Maxwell is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 914 people and just one neighborhood, Maxwell is the 281st largest community in Iowa. Maxwell has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Maxwell is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Maxwell is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Maxwell who work in office and administrative support (20.18%), management occupations (7.96%) and sales jobs (7.79%).
Also of interest is that Maxwell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Maxwell is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Maxwell a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Maxwell has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Maxwell’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Maxwell doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.