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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
South Bend is a town in Washington with a population of 1,592. South Bend is in Pacific County. Living in South Bend offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Bend there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in South Bend and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$116,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$543
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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South Bend Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    122.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    122.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    0
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    61.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%

Working in South Bend

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,944
National
$55,322

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