Maxwell is a city located in Colusa County California. With a 2020 population of 1,059, it is the 1010th largest city in California and the 14551st largest city in the United States. Maxwell is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -15.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,256 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Maxwell has a population density of 492 people per square mile.
The average household income in Maxwell is $82,651 with a poverty rate of 21.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $984 per month, and the median house value is $146,900. The median age in Maxwell is 35.4 years, 35 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maxwellwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
37.80% of Maxwell residents speak only English, while 62.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 62.20% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Maxwell is White, with 0.80% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Maxwell is Hispanic, with 30.69% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.23%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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66.00% of Maxwell residents were born in the United States, with 59.95% having been born in California. 25.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.