Maxwell, Iowa

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Maxwell, Iowa
City
Location of Maxwell, Iowa
Location of Maxwell, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°53′25″N 93°23′52″W / 41.89028°N 93.39778°W / 41.89028; -93.39778Coordinates: 41°53′25″N 93°23′52″W / 41.89028°N 93.39778°W / 41.89028; -93.39778
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Story
Area[1]
 • Total 1.11 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Land 1.11 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 920
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 916
 • Density 828.8/sq mi (320.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50161
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-50520
GNIS feature ID 0458863

Maxwell is a city in Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 920 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a part of the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Maxwell is located at 41°53′25″N 93°23′52″W / 41.890232°N 93.397657°W / 41.890232; -93.397657 (41.890232, -93.397657).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1890 453 —    
1900 810 +78.8%
1910 754 −6.9%
1920 811 +7.6%
1930 721 −11.1%
1940 812 +12.6%
1950 802 −1.2%
1960 773 −3.6%
1970 758 −1.9%
1980 783 +3.3%
1990 788 +0.6%
2000 807 +2.4%
2010 920 +14.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 920 people, 349 households, and 242 families residing in the city. The population density was 828.8 inhabitants per square mile (320.0 /km2). There were 365 housing units at an average density of 328.8 per square mile (127.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 349 households of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.7% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.19.

The median age in the city was 35.4 years. 28.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 807 people, 312 households, and 228 families residing in the city. The population density was 703.9 people per square mile (270.9/km2). There were 333 housing units at an average density of 290.5 per square mile (111.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.76% White, 0.25% Native American, 0.50% Asian, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 312 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $49,821. Males had a median income of $35,114 versus $24,931 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,069. About 2.6% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.