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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B
Boonville is a town in Missouri with a population of 8,410. Boonville is in Cooper County. Living in Boonville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Boonville tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Boonville are above average.
About Boonville...
Population
8,410

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$114,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$704
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    142.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    35.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    11.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    416.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,712.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    118.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Boonville

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,546
National
$55,322

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A Very Historically Rich town. Filled with local dining, the Katy trail for bicycle riding or walking. Local baseball fields. The Beautiful "Boonville Aquatic Center", https://goboonville.com/2015/boonville-aquatic-center/, and local downtown shops to enjoy! A Beautiful, Welcoming Community~
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I moved to Boonville my second semester of my eighth grade year, and was welcomed with open arms. The people there are welcoming and kind, and the community is close knit. We have beautiful historic spots and wonderful shops downtown. We are constantly improving on areas in town that need a little tender love and care. If I could improve one thing, it would be to start restoring some of the older houses and older buildings to keep the warm, historical feeling of Boonville in tack.
Boonville is a historic town founded by Hannah Cole, who was friends with Daniel Boone. This community has survived through the centuries many wars and conflicts which makes Boonville strong. I'm proud to belong to this small, historic community. The ONLY thing that should change is the rate of progress. Boonville needs to grow and expand with businesses if she doesn't want to fade away into the past.