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Maxwell, California - Basic Facts

The Maxwell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,102 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maxwell: Occident.

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Maxwell, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,102
Daytime Population: Workers 572
Daytime Population: Residents 626
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,198
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 1,102
Population in Familes 937
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 513
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $56,974
Average Household Income $72,913
Per Capita Income $25,926


Total Housing Units 408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 216 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $216,538
Average Home Value $250,576


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% 0.14%
Households -0.04% 0.11%
Families -0.67% 0.15%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

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, 2017 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 # 1028 32nd
Population Density # 936 38th
Diversity Index # 418 73rd
Median Household Income # 741 51st
Per Capita Income # 919 39th

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