Maxwell, California Population 2024

1,181

Maxwell is a city located in Colusa County California. Maxwell has a 2024 population of 1,181. Maxwell is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -5.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,256 in 2020.

The average household income in Maxwell is $82,188 with a poverty rate of 22.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Maxwell is 29.9 years, 21.7 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Maxwell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maxwell was:

  • White: 55.55%
  • Two or more races: 34.12%
  • Other race: 10.33%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
549.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.97% (-75)
The current population of Maxwell, California is 1,181 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,256.

Maxwell, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White65655.55%
Two or more races40334.12%
Other race12210.33%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Maxwell Population by Race

Maxwell Population Pyramid 2024

Maxwell Median Age

29.9

Total

21.7

Male

39.2

Female

Maxwell Adults

There are 827 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in Maxwell.

Maxwell Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

10.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Maxwell Sex Ratio

Female52044.03%
Male66155.97%

Maxwell Population by Age

Maxwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3913.0258.141.9
Married2623.166337
Female613.7262.337.7
Non Family591.6632.267.8
Male93.1155.644.4
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Maxwell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Maxwell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maxwell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.12%.

Maxwell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,421

Average Earnings

$55,278

Average Male

$29,703

Average Female

Maxwell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maxwell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Maxwell Language

37.92% of Maxwell residents speak only English, while 62.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 62.08% of the population.

Maxwell Language

Maxwell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic85225429.81%
Multiple40315337.97%
White30261.99%
showing: 3 rows

22.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.61%

Male Poverty Rate

26.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maxwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maxwell is Multiple, with 37.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maxwell is White, with 1.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Maxwell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.25%
Some College4%
High School3.05%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Maxwell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed70.45%
Male Employed8.02%
Female Employed3.17%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Maxwell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maxwell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Maxwell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Maxwell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Maxwell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Maxwell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Maxwell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Maxwell Veterans by War

count

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Maxwell Veterans by Age

count

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Maxwell Veterans by Race

Maxwell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

90.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maxwell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Maxwell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Maxwell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Maxwell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.57%

Born in Maxwell

67.15%

Native Born

32.85%

Foreign Born

23.88%

Non Citizen

8.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.15% of Maxwell residents were born in the United States, with 62.57% having been born in California. 23.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Maxwell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,181
20231,181
20221,181746.68%
20211,107-149-11.86%
20201,25618016.73%
20191,076-20-1.82%
20181,09615416.35%
2017942242.61%
2016918-115-11.13%
20151,033-43-4%
20141,076808.03%
201399620.2%
2012994-150-13.11%
20111,144413.72%
20101,103
showing: 15 rows

Maxwell Population by Year