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Maxwell, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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The Village of Maxwell had a population of 235 as of July 1, 2017. Maxwell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Maxwell is located at latitude 36.5411 and longitude -104.543 in Colfax County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Maxwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Colfax County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,925 feet.

The Village of Maxwell (GNIS ID: 2413571) 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.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Maxwell is located within Springer Division of Colfax 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.

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


Total Population 235
Daytime Population: Workers 76
Daytime Population: Residents 144
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 220
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 143
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 495
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $48,598
Average Household Income $69,463
Per Capita Income $29,558


Total Housing Units 157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (31.8%)
Median Home Value $204,545
Average Home Value $282,500


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 1.74
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 2
  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 -1.07% -1.4%
Households -1.46% -1.74%
Families -0.21% -1.89%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Maxwell, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maxwell to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico 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 # 293 34th
Population Density # 113 75th
Diversity Index # 192 57th
Median Household Income # 110 75th
Per Capita Income # 73 84th

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