Maxwell, Iowa 

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Population

868

-16.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

1.6%

Median Income

$61,513

Median Home Price

$186,300

Best Places to Live in Maxwell, Iowa

College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Maxwell, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Maxwell
 $295,000 
200 Webb Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2323 SqFt
 $98,500 
613 Baldwin St
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | 2320 SqFt
 $147,000 
428 Metcalf St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1240 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ames Metro Area

Home to land-grant Iowa State University, Ames is a pleasant college town a short distance north of Des Moines along I-35. Downtown is typical of most small college towns, clean, attractive and containing a variety of independent small businesses. The economic base is steady, anchored by the university and other state agencies and an assortment of mostly agricultural, pharmaceutical and biotech-related manufacturing and research facilities for companies like 3M, BASF, Ball Plastics and Boehringer Ingleheim.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Maxwell
Zip Codes: 50161
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Maxwell is 1.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Maxwell jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Maxwell's cost of living is 7.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Maxwell's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Maxwell, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Story county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Maxwell's population is 868 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 16.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Maxwell is $186,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Maxwell public schools spend $15,545 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.6 students per teacher in Maxwell. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN MAXWELL
$295,000
200 Webb Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$98,500
613 Baldwin St
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$147,000
428 Metcalf St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$215,000
13405 NE 110th Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$210,000
16500 NE 112th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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