occupation of Chief Wage Earner
 A wide variety of occupations.

Most have been to college.

Marital Status
Most are married.

Number of Children Living at Home
Two-thirds have children living at home.

93% are buying their home rather than renting.

Approximate Lot Size
More than half live on lots one-half acre or larger.

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