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Maxwell is a city in Story County, in the Ames metro area.
The community was named for Joseph Warren Maxwell, merchant and first mayor of the town
The latitude of Maxwell is 41.891N. The longitude is -93.399W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 810.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Maxwell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Story County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Ames area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50161 ZIP code.
31% of Maxwell residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $19,069, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Maxwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Maxwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $847.
Libraries in Maxwell include Maxwell Public Library ... View libraries
Story County supported John Kerry 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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