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 1,594 people and just one neighborhood, South Bend is the 206th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
South Bend is a blue-collar town, with 41.85% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (14.89%), maintenance occupations (8.93%) and office and administrative support (8.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in South Bend is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, South Bend has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes South Bend a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about South Bend is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.