South Bend Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

South Bend Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
102,026

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.3%
5 - 17:
19.9%
18 - 24:
10.6%
25 - 34:
14.9%
35 - 54:
23.7%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
12.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.1%
5.1%
High School Graduates
84.1%
84.1%
College Graduated
25.7%
25.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

South Bend
$22,863
$22,863
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

South Bend
$40,265
$40,265
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
23.6%

Employment Industries in South Bend

 
Manufacturing
18.6%
18.6%
Healthcare
14.3%
14.3%
Education
13.4%
13.4%
Retail
10.9%
10.9%
Accommodation
8.9%
8.9%
Other
4.8%
4.8%
Administration
3.9%
3.9%
Construction
3.8%
3.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.7%
3.7%
Finance
3.4%
3.4%
Transportation
3.2%
3.2%
Public Service
2.7%
2.7%
Information Technology
2.5%
2.5%
Wholesale
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
52.4%
52.4%
Black or African American
26.2%
26.2%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
15.7%
15.7%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.8%
3.8%
Asian
1.4%
1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
14.3%
14.3%
Irish
8.7%
8.7%
Polish
6.9%
6.9%
English
4.7%
4.7%
Italian
3.3%
3.3%
Hungarian
2.5%
2.5%
French
1.7%
1.7%
European
1.5%
1.5%
African
1.3%
1.3%
Dutch
1.2%
1.2%
Scottish
1.0%
1.0%
Swedish
0.9%
0.9%
Belgian
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Austrian
0.4%
0.4%
Swiss
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
84.7%
84.7%
Spanish
11.8%
11.8%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Serbo-Croatian
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born South Bend Residents:
8.8%