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Mondamin, Iowa
Downtown Mondamin, Iowa
Downtown Mondamin, Iowa
Location of Mondamin, Iowa
Location of Mondamin, Iowa
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Coordinates: 41°42′35″N 96°1′16″W / 41.70972°N 96.02111°W / 41.70972; -96.02111Coordinates: 41°42′35″N 96°1′16″W / 41.70972°N 96.02111°W / 41.70972; -96.02111
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Harrison
Township Morgan
Area
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 339
 • Density 750.4/sq mi (289.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51557
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-53175
GNIS feature ID 0459168

Mondamin is a city in Harrison County, Iowa, United States. The population was 339 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Mondamin was platted in the winter of 1867–1868 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named after Mondamin, a Native American corn deity.

Geography

Mondamin is located at 41°42′35″N 96°1′16″W / 41.70972°N 96.02111°W / 41.70972; -96.02111 (41.709831, -96.021068).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 158 —    
1890 257 +62.7%
1900 384 +49.4%
1910 420 +9.4%
1920 508 +21.0%
1930 534 +5.1%
1940 610 +14.2%
1950 489 −19.8%
1960 436 −10.8%
1970 420 −3.7%
1980 423 +0.7%
1990 403 −4.7%
2000 423 +5.0%
2010 402 −5.0%
2020 339 −15.7%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 402 people, 175 households, and 122 families living in the city. The population density was 893.3 inhabitants per square mile (344.9/km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 431.1 per square mile (166.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.2% African American, 0.5% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 175 households, of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.3% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the city was 44.8 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

Education

It is within the West Harrison Community School District.

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