Mapleton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 429 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 212  (49.5%)
Females: 217  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17052.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,021 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Mapleton:

$33,021
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,726 (it was $14,431 in 2000)

Mapleton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,301 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
Mapleton:

$65,301
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $654.

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  • Races in Mapleton, PA (2010)

    Mapleton races chart
    • 42696.6%White alone
    • 61.4%Two or more races
    • 61.4%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Mapleton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mapleton: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.5%), Irish (17.8%), English (4.2%), Dutch (3.9%), Scottish (3.2%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/18/1866

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,971 people per square mile   (low).

Mapleton,PA real estate house value index trend

Mapleton, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Mapleton:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mapleton borough:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $742 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $829 (1.4%)

Mapleton satellite photo by USGS

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

Mapleton household income distribution Mapleton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-10.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Mapleton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mapleton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mapleton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 33% smaller 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 149.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.4 miles away from Mapleton center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 187.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 307.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.0 miles away from Mapleton center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mapleton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mapleton:

  • US RENAL CARE HUNTINGDON (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • J C BLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (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: 3,656)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 29 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 31 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 32 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Saint Francis University (about 38 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Dickinson College (about 42 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 48 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public elementary/middle school in Mapleton:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.3. This is worse than average.

City:

91.3
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.40. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.40
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.7%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Mapleton travel time to work - commute Mapleton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,47169
Evangelical Protestant6,31052
Catholic2,5724
Other3062
Black Protestant2952
Orthodox202
None28,939-
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: 7
Huntingdon County:

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
Huntingdon County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Huntingdon County:

28.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mapleton:

46.6%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.5%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mapleton:

13.1%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mapleton:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mapleton:

38.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

72.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mapleton, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,148
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$300
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$579
Totals for Government 0$0 4$2,027

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($65.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($39.63)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($32.63)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($25.64)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($9.32)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($9.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($2.33)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,000 ($69.93)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($32.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($16.32)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($25.64)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($58.28)
    Individual Income: $23,000 ($53.61)
    NEC: $3,000 ($6.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $47,000 ($109.56)

3.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.34%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Centre County, PA  0.41% ($48,794 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.33% ($31,800)
from Mifflin County, PA  0.27% ($31,978)


3.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blair County, PA  0.56% ($42,670 average AGI)
to Mifflin County, PA  0.38% ($28,794)
to Centre County, PA  0.32% ($40,623)

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
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 3,351Total average daily traffic
  • 248Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,116Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Mapleton compared to Pennsylvania 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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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