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South Bend, Mishawaka Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of South Bend, Mishawaka Area is 318,917. The South Bend, Mishawaka Area population density is 328.88 people per square mile, which is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in South Bend, Mishawaka Area is white, which represent 81.25% of the total population. The average South Bend, Mishawaka Area education level is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 318,917. #149

Population Density, #85

South Bend, Mishawaka Area
328.88 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:259,136 (81.25%, #574)
Black:37,129 (11.64%, #220)
Hispanic:22,289 (6.99%, #352)
Asian:5,586 (1.75%, #238)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,671 (0.52%, #351)
One Race, Other:5,931 (1.86%, see rank)
Two or More Races:9,464 (2.97%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:17,579 (78.87%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,365 (6.12%, see rank)
Cuban:244 (1.09%, see rank)
Central American:805 (3.61%, see rank)
South American:1,296 (5.81%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,739 (31.13%, see rank)
Chinese:1,162 (20.80%, see rank)
Filipino:587 (10.51%, see rank)
Japanese:171 (3.06%, see rank)
Korean:592 (10.60%, see rank)
Vietnamese:579 (10.37%, see rank)
Asian, Other:756 (13.53%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

266,760 (83.65%) out of the total population of 318,917 reported first ancestry.

 South Bend, Mishawaka Area% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Arab1,3930.44%, see rank0.56%
Czech1,2140.38%, see rank0.47%
Danish1,0020.31%, see rank0.42%
Dutch8,7392.74%, see rank1.40%
English24,6477.73%, see rank8.02%
French8,9362.80%, see rank3.34%
German77,06324.16%, see rank15.03%
Greek1,2360.39%, see rank0.41%
Hungarian9,3952.95%, see rank0.46%
Irish45,03614.12%, see rank10.80%
Italian13,4904.23%, see rank5.52%
Norwegian2,5860.81%, see rank1.42%
Polish31,98510.03%, see rank3.01%
Portuguese4250.13%, see rank0.44%
Russian1,8670.59%, see rank0.92%
Scotch-Irish2,0010.63%, see rank0.99%
Scottish4,3031.35%, see rank1.72%
Subsaharan African2,1970.69%, see rank0.95%
Swedish5,0221.57%, see rank1.27%
Swiss1,6150.51%, see rank0.30%
Ukrainian7220.23%, see rank0.31%
American17,7785.57%, see rank7.12%
Welsh1,2740.40%, see rank0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 155,212 (48.67%, see rank)
Females: 163,705 (51.33%, see rank)

South Bend, Mishawaka Area
Male: 48.67%
Female: 51.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
South Bend, Mishawaka Area
37.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
South Bend, Mishawaka Area
36.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
South Bend, Mishawaka Area
39.00 years old
38.80 years old

 South Bend, Mishawaka Area% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Under 5 years20,0976.30%, see rank6.36%
5 to 9 years20,5586.45%, see rank6.51%
10 to 14 years22,3717.01%, see rank6.59%
15 to 19 years24,0747.55%, see rank6.85%
20 to 24 years23,5237.38%, see rank7.13%
25 to 34 years38,98312.22%, see rank13.47%
35 to 44 years38,27012.00%, see rank12.96%
45 to 54 years43,43713.62%, see rank14.09%
55 to 64 years41,57613.04%, see rank12.29%
65 to 74 years24,2297.60%, see rank7.64%
75 to 84 15,1414.75%, see rank4.25%
85 years and over6,6582.09%, see rank1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 South Bend, Mishawaka Area%U.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population208,294100%209,056,129
Less Than High School24,30411.67%, see rank13.67%
High School Graduate68,44832.86%, see rank27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree62,67530.09%, see rank29.09%
Bachelor Degree32,48615.60%, see rank18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree20,3819.78%, see rank11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.44, see rank-13.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 South Bend, Mishawaka Area U.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten8,67466.42%33.58%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)34,61784.41%, see rank15.59%, see rank89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)18,18388.20%, see rank11.80%, see rank90.60%9.40%
College23,26953.45%, see rank46.55%, see rank78.37%21.63%
Graduate School5,14135.03%, see rank64.97%, see rank58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 South Bend, Mishawaka Area%U.S.
Total Households121,563100%116,211,092
Average Household Size2.52, see rank-2.63
1 Person Households35,45829.17%, see rank27.57%
2 or More Person Households86,10570.83%, see rank72.43%
Family Households (Families)79,06365.04%, see rank66.22%
Average Family Size3.21, see rank-3.32
Married-Couple Family57,94747.67%, see rank48.42%
Nonfamily Households42,50034.96%, see rank33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 South Bend, Mishawaka Area%U.S.
15 Years and Over Total255,891see rank252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over123,076100%, see rank123,281,364
Never Married43,54935.38%, see rank35.77%
Married62,97451.17%, see rank52.04%
Widowed3,3712.74%, see rank2.57%
Divorced13,18210.71%, see rank9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over132,815100%, see rank129,692,771
Never Married40,20430.27%, see rank29.48%
Married63,39947.73%, see rank49.19%
Widowed12,2879.25%, see rank9.16%
Divorced16,92512.74%, see rank12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 South Bend, Mishawaka Area%U.S.
Native302,64194.90%, see rank86.93%
Born in the State of Residence197,18461.83%, see rank58.73%
Born in Different State103,58732.48%, see rank26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,8700.59%, see rank1.42%
Foreign Born16,2765.10%, see rank13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6,6392.08%, see rank5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship9,6373.02%, see rank7.09%
Born In Europe2,7390.86%, see rank1.53%
Born In Asia4,4511.40%, see rank3.82%
Born In Africa1,2920.41%, see rank0.55%
Born In Oceania1030.03%, see rank0.07%
Born In Latin America6,9742.19%, see rank6.83%
Born In Northern America7170.22%, see rank0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 South Bend, Mishawaka Area%U.S.
English110,28090.72%, see rank79.39%
Spanish5,7114.70%, see rank11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3,4432.83%, see rank4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1,2741.05%, see rank3.36%
Other8550.70%, see rank0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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