Maxwell, California

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Population in 2010: 1,103.
Males: 627  (56.9%)
Females: 476  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95955.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,511
Maxwell:

$63,511
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,709

Maxwell CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $298,547
Maxwell:

$298,547
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $229,892; detached houses: $227,688

Median gross rent in 2019: $997.

March 2019 cost of living index in Maxwell: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.0%
(0.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Maxwell, CA (2019)
    • 60455.8%Hispanic
    • 42439.2%White alone
    • 383.5%Two or more races
    • 121.1%American Indian alone

Races in Maxwell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Maxwell, California as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Maxwell is 186 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (6.3%), English (4.3%), European (3.9%), Portuguese (3.8%), Italian (3.1%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 91 feet

345 residents are foreign born (29.9% Latin America).

This place:

31.9%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,999 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,350 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (37.2 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (63.2 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (416.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Williams, CA (3.0 miles ),
Central Colusa, CA (3.0 miles ),
Colusa, CA (3.3 miles ),
East Colusa, CA (3.4 miles ),
Princeton, CA (3.6 miles ),
Lodoga, CA (4.0 miles),
Willows, CA (4.1 miles ),
West Colusa, CA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.28 N, Longitude: 122.19 W

Area code: 530

Distribution of median household income in Maxwell, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Maxwell, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.8%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 115. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

115
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.191. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.191
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 31.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Maxwell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7062% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 124.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 168.8 miles away from Maxwell center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 262.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 151.6 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Colusa County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Maxwell:

  • VALLEY WEST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WILLIAMS, CA)
  • VALLEY WEST CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WILLIAMS, CA)
  • COLUSA INDIAN HEALTH CLINIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; COLUSA, CA)
  • COLUSA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; COLUSA, CA)

Airports located in Maxwell:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maxwell:

  • California State University-Chico (about 37 miles; Chico, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 37 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Butte College (about 39 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Mendocino College (about 56 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • University of California-Davis (about 57 miles; Davis, CA; FT enrollment: 30,845)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 57 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)
  • University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus (about 58 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 2,855)

Public high school in Maxwell:

Public elementary/middle school in Maxwell:

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Notable location: Maxwell Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Maxwell include: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A), Maxwell United Methodist Church (B), Maxwell Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Maxwell Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Sacramento County Office Of Education - Juvenile Court Schools (10474 Mather Boulevard).

Colusa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Maxwell:

Marital status in Maxwell, CA
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Maxwell:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.0
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Maxwell, CA (based on Colusa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,1706
Evangelical Protestant1,10613
Mainline Protestant7448
Other3792
None10,020-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Colusa County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Colusa County:

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Colusa County:

17.3%
California:

17.9%

4.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($153,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Yolo County, CA  0.72% ($56,316 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.48% ($45,447)
from Sutter County, CA  0.38% ($59,300)

Businesses in Maxwell, CA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Maxwell:

  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maxwell:

  • KKCY (103.1 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KQPT (107.5 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVR (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTS (100.9 FM; CALISTOGA, CA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • KBBF (89.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: BILINGUAL B/CING. FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSXY (98.7 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWNE (94.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BROADCASTING CORP. OF MENDICINO CTY.)
  • KQPM (105.9 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K296ES (107.1 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KNTI (99.5 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KFGY (92.9 FM; HEALDSBURG, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • K284AG (104.7 FM; WOODLAND, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXBX-FM (98.3 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Maxwell:

  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 325ft / 98.6mTotal length
  • $699,000Total costs
  • 249,893Total average daily traffic
  • 52,316Total average daily truck traffic
  • 181,935Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Maxwell, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 221970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Maxwell, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Maxwell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Delevan Wildlife Area 5 Mi E (Lat: 39.278500 Lon: -122.104417), Call Sign: KNDH487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.420 MHz, 159.435 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/18/2022, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia-Pacific Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 894-5096, Fax: (916) 894-5392, Email:
  • Ladoga Peak On Grapevine Pass Near Sites (Lat: 39.352667 Lon: -122.458028), Call Sign: KGJ953,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.950 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2012, Expiration Date: 07/23/2022, Registrant: Sutter Buttes Communications, Inc., 445 Palora Ave., Yuba City, CA 95991, Phone: (530) 673-3475, Fax: (530) 673-1085, Email:
  • 515 Oak St (Lat: 39.276222 Lon: -122.192722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQKY642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2009, Expiration Date: 10/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2019, Certifier: Ronald G Turner, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 39.276722 Lon: -122.170500, Call Sign: WQMB844,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 462.412 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2010, Expiration Date: 06/22/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2020, Certifier: Michael Griffith, Registrant: Adcon International Inc., 2050 Lyndell Terrace, Davis, CA 95616, Phone: (530) 753-1458, Fax: (530) 753-1054, Email:
  • Stone Corral (Lat: 39.293750 Lon: -122.116611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQNY476,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/07/2021, Certifier: Pat Kennedy, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Williams Crosstie (Lat: 39.109500 Lon: -122.226806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQNY477,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/07/2021, Certifier: Pat Kennedy, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • DELEVANNWRF&GWA, 4 Mile Road (Lat: 39.305889 Lon: -122.109750), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQTS780,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.415 MHz, 151.422 MHz, 151.430 MHz, 159.435 MHz, 159.427 MHz, 159.420 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2014, Expiration Date: 04/04/2024, Certifier: John Lemmon, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia-Pacific Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 894-5096, Fax: (916) 894-5392, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB6LIO, Grant Date: 11/01/1995, Expiration Date: 11/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2007, Registrant: Elmer J Johnson, Maxwell, CA 95955
  • Call Sign: KI6JRW, Licensee ID: L01283750, Grant Date: 05/18/2017, Expiration Date: 05/18/2027, Certifier: Frank R Airozo, Registrant: Frank R Airozo, 41 Corner Ave, Maxwell, CA 95955


FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Maxwell)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Maxwell, CA
  • 67.3%Utility gas
  • 14.4%Solar energy
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Maxwell, CA
  • 68.9%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 6.8%Wood


Maxwell compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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