Bondurant, Iowa

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Bondurant, Iowa
City
Motto: "on the move"[1]
Location of Bondurant, Iowa
Location of Bondurant, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°41′39″N 93°27′41″W / 41.69417°N 93.46139°W / 41.69417; -93.46139Coordinates: 41°41′39″N 93°27′41″W / 41.69417°N 93.46139°W / 41.69417; -93.46139
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Polk
Government
 • Mayor Keith Ryan
 • Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Lohse
Area[2]
 • Total 8.40 sq mi (21.76 km2)
 • Land 8.38 sq mi (21.70 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,860
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 4,225
 • Density 460.6/sq mi (177.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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 3,860 in the 2010 census, an increase of 109% from the 1,846 population in the 2000 census.[5][6] It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Bondurant was founded in 1884. In 1892, the Chicago Great Western Railway built the Bondurant railway station.[7] Bondurant incorporated as a city on December 23, 1897.[8] The city was named for Alexander C. Bondurant, who was the area's first settler in 1857.[9]

Current elected officials[edit]

Position Name Term expires
Mayor Keith Ryan 2017
City Council Amy Bogaards 2017
City Council Wes Enos 2017
City Council Curt Sullivan 2015
City Council Brian Lohse 2015
City Council Eric Johnson 2015

Geography[edit]

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).[10]

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.[2]

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[edit]

Bondurant
population history
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%
Iowa Data Center[6]

2010 census[edit]

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.[5]

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 years of age or older. The median age was 29.7 years with the male population being 1,931 (50%) and the female population 1,929 (50%).[11]

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.[12]

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[13] of 2000, there were 1,846 people, 659 households, and 508 families residing in the city. The population density was 385.9 people per square mile (149.1/km2). There were 682 housing units at an average density of 142.6/sq mi (55.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.43% White, 0.22% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.33% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 659 households out of which 46.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males

The median income for a household in the city was $52,877, and the median income for a family was $56,989. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $26,309 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,196. About 3.1% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The City of Bondurant, Iowa". The City of Bondurant, Iowa. Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ a b "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 
  6. ^ a b "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 
  7. ^ http://www.archive.org/stream/pioneersofpolkco02andr#page/14/ Pioneers of Polk County IA
  8. ^ "Bondurant, Iowa". City-Data.com. Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  9. ^ Henning, Barbara Beving Long; Patrice K. Beam (2003). Des Moines and Polk County: Flag on the Prairie. Sun Valley, California: American Historical Press. ISBN 1-892724-34-0. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder 2010 quick search". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 
  12. ^ "Race and Hispanic or Latino Origin in Iowa's Incorporated Places: 2010". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 
  13. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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