Mapleton, Kansas

Mapleton, Kansas
Mapleton, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Mapleton, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°0′50″N 94°52′58″W / 38.01389°N 94.88278°W / 38.01389; -94.88278Coordinates: 38°0′50″N 94°52′58″W / 38.01389°N 94.88278°W / 38.01389; -94.88278
Country United States
State Kansas
County Bourbon
 – Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 – Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 98
 – Density 198.6/sq mi (76.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66754
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-44550[1]
GNIS feature ID 0478152[2]

Mapleton is a city in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States. The population was 98 at the 2000 census.



Mapleton is located at 38°0′50″N 94°52′58″W / 38.01389°N 94.88278°W / 38.01389; -94.88278 (38.013965, -94.882741)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.


Historical populations
Census Pop.
1990 96
2000 98 2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 98 people, 43 households, and 27 families residing in the city. The population density was 198.6 people per square mile (77.2/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 93.2 per square mile (36.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.96% White, 1.02% Native American, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.02% of the population.

There were 43 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 18.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $28,056. Males had a median income of $12,344 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,643. There were no families and 10.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 12.2% of those over 64.

Notable people

  • Fred Burke, Prohibition-era gangster, armed robber, and murderer. Born & raised on a farm near Mapleton.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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