Bondurant is steeped in tradition. Founded in 1884 and established in 1897, the city bears the name of its first settler, Alexander C. Bondurant.
With close proximity to metropolitan areas, the town provides convenience without the noise of the city. The citizens of Bondurant enjoy the small-town pace with the opportunities of nearby cities.
Who Lives in Bondurant
Bondurant continues to experience steady growth year after year. The most recent census revealed a healthy community of 6,178 residents. Bondurant is the 79th most populated city in the state of Iowa out of 1,002 cities.
Bondurant has one of the youngest populations in the area with 39% of its residents less than 20 years old. The overall average age is 29.1. Bondurant’s racial/ethnic groups are comprised of 92.5% White, 4.7% Hispanic, and 1.6% Asian.
Thanks to a healthy local economy and close proximity to nearby towns, citizen’s average travel time to work is 22.6 minutes. Bondurant residents belong to a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. But overall, it’s a city of sales professionals, office workers, and business managers.
The average household income of Bondurant residents was $78,828 during the most recent census.
Entertainment in Bondurant
Bondurant has plenty of nearby shopping options and entertainment attractions provided by Altoona, Ankeny, and Des Moines. They also have their own Annual Summerfest.
Annual events: Bondurant’s events calendar
Bondurant citizens have a high educational level compared to the national average. 34.78% of adults in Bondurant have a bachelor’s degree or more and 94% of people 25 years or more graduated high school.
Bondurant is a part of the Bondurant-Farrar Community School District. The total enrollment is approximately 2,000 students. According to projections, the school district anticipates a growth of 125 students each year through 2025. Depending upon the age of the child, students of the Bondurant-Farrar Community School District attend one of the following schools:
Morris Elementary: kindergarten through second-grade students
Anderson Elementary: pre-school and third through fifth-grade students
Bondurant-Farrar Middle School: sixth through eighth-grade students
Bondurant-Farrar High School: ninth through twelfth-grade students
Restaurants in Bondurant
In addition to the many nearby restaurants in Altoona, Bondurant has a few of its own hometown favorites. Here are a couple of local favorites in Bondurant:
- Des Moines
- Dallas Center
- Des Moines West
- East Des Moines
- North East Des Moines
- North West Des Moines
- Pleasant Hill
- Polk City
- Prairie City
- South East Des Moines
- South West Des Moines
- Van Meter
- West Des Moines
- Windsor Heights