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Mapleton is a city in Blue Earth County, in the Mankato-North Mankato metro area.
The community was named for the Maple River
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Mapleton. For links to other places called Mapleton, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mapleton is 43.928N. The longitude is -93.955W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,037 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,670.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mapleton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Blue Earth County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56065 ZIP code.
43% of Mapleton residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mapleton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mapleton was $18,375, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Mapleton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mapleton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $316. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.
Libraries in Mapleton include Mapleton Public Library ... View libraries
Blue Earth County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mapleton political report.
The average commute time for Mapleton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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