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Mapleton, North Dakota
A residential neighborhood in Mapleton
A residential neighborhood in Mapleton
Motto(s): 
"A great place to branch out and grow"
Location of Mapleton, North Dakota
Location of Mapleton, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°53′24″N 97°3′8″W / 46.89000°N 97.05222°W / 46.89000; -97.05222Coordinates: 46°53′24″N 97°3′8″W / 46.89000°N 97.05222°W / 46.89000; -97.05222
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Cass
Founded 1875
Area
 • Total 3.91 sq mi (10.13 km2)
 • Land 3.91 sq mi (10.13 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
906 ft (276 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 762
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,238
 • Density 316.54/sq mi (122.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58059
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-50580
GNIS feature ID 1030095
Website MapletonND.com

Mapleton is a city in Cass County, North Dakota, United States. It sits on the banks of the Maple River. The population was 762 at the 2010 census, and was estimated at 1,112 as of 2018. Mapleton serves as a bedroom community of the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area. The core cities are ten miles to the east of Mapleton.

History

Mapleton was platted in 1876, soon after the railroad was extended to that point. The city took its name from the Maple River. A post office has been in operation at Mapleton since 1875.

Geography

Mapleton is located at 46°53′24″N 97°3′8″W / 46.89000°N 97.05222°W / 46.89000; -97.05222 (46.890002, -97.052112).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.00 square miles (10.36 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 119
1900 322 170.6%
1910 207 −35.7%
1920 198 −4.3%
1930 195 −1.5%
1940 180 −7.7%
1950 169 −6.1%
1960 180 6.5%
1970 219 21.7%
1980 306 39.7%
1990 682 122.9%
2000 606 −11.1%
2010 762 25.7%
2019 (est.) 1,238 62.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 762 people, 248 households, and 216 families living in the city. The population density was 190.5 inhabitants per square mile (73.6/km2). There were 264 housing units at an average density of 66.0 per square mile (25.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 3.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.9% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.

There were 248 households, of which 51.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.6% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 12.9% were non-families. 8.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.22.

The median age in the city was 30.4 years. 32.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.7% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 2.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mapleton has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Notable person

  • Mark Andrews, U.S. Congressman
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