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 1,637 people and just one neighborhood, South Bend is the 206th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, South Bend is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.65% of the South Bend workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, South Bend is a city of service providers, managers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Bend who work in management occupations (14.22%), farm management occupations (12.58%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.03%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.