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: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 128
  • Residential Addresses: 52
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 52

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 87728 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 87728 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. New Mexico Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Maxwell, NM 87728 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 399
Population in Households 322
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $32,609
Average Household Income $49,649
Per Capita Income $22,048


Total Housing Units 233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $187,778
Average Home Value $222,070


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.21% -0.87%
Households -0.18% -1.17%
Families -0.49% -1.54%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   0.83%

Maxwell, NM 87728 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 87728 to the other 351 ZIP Codes in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 39th
Population Density # 214 40th
Diversity Index # 167 53rd
Median Household Income # 245 30th
Per Capita Income # 174 51st

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