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South Bend Residents

South Bend Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
102,037
Unemployment Rate
4.1%
Poverty Rate
23.4%
Non-Citizens
5.7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 24 responses
  • It varies
    50%
  • Liberals
    13%
  • Conservatives with open minds
    8%
  • Family oriented
    8%
  • Ignorant & Nosy Derelicts
    8%
  • crime and violence
    4%
  • DIVERSE
    4%

South Bend Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    52%
  • African American
    26%
  • Hispanic
    16%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Asian
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%

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Income

Median Household Income
$40,265
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    30%
  • $25-$44k
    24%
  • $45-$74k
    22%
  • $75-$149k
    19%
  • $150k+
    5%
Median Individual Income
$23,996
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    33%
  • $15-$34k
    33%
  • $35-$64k
    24%
  • $65k+
    10%

Community

Poll
47%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 30 responses
Poll
61%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 28 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 29 responses
  • It is a nice place to raise a family.
    52%
  • Don't move here! Move far away
    14%
  • Get involved in the community
    10%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    7%
  • Plant your roots elsewhere, not safe 4 kids
    7%
  • be prepared for robbery and violence
    3%
  • It depends what area of the city you move to
    3%

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