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Maxwell, California - Basic Facts

The Maxwell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,120 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Maxwell is located at latitude 39.2771 and longitude -122.1947 in Colusa County. The formal boundaries for the Maxwell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Colusa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The Maxwell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583074) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Maxwell Census Designated Place is located within Central Colusa CCD of Colusa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Maxwell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maxwell: Occident.

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Maxwell Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Maxwell, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,120
Population in Households 1,120
Population in Familes 952
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 521
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 371
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 267
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $216,129
Average Home Value $255,682


Median Household Income $58,136
Average Household Income $71,556
Per Capita Income $25,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.21%
Households 0.26% 0.21%
Families -0.47% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Maxwell, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maxwell to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1025 33rd
Population Density1 # 933 39th
Diversity Index2 # 418 73rd
Median Household Income # 665 56th
Per Capita Income # 890 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.