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Bondurant, Iowa
Motto(s): 
"on the move"
Location of Bondurant, Iowa
Location of Bondurant, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Polk
Area
 • Total 9.07 sq mi (23.50 km2)
 • Land 9.04 sq mi (23.43 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
971 ft (296 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 7,365
 • Density 814.26/sq mi (314.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50035
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-07390
GNIS feature ID 0454745
Website The City of Bondurant, Iowa Website

Bondurant is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States. The population was 7,365 in the 2020 census, an increase of 90.8% from the 3,860 population in 2010. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Bondurant was founded in 1884. In 1892, the Chicago Great Western Railway built the Bondurant railway station. Bondurant incorporated as a city on December 23, 1897. The city was named for Alexander C. Bondurant, who was the area's first settler in 1857.

Geography

Bondurant is located at 41°41′39″N 93°27′41″W / 41.694304°N 93.461488°W / 41.694304; -93.461488 (41.694304, -93.461488).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.40 square miles (21.76 km2), of which, 8.38 square miles (21.70 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Bondurant is located in the heartland of Iowa, and can be directly accessed by U.S. Route 65 (from the northeast or southwest) or NE 78th Ave (from the west).

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 297
1910 287 −3.4%
1920 274 −4.5%
1930 289 5.5%
1940 320 10.7%
1950 328 2.5%
1960 389 18.6%
1970 462 18.8%
1980 1,283 177.7%
1990 1,584 23.5%
2000 1,846 16.5%
2010 3,860 109.1%
2020 7,365 90.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
BondurantIowaPopPlot
The population of Bondurant, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

The 2010 census recorded a population of 3,860 in the city, with a population density of 804/sq mi (310/km2). There were 1,422 housing units, of which 1,362 were occupied.

Of the 1,362 households 1,021 (75%) were families, with 641 families having children under the age of 18. The age population was spread out, with 1279 (33.1%) under the age of 18, 2339 (60.6%) from 18 to 65, and 242 (6.3%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 29.7 years with the male population being 1,931 (50%) and the female population 1,929 (50%).

The racial makeup of the city in the 2010 census was 96.5% White American, 0.6% African American, 0.1% Native Americans in the United States, 0.8% Asian American, 0.0% Native Hawaiians or Pacific Islander American, 0.4% other races and 1.6% were from two or more races. Of those 1.7% were Hispanic and Latino Americans.

Education

The Bondurant–Farrar Community School District operates local area public schools.

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