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Maxwell, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Maxwell had a population of 956 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Maxwell is located at latitude 41.8919 and longitude -93.3997 in Story County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maxwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Story County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

The City of Maxwell (GNIS ID: 2395048) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Maxwell is located within Township of Indian Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Story County.

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Maxwell, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 956
Population in Households 956
Population in Familes 798
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 864
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $75,533
Average Household Income $86,650
Per Capita Income $33,288


Total Housing Units 381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 302 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $189,881
Average Home Value $216,694


Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.47% 0.58%
Households 0.48% 0.65%
Families 0.97% 0.53%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Maxwell, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maxwell to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 299 71st
Population Density # 383 62nd
Diversity Index # 756 26th
Median Household Income # 85 92nd
Per Capita Income # 228 78th

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