Bonne Terre, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bonne Terre, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Bonne Terre had a population of 7,010 as of July 1, 2016. Bonne Terre ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bonne Terre is located at latitude 37.9211 and longitude -90.5427 in St. Francois County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bonne Terre (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. St. Francois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.

The City of Bonne Terre (GNIS ID: 2394219) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bonne Terre is located within Township of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Francois County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bonne Terre population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bonne Terre: Bonneterre, Bontear, Fullerton, Saint Joe Mines.

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Bonne Terre, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,010
Population in Households 4,824
Population in Familes 3,872
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,186
Population Density1 1,734
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,665
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 1,088
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,047 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 618 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $95,402
Average Home Value $121,660


Median Household Income $36,795
Average Household Income $45,046
Per Capita Income $15,632
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.08%
Households 0.3% 0.22%
Families 0.37% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bonne Terre, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonne Terre to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 116 89th
Population Density1 # 130 88th
Diversity Index2 # 136 87th
Median Household Income # 672 35th
Per Capita Income # 951 8th

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