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South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI (pt) Metro Area

Counties include: St. Joseph

Largest City: South Bend (2017 population: 102,245)

Population per Square Mile: 591.3

Square Miles: 457.9

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)266,92554.1%6,484,061
Today (2018)270,77154.0%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*270,58663.9%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.4%8 3.2%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-75213 3,555
Net International Migration5235 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)1,01155.3%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)17,42346.4%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)46,631517.2%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)29,845611.0%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)67,392624.9%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)67,410624.9%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)41,733615.4%15.4%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone1,47640.5%0.4%
Asian Alone6,77662.5%2.4%
Black Alone36,650413.6%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone28950.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups8,11443.0%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (includes detail not shown below)100,6945100.0%100.0%
Married With Children17,975717.9%18.8%
Married Without Children28,759628.6%30.0%
Single Parents10,028110.0%9.6%
Living Alone30,671430.5%28.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)116,4606100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)116,0786100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)68,361658.9%61.2%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)32,333627.9%27.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 44,69254.0%1,117,590

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2017$46,1183102.1%$45,150
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201821463.5%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 201828,61444.7%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/201920,72144.0%514,915

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20173,49544.3%82,170
Births to Teens, 201726145.1%5,152
Deaths, 20172,74664.2%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force133,86464.0%3,336,655
Annual Unemployment Rate3.67100.0%3.6
March 2019 Unemployment Rate4.06102.6%3.9

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work160,408100.0%$8,693,048100.0%$54,193
Wage and Salary134,81584.0%$5,982,48368.8%$44,375
Farm Proprietors5890.4%$-9,443-0.1%$-16,032
Nonfarm Proprietors25,00415.6%$1,295,28514.9%$51,803
  Accommodation, Food Serv.12,0907.5%$249,8982.9%$20,670
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2,8161.8%$56,9160.7%$20,212
  Health Care, Social Serv.22,61714.1%$1,352,57415.6%$59,803
  Professional, Tech. Serv.7,4874.7%$787,6579.1%$105,203
  Retail Trade16,73910.4%$531,8886.1%$31,775
  Trans., Warehousing4,6772.9%$220,5512.5%$47,157
  Wholesale Trade6,7374.2%$534,3406.1%$79,314
  Other Private (not above)46,82729.2%$2,269,48926.1%$48,465

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed825100.0%100.0%$113,079$4,583,500
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family48058.2%23.4%$24,064$469,056

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI (pt) Metro Area

in 2017
Percent of Region
Indian Village1350.1%
New Carlisle1,8790.7%
North Liberty1,9320.7%
South Bend102,24537.9%
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