South Bend, IN Population

By | June 14, 2019

Population: 107,789. Estimated population in July 2020: 105,262 (-2.3% change)
Males: 51,383 (47.7%), Females: 56,406 (52.3%)

St. Joseph County

Zip codes: 46601, 46613, 46614, 46615, 46616, 46617, 46619, 46628, 46629, 46635, 46637.

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $32,439
Median house value: $66,600

Races in South Bend:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.3%)
  • Black (24.6%)
  • Hispanic (8.5%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.4%), Polish (10.6%), Irish (10.5%), English (5.8%), United States (3.9%), Hungarian (3.3%).

Elevation: 725 feet

Land area: 38.7 square miles

Map of South Bend, IN

Population

For population 25 years and over in South Bend

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Bend city

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

6.4% Foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,532 (+1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in South Bend:

  • MADISON HOSPITAL CORPORATION (403 E MADISON ST)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF SOUTH BEND (615 N MICHIGAN ST)
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE HOSPITAL (801 E LASALLE AVE)
  • RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL CORPORATION (533 N NILES AVE)
  • SAINT JOSEPH’S REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR (801 E LASALLE ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Bend:

  • SOUTH BEND REGIONAL (about 5 miles; SOUTH BEND, IN; Abbreviation: SBN)
  • ELKHART MUNI (about 18 miles; ELKHART, IN; Abbreviation: EKM)
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 54 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; Abbreviation: VPZ)

Other public-use airports nearest to South Bend:

  • JERRY TYLER MEML (about 12 miles; NILES, MI; Abbreviation: 3TR)
  • MISHAWAKA PILOTS CLUB (about 16 miles; ELKHART, IN; Abbreviation: 3C1)
  • ANDREWS UNIVERSITY AIRPARK (about 21 miles; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Abbreviation: C20)
Amtrak station:
SOUTH BEND (2702 W. WASHINGTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in South Bend:

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTH BEND (Full-time enrollment: 4,725; Location: 1700 MISHAWAKA AVE; Public; Website: www.indiana.edu/; Offers Master’s degree)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,648; Location: 220 DEAN JOHNSON BLVD.; Public; Website: www.ivy.tec.in.us/SouthBend/)
  • MICHIANA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 125; Location: 1030 E JEFFERSON BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • TRI-STATE UNIVERSITY-SOUTH BEND CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 42; Location: 215 South St. Joseph St., Suite 201; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.tristate.edu)
  • COMMERCIAL DRIVER INSTITUTE INC (Location: PO BOX 2853; Private, for-profit)
  • INDIANA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (Location: 530 E IRELAND RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lesea.com; Offers Doctor’s degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near South Bend:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME (about 3 miles; NOTRE DAME, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,633)
  • ANDREWS UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-NORTH CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 47 miles; WESTVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,376)
  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,017)
  • WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; Full-time enrollment: 23,132)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-NORTHWEST (about 75 miles; GARY, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,432)

Schools

Public high schools in South Bend:

  • CLAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,631; Location: 19131 DARDEN RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ADAMS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,591; Location: 808 S TWYCKENHAM DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RILEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,568; Location: 1902 FELLOWS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,504; Location: 4747 W WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BENDIX BUILDING ADULT EDUCATION (Students: 372; Location: 3206 SUGAR MAPLE CRT; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in South Bend:

  • CHRISTIAN CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 530 E IRELAND RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • TRINITY SCHOOL AT GREENLAWN (Students: 256; Location: 107 S GREENLAWN AVE; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • THE RABBI NAFTALI RIFF YESHIVA (Students: 37; Location: 3207 SOUTH HIGH ST; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in South Bend:

  • CLAY INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 762; Location: 52900 LILY RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • JACKSON INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 762; Location: 5001 S MIAMI RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • DICKINSON INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 708; Location: 4404 ELWOOD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • BROWN INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 707; Location: 737 W BEALE ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • HARRISON PRIMARY CENTER (Students: 699; Location: 3302 WESTERN AVE; Grades: KG – 04)
  • NAVARRE INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 685; Location: 4702 W FORD ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • EDISON INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 662; Location: 2701 EISENHOWER DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • DARDEN PRIMARY CENTER (Students: 659; Location: 18645 JANET ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • MARSHALL INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 619; Location: 1433 BYRON DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • LASALLE INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 605; Location: 2701 W ELWOOD; Grades: 05 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in South Bend:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 2817 CORPUS CHRISTI DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 52473 US 33 NORTH; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ANTHONY DE PADUA SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 2310 E JEFFERSON BLVD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MATTHEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 1015 EAST DAYTON ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 56407 S MAYFLOWER ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 1020 NORTH WILBER ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • STANLEY CLARK SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 3123 MIAMI STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 216 NORTH HILL STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JUDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 19657 HILDEBRAND ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST ELEM SCH (Students: 205; Location: 3616 ST JOHN WAY; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in South Bend:

  • ST JOSEPH COUNTY PL (Operating income: $9,927,557; Location: 304 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 532,397 books; 58,982 audio materials; 30,449 video materials; 2,998 serial subscriptions)