StatisticSouth BendIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,43318891
Median age33.237.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%43%43%
Speak English85%92%79%
Speak Spanish11%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Bend is 1194% higher than Indiana
  • The median age in South Bend is 11% lower than Indiana
  • In South Bend 62.27% of the population is White
  • In South Bend 26.83% of the population is Black
  • In South Bend 1.34% of the population is Asian

Compare South Bend, IN Demographics


      South Bend population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth BendIndianaNational
      American Indian0.46%0.24%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.18%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race4.40%2.22%3.06%
      Other race4.51%2.30%4.75%
      In South Bend, 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

      South Bend age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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