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South Bend, Indiana

South Bend is a city located in St. Joseph County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 107,789. The city is the county seat of St. Joseph County6.

Geography South Bend is located at 41°40'21" North, 86°15'19" West (41.672597, -86.255157)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 101.3 km² (39.1 mi²). 100.2 km² (38.7 mi²) of it is land and 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.10% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 107,789 people, 42,908 households, and 25,959 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,075.9/km² (2,786.4/mi²). There are 46,349 housing units at an average density of 462.7/km² (1,198.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 66.05% White, 24.61% African American, 0.41% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 4.87% from other races, and 2.80% from two or more races. 8.45% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 42,908 households out of which 30.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% are married couples living together, 17.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% are non-families. 32.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the city the population is spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $32,439, and the median income for a family is $39,046. Males have a median income of $31,958 versus $23,744 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,121. 16.7% of the population and 13.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.0% are under the age of 18 and 9.1% are 65 or older.

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