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South Bend is a city in Saint Joseph County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for its location on a bend of the St. Joseph's River
The latitude of South Bend is 41.683N. The longitude is -86.25W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 692 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 105,540.
The city's economy was shaped by the Studebaker plant and the Oliver Farm Equipment Company.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South Bend demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Joseph County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, South Bend area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46601 ZIP code.
17% of South Bend residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Bend ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Bend was $17,121, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of South Bend residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in South Bend include Chapin Park Historic District, West Washington Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in South Bend, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $447. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $708.
Libraries in South Bend include Centre Township, Lasalle Branch, River Park Branch, Roger B Francis Branch, St Joseph County Public Library, Virginia M Tutt Branch Library, Western Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in South Bend include South Bend Tribune
TV stations in South Bend include WHME, WNDU, WNIT, WSBT.
Saint Joseph County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Bend political report.
The average commute time for South Bend workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 18 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in South Bend between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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