South Bend, Indiana 

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Population

101,516

4% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$34,656

Avg. Home Price

$69,400

Best Places to Live in South Bend, Indiana

Mid-sized city complex / College town - Extreme northern Indiana at Michigan border
Pros
-Cost of living
-College town amenities
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Economic cycles
-Crime rates

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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

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 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Bend jobs have increased by 3.31%. Learn More...
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. Learn More... or Compare South Bend's Cost of Living
POPULATION
South Bend's population is 101,516 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.79%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Bend is $69,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.92%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in South Bend

It's a good time to buy in South Bend. Home Appreciation is up 6.9% in the last 12 months. Browse South Bend Real Estate.

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Reviews for South Bend   22 Reviews
A great city - 3/10/2017
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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Great little city - 3/8/2017
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)

No Future, and They Like It That Way - 9/15/2015
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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ZIP CODES IN SOUTH BEND, INDIANA
46614 46628 46615 46613 46617 46601 46616