Come See For Yourself - You'll Love Mapleton Township


Fall colours in Hollen, Mapleton Township

As real estate professionals who have made their homes and raised their families in Mapleton township, John Zwart and Laurie Langdon understand why this community is such a special place in which to live. 


Mapleton township is located in the northwestern part of Wellington county in southwestern Ontario. It is bordered along its eastern and northern boundary by the Wellington County townships of Centre Wellington, North Wellington, and Minto; along its northwestern and western boundary by the Perth County townships of North Perth and Perth East; and along its southern boundary by the Region of Waterloo townships of Wellesley and Woolwich. The town of Drayton with a population of approximately 2,000 is the largest community in the township and is situated practically at its centre. Other smaller communities include Alma, Bosworth, Glen Allan, Goldstone, Kumpfville, Hollen, Lebanon, Moorefield, Parker, Rothsay, Spruce Green, Stirton, Trecastle, Winfield, and Wyandot.  


Mapleton township is a relatively new political entity, having been formed two decades ago by an amalgamation of the townships of Maryborough and Perth on January 1, 1999.


Population and Demographics

As of November 2018 the population in Mapleton is listed as 10,586. Since 2011 the township has had a population increase of 597 persons which is just shy of 6% growth.  


Of the current population 51% is male, 49% is female.


There are 3,148 private residential dwelling buildings in Mapleton of whch 90% are single detached homes, 4% are semi-detached, 4% are apartments, 2% are townhomes, and 1% are movable homes. 92% of the homes in Mapleton are owner occupied; 8% are tenant occupied.


Looking now at household marital status, 68% are married or in a common law relationship, 25% are single, 3% are separated or divorced, and 4% are other. 


Looking at household family status, 42% are married/common-law with children, 4% are single with children.


Mapleton's age distribution is as follows:

  • 0 - 9:  17%
  • 10 - 14:  8%
  • 15 - 19:  8%
  • 20 - 29:  15%
  • 30 - 44:  17%
  • 45 - 54:  12%
  • 55 - 64:  12%
  • 65 - 74:  7%
  • 75+:  4%



65% of the total population in Mapleton is employed.  Of these the dominant profession categories are:

#1: trades, transport, equipment operators and related occupations; and

#2: management occupations.  

In both of these categories FARMING and support for farming are important to both of these catagories. 


The highest education levels reached for Mapleton's population is as follows:

  • 12% - University 
  • 15% - College
  • 25% - Highschool
  • 48% - Other




Mapleton Schools and Education

Families in Mapleton Township are blessed with a variety of educational options for their children. In addition to four main public grade schools scattered through the township, there are two parochial schools, one pre-school, and three other private christian schools. There is also access to a network of Catholic schools through the Wellington Catholic District School Board.  


While there are no high schools located within the Mapleton Township boundary, there is one public high school and at least one christian high school that provide bus transportation to their respective nearby locations.


Information about each school with phone numbers and web site links is listed below


Alma Public School
Address: 12 Simpson Street East, Alma ON
Telephone: 519-846-5110


Centre Peel Public School
Address: 7623 Sixth Line, Drayton ON
Telephone: 519-638-2668


Community Christian School
Address: 35 High Street, Drayton ON
Telephone: 519-638-2935


Drayton Heights Public School
Address: 75 Wellington Street South, Drayton ON
Telephone: 519-638-3067


Fourth Peel School
Address: 7443 Fourth Line, Wallenstein ON
Telephone: 519-669-4023


Goldstone Parochial School

Address: 7205 Sideroad 19, Alma ON
Telephone: 519-638-3832


Mapleton Preschool
Address: 35 High Street Drayton ON
Telephone: 519-638-3331


Maranatha Conservative Mennonite School
Address: 31 John Street, Drayton ON
Telephone: 519-638-2446


Maryborough Public School
Address: 73 McGivern Street, Moorefield ON
Telephone: 519-638-3095


Norwell Disctrict Secondary School

Address: 135 Cumberland Street, Palmerston ON

Telephone: 519-343-3107



Woodland Christian High School
Address: 1058 Spitzig Road, Breslau ON
Telephone: 519-648-2114  


Yatton Parochial
Address: 7279 3rd Line, Wallenstein ON
Telephone: 519-669-1303

Want to learn more?

There's so much more that is yet to be told. Whether its commuter times, medical facilities, things to do in and around Mapleton, the climate, the economy, or parks and recreation, we love nothing better than to brag about this great community. 


If you're thinking about selling your home, or other Mapleton Real Estate, allow us to make the experience a smooth and pleasant one. Give us a call at 800-258-2059 or send a message using the form below.  We're happy to provide you with a FREE no obligation Home Evaluation and so much more. Don't be shy. Reach out to us now or whenever it suits you. You'll be glad you did.    


John Zwart - Broker or Record - Email: / Cell: 519-496-5607


Laurie Langdon - Sales Representative - Email: / Cell: 519-589-7743