South Bend, Indiana 

24 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and MapsHomes For Sale

Population

101,868

-0.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Median Income

$34,656

Median Home Price

$138,500

Median Age

33.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 3.8

summer / winter

Best City Gifts

Best Places to Live in South Bend, Indiana

Mid-sized city complex / College town - Extreme northern Indiana at Michigan border. June, August and July are the most pleasant months in South Bend, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

South Bend, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
College town amenities
Nearby recreation
Cons
Harsh winters
Economic cycles
Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About South Bend-Mishawaka Metro Area

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.”


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: St. Joseph County
Metro Area: South Bend-Mishawaka Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: South Bend
Zip Codes: 46614 46628 46615 46613 46617 46601 46616
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 700 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in South Bend is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Bend jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, South Bend's cost of living is 31.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare South Bend's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
#WeatherDataText# Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, St. Joseph county remained moderately Democratic, 52.0% to 46.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
South Bend's population is 101,868 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Bend is Real Estate: $138,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.4%.

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. More Education



Best Places to Live in South Bend Rankings


Housing Market in South Bend

It's a good time to buy in South Bend. Home Appreciation is up 15.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in South Bend is $138,500.

View More Data >

Reviews for South Bend   24 Reviews
Over 19 years here, from child to adult. - 2/28/2021
Moving here is much harder than growing up here, I know from many people I've talked to. When you grow up here you learn how to interact with people, everyone will seem... Read More

Start Your Review of South Bend


Over all positive experience. - 7/18/2019
I’ve lived in the city for 4 years now and have honestly had a good experience so far. I live in a quite neighborhood and have had no issues with crime or violence.... Read More

Never witnessed a murder before moving here - 7/30/2018
I have never seen anyone murdered before moving here. Now I've had two friends murdered, a murder happen in my front yard, and another happenin front of my business. I... Read More


View More Data >

COMPARE COST OF LIVING
Compare South Bend, Indiana to any other place in the USA.


MAPS OF SOUTH BEND, INDIANA
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time. You can also use our New Interactive Map to explore places.South_Bend,Indiana Map
ZIP CODES IN SOUTH BEND, INDIANA
46614 46628 46615 46613 46617 46601 46616

PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

Try Now

Join BestPlaces