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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means South Bend, Indiana is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means South Bend, Indiana is more expensive.

South Bend, Indiana cost of living is 77.10.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGSouth Bend, IndianaUnited States
  Overall  77100
  Grocery  95.1100
  Health  98100
  Housing  34100
  Utilities  81100
  Transportation  97100
  Miscellaneous  103100


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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)



This place is great if you have no prospects and h

There is not much about this town to tell. They have a nice Riverwalk when the harsh winter weather has cleared (hopefully by late April). If you like to drink, this... (Read More)



The 'Bend' on the Mend?

This old industrial town is trying to clean up its act and I hope it succeeds this time. The new mayor seems to understand that actions speak louder than words and has... (Read More)



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