Bonne Terre is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 7,133 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bonne Terre is the 110th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bonne Terre is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bonne Terre is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bonne Terre who work in sales jobs (18.91%), office and administrative support (11.38%), and healthcare suport services (8.77%).
The overall crime rate in Bonne Terre is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Bonne Terre is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Bonne Terre has a very low overall level of education: only 6.96% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Bonne Terre in 2010 was $10,876, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $43,504 for a family of four. However, Bonne Terre contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bonne Terre is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bonne Terre home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bonne Terre residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bonne Terre include Irish, French , English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Bonne Terre is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.