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Maxwell is a township in Sangamon County, in the Springfield metro area.
The latitude of Maxwell is 39.653N. The longitude is -89.915W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 194.
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40% of Maxwell residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maxwell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maxwell was $34,024, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Maxwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Maxwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Sangamon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Maxwell political report.
The average commute time for Maxwell workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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