Bonne Terre, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bonne Terre, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Bonne Terre is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Francois County at latitude 37.9211 and longitude -90.5427. St. Francois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Bonne Terre, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bonne Terre, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bonne Terre indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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, 2014)


Total Population 6,934
Population in Households 4,763
Population in Familes 3,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,171
Population Density1 1,716
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,639
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 1,072
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,042 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 597 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $87,945
Average Home Value $121,617


Median Household Income $35,437
Average Household Income $40,421
Per Capita Income $12,896
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.24% 0.07%
Households 0.07% 0.11%
Families 0.2% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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, 2014 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 # 128 88th
Diversity Index2 # 131 87th
Median Household Income # 724 30th
Per Capita Income # 1010 2nd

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