StatisticCouncil OakSouth BendIndiana
Population density (sq mi)1,7282,433188
Median age35.633.237.4
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a44%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1858%51%43%
Speak Englishn/a85%92%
Speak Spanishn/a11%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Council Oak is 29% lower than South Bend
  • The median age in Council Oak is 7% higher than South Bend
  • In Council Oak 49.40% of the population is White
  • In Council Oak 43.63% of the population is Black
  • In Council Oak 1.94% of the population is Asian

Compare South Bend, IN Demographics


      Council Oak population breakdown by race

      RaceCouncil OakSouth BendIndiana
      American Indian1.31%0.46%0.24%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.18%0.04%
      Mixed race3.39%4.40%2.22%
      Other race0.34%4.51%2.30%
      In Council Oak, 14.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Council Oak age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Council Oak, South Bend, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).