South Bend, IN

102,442 Population
41.3 square miles 2,477.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.5%
was 1.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Population Density
2,477.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.8%
was 55.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.0%
was 8.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in IN
Percent Under 18
28.7%
was 28.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IN
Percent 65 and Over
13.5%
was 11.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in IN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.6
was 5.7
Ranked 12th Lowest in IN
Percent Living in Poverty
24.7%
was 25.9%
Ranked 8th Lowest in IN
Median Household Income
$35,758
was $36,273
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.8
44.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
16.8
was 8.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
711.2
was 659.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,343.7
was 4,855.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
46,868
was 45,535
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Median Rent
$698
was $711
Ranked 10th Highest in IN
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
37,234
was 37,197
 
Homeownership Rate
54.8%
was 59.4%
Ranked 6th Highest in IN
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,132.1
was 1,101.3
Ranked 6th Highest in IN
Rental Vacancy Rate
36.4%
was 35.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IN
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.3%
was 96.5%
Ranked 10th Highest in IN
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
81.9%
Ranked 10th Highest in IN
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 98.0%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IN

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.0%
was 82.8%
Ranked 10th Highest in IN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.1%
was 22.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in IN

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