Maxwell, NM 87728 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 87728: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Maxwell, NM 87728

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Colfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.538, Longitude -104.54
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 119
  • Residential Addresses: 51
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 51

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Maxwell, NM 87728 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 370
Daytime Population: Workers 85
Daytime Population: Residents 229
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 314
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 294
Population in Familes 225
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $47,692
Average Household Income $69,779
Per Capita Income $33,989


Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $204,688
Average Home Value $282,051


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 98
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 -1.1% -1.33%
Households -1.39% -1.83%
Families -1.7% -1.91%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Maxwell, NM 87728 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87728 to the other 330 ZIP Codes 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 # 216 35th
Population Density # 183 45th
Diversity Index # 145 56th
Median Household Income # 78 77th
Per Capita Income # 31 91st

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