Mapleton, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 82 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.3%
 
Males: 48  (59.1%)
Females: 34  (40.9%)
Median resident age:

22.2 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip code: 66754

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,986 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Mapleton:

$32,986
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,527 (it was $14,643 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $58,381 (it was $31,400 in 2000)
Mapleton:

$58,381
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $53,201; detached houses: $21,469; mobile homes: $122,336

Median gross rent in 2017: $613.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mapleton: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.2%
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  • Races in Mapleton, KS (2010)
    • 8398.8%White alone
    • 11.2%Asian alone



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mapleton, Kansas as of January 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mapleton is 47 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (53.2%), American (29.0%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 878 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 166 people per square mile   (very low).

Mapleton, Kansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,057 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $270 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (60.1 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (75.6 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (376.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Blue Mound, KS (2.9 miles ),
Fulton, KS (3.0 miles),
Mound City, KS (3.1 miles ),
Prescott, KS (3.3 miles ),
Redfield, KS (3.5 miles),
Uniontown, KS (3.5 miles ),
Bronson, KS (3.6 miles ),
Pleasanton, KS (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.01 N, Longitude: 94.88 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Mapleton, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mapleton, KS in 2017

Mapleton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+2.1%).

Average climate in Mapleton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mapleton, Kansas average temperatures Mapleton, Kansas average precipitation Mapleton, Kansas humidity Mapleton, Kansas wind speed Mapleton, Kansas snowfall Mapleton, Kansas sunshine Mapleton, Kansas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 50.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.495. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.495
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Mapleton-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/28/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Mapleton city center .

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 23.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mapleton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 295.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 298.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 245.0 miles away from Mapleton center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 246.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 301.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 381.3 miles away from Mapleton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bourbon County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mapleton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mapleton:

  • CRYSTAL CARE CENTER OF MOUND CITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUND CITY, KS)
  • PRESCOTT COUNTRY VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRESCOTT, KS)
  • PLEASANT VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PLEASANTON, KS)
  • ARKHAVEN AT FORT SCOTT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)
  • FORT SCOTT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES FORT SCOTT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)

Airports located in Mapleton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mapleton:

  • Allen County Community College (about 29 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 45 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Baker University (about 56 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 60 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 64 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Wright Career College (about 65 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 68 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bourbon County Fire District 3 Station 4 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Mapleton: Mapleton Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mapleton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Fred Burke - Mafia hitmen and Prohibition-era gangster.

Bourbon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Mapleton:

Marital status in Mapleton, KS
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mapleton:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mapleton, KS (based on Bourbon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,95923
Mainline Protestant2,76113
Catholic1,6001
Other4145
Black Protestant3742
None7,065-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Bourbon County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.4%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.8%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mapleton:

5.2%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mapleton:

6.7
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Mapleton:

48.4%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Mapleton:

74.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mapleton, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Mapleton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,000 ($97.56)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($36.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($12.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($24.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,000 ($97.56)

Mapleton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($73.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $4,000 ($48.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($24.39)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($12.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($24.39)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($60.98)

Mapleton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,000 ($512.20)

5.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Crawford County, KS  0.69% ($23,139 average AGI)
to Vernon County, MO  0.48% ($29,080)
to Johnson County, KS  0.38% ($53,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mapleton:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMDO (1600 AM; 1 kW; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mapleton:

  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.4mTotal length
  • $1,237,000Total costs
  • 1,083Total average daily traffic
  • 74Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,268Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mapleton, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mapleton, KS

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE0TZZ, Licensee ID: L02230275, Grant Date: 12/21/2018, Expiration Date: 12/21/2028, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2019, Certifier: Jesse B Coberley, Registrant: Jesse B Coberley, 23 S Lakeview Rd, Mapleton, KS 66754
  • Call Sign: K0XIC, Previous Call Sign: KE0TZZ, Licensee ID: L02230275, Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 02/05/2029, Certifier: Jesse B Coberley, Registrant: Jesse B Coberley Mr, 23 S Lakeview Rd, Mapleton, KS 66754

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-346 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1434L , Serial Number: M-829, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 06/23/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Greg G Post, 1362 Highway 31, Mapleton, KS 66754
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3626H , Serial Number: 4251, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Greg G Post, 1362 Hwy # 31, Mapleton, KS 66754
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85-12 (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93348 , Serial Number: 671, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2008
    Registrant (Individual): George G Post, 1362 Highway 31, Mapleton, KS 66754
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94379 , Serial Number: 1602, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Greg G Post, 1362 Highway 31, Mapleton, KS 66754
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/13/2017
  • Aircraft: BEECH A35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 616B , Serial Number: D-1639, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1954, Certificate Issue Date: 06/04/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Greg G Post, 1362 Highway 31, Mapleton, KS 66754

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Mapleton, KS

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mapleton, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mapleton, KS
  • 53.6%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood


Mapleton compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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