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Mapleton, Maine - Basic Facts

The Mapleton Census Designated Place had a population of 693 as of July 1, 2017. Mapleton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mapleton is located at latitude 46.6807 and longitude -68.1512 in Aroostook County. The formal boundaries for the Mapleton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Aroostook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Mapleton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583561) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Mapleton Census Designated Place is located within Town of Mapleton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Aroostook 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 693
Daytime Population: Workers 104
Daytime Population: Residents 350
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 454
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 693
Population in Familes 561
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 230
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $47,081
Average Household Income $59,593
Per Capita Income $25,340


Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $121,875
Average Home Value $144,262


Total Households 308
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 212
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 0.2% -0.26%
Households 0.32% -0.26%
Families 2.28% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Mapleton, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mapleton to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine 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 # 118 10th
Population Density # 105 20th
Diversity Index # 129 2nd
Median Household Income # 59 55th
Per Capita Income # 69 48th

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