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Pros

-Cost of living
-College town amenities
-Nearby recreation

Cons

-Harsh winters
-Economic cycles
-Crime rates


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South Bend is located about 30 miles inland from where the Michigan-Indiana border intersects with the lower portion of Lake Michigan. The city has a well-balanced mix of industry, education, and cultural amenities, and has become an economic center for a large portion of northern Indiana and southern Michigan known locally as “Michiana.”


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in South Bend is 5.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Bend jobs have Increased by 3.31 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, South Bend's cost of living is 22.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, South Bend's population is 101,516 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.79 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in South Bend is $62,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.71%.
    SCHOOLS
    South Bend public schools spend $12,298 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.1 students per teacher in South Bend.

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  3/10/2017
A great city

South Bend is my hometown and from an insider's perspective there is much more to do in this town than people believe. Take a day trip to Chicago on the South Shore,... (Read More)

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  3/8/2017
Great little city

I am an outsider and I've been living here for 4 years but I have been traveling to Notre Dame since 1999 and I can tell you this city is much more better now than then... (Read More)

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  9/15/2015
No Future, and They Like It That Way

I'm not a native of South Bend, so this is an outsider's view. South Bend has spent the last 50 years waiting for Studebaker to return. The people here want nothing more... (Read More)

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