Bonne Terre, MO
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Bonne Terre, MO crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Bonne Terre. With an annual crime rate of only 3 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 315. These crime statistics put Bonne Terre in the elite group of the safest communities in both Missouri and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Bonne Terre, and we found that the crime rate in Bonne Terre is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Bonne Terre is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bonne Terre does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Bonne Terre.

For Bonne Terre, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Bonne Terre than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1451, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Bonne Terre compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Bonne Terre is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Bonne Terre is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Bonne Terre Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 95% of U.S. Cities

Bonne Terre Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bonne Terre 0.69
Missouri 5.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,451

in Bonne Terre

1 in 189

in Missouri


Population: 7,256
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.55


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bonne Terre 2.48
Missouri 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 403

in Bonne Terre

1 in 35

in Missouri

Bonne Terre Property CRIMES

Population: 7,256
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1 8 9
Rate per 1,000 0.14 1.10 1.24

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Bonne Terre Crimes Per Square Mile

Bonne Terre 6
Missouri 35