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Best Places To Live In South Bend, IN

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  • South Bend, IN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 101,037
  • The review from 2015 is pretty spot on. I can try to give a 2018 update. There have been some improvements but only in blue collar jobs in Elkhart area and other areas. And in healthcare as always.The…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score90
  • North Shore Triangle, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 1.2mi / 1.9km away
  • Population: 916
85
  • Bridgman, MI
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: 2,220
85
  • Granger, IN
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • Population: 30,819
  • I've been living in Granger for a number of years and if you like quiet towns that time has almost left behind, this is the place for you. Located in Northern Indiana close to the border with Michigan,…[read more]
83
  • Dunlap, IN
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.2km away
  • Population: 6,206
83
  • Nappanee, IN
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • Population: 6,767
82
  • Simonton Lake, IN
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 4,573
82
  • Harter Heights, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 1.6mi / 2.6km away
  • Population: 1,058
81
  • Mishawaka, IN
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.7km away
  • Population: 48,234
  • That would be Mishawaka, Indiana. In 1838 it was named after a Shawnee Chiefs' daughter Mishawaka. During the 1800's iron deposits were discovered and the settlers soon came in droves. Princess Mishawaka…[read more]
81
  • Southeast Pond, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 4.9mi / 7.9km away
  • Population: 275
81
  • New Carlisle, IN
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.0km away
  • Population: 2,035
80
  • Berrien Springs, MI
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 1,370
79
  • Osceola, IN
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • Population: 2,468
79
  • Roseland, IN
  • City: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 489
78
  • Wakarusa, IN
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 2,030
78
  • Notre Dame, IN
  • City: 2.3mi / 3.6km away
  • Population: 6,724
77
  • Indian Village, IN
  • City: 3.2mi / 5.2km away
  • Population: 150
75
  • Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert, MI
  • City: 22.9mi / 36.8km away
  • Population: 1,436
75
  • Edgewater, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 1.5mi / 2.5km away
  • Population: 205
  • This neighborhood is small (approx 70 homes) nestled in a small unknown area along the St. Joe river. The Edgewater area is a "district" meaning it has historic commission status and cannot be altered…[read more]
75
  • Edwardsburg, MI
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.3km away
  • Population: 1,269
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  • Cassopolis, MI
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 1,726
74
  • Riverpark, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.9km away
  • Population: 5,987
74
  • Erskine Park, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 560
74
  • Wooded Estates, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 2.4mi / 3.9km away
  • Population: 520
73
  • Galien, MI
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 448
73
  • Walkerton, IN
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 2,087
73
  • Howard Park-East Bank, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 1.4mi / 2.3km away
  • Population: 1,402
73
  • Bremen, IN
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 4,577
73
  • Fish Lake, IN
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 1,346
72
  • Pinhook Area, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 2.3mi / 3.8km away
  • Population: 78
71
  • Northeast, South Bend, IN
  • Neighborhood: 1.9mi / 3.0km away
  • Population: 4,220

Listed above are the best places to live in South Bend, IN for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - South Bend, IN, followed by the best places to live near South Bend, IN, sorted by Livability Score.

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