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Population in 2012: 438 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 

Males: 228  (52.1%)
Females: 210  (47.9%)

Median resident age:  36.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17052.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,217 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Mapleton:

$33,217
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,721

Mapleton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,056 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
Mapleton:

$66,056
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $57,100; Detached houses: $56,460; Townhouses or other attached units: $7,111; In 2-unit structures: $160,002; Mobile homes: $32,547

Median gross rent in 2012: $620.

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  • White alone - 426 (96.6%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mapleton: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.2%), Irish (19.9%), French (7.1%), English (4.0%), Dutch (3.9%), United States (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/18/1866

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 2,012 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mapleton:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mapleton borough:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $552 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $735 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (72.3 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (102.8 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (150.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cedar Crest, PA (1.7 miles) , Mount Union borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Mill Creek borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Kistler borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Newton Hamilton borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Shirleysburg, PA (2.7 miles) , Atkinson Mills, PA (2.8 miles) , Huntingdon borough, PA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 77.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-10.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Mapleton-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the Mapleton borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/20/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mapleton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from Mapleton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Huntingdon County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Mapleton:

  • US RENAL CARE HUNTINGDON (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • J C BLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • WESTMINSTER WOODS AT HUNTINGDO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)

Amtrak station near Mapleton:

  • 8 miles: HUNTINGDON (402 ALLEGHENY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mapleton:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 27 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,924)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 29 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 43,065)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 32 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Dickinson College (about 42 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 49 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • Messiah College (about 53 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Gettysburg College (about 54 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,517)

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Notable location: Mapleton Volunteer Fire Company 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hares Valley Creek (A), Scrub Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Huntingdon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.360
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.17. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.17
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.0
U.S.:

22.1
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

10.5


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.7%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  70.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mapleton, PA

Mapleton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mapleton travel time to work - commute


Mapleton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mapleton borough (based on Huntingdon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.43%
Here39.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the BrethrenEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents31.1%14.7%8.1%6.8%6.4%
Congregations37.8%3.1%10.2%5.5%5.5%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.7%4.7%4.0%3.8%15.6%
Congregations2.4%6.3%3.1%3.1%22.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Huntingdon County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Huntingdon County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Huntingdon County:

10.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$350
Streets and Highways 2$2,835$17,0100$0
Totals for Government 2$2,835$17,0101$350

Mapleton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($63.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($38.81)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($31.96)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($25.11)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($9.13)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($9.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($2.28)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,000 ($68.49)

Mapleton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($31.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($15.98)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($25.11)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($57.08)
    Individual Income: $23,000 ($52.51)
    NEC: $3,000 ($6.85)

Mapleton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $47,000 ($107.31)

4.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mifflin County, PA  0.53% ($24,744 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.47% ($30,280)
from Centre County, PA  0.44% ($44,254)


4.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,126 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Blair County, PA  0.55% ($26,977 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.48% ($33,169)
to Mifflin County, PA  0.43% ($27,754)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mapleton:

  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mapleton:

  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mapleton:

  • W32AX (Channel 32; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,685
Total average daily truck traffic: 187
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,224

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