South Bend is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,595 people and just one neighborhood, South Bend is the 206th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in South Bend, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.33% of South Bend’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, South Bend is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in South Bend who work in farm management occupations (13.78%), management occupations (10.22%) and maintenance occupations (9.13%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, South Bend is worth considering.
South Bend is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.