Latest Data (2017)
Population 102,245
Nationwide Rank 299

Quick Facts

South Bend, Indiana is the 299th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

South Bend, Indiana is a city.

South Bend, Indiana is currently 22.8% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

South Bend, Indiana's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

South Bend, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
289 Davie, Florida 105,149 27.9%
290 Green Bay, Wisconsin 105,116 2.2%
291 Tyler, Texas 104,991 24.3%
292 League City, Texas 104,903 128.6%
293 Burbank, California 104,834 4.3%
294 San Mateo, California 104,748 12.9%
295 Wichita Falls, Texas 104,747 0.6%
296 El Cajon, California 103,894 9.2%
297 Rialto, California 103,562 11.5%
298 Davenport, Iowa 102,320 4.1%
299 South Bend, Indiana 102,245 -5.6%
300 Las Cruces, New Mexico 101,712 38.1%
301 Vista, California 101,568 12.9%
302 Renton, Washington 101,379 96.9%
303 Sparks, Nevada 100,888 50.7%
304 Allen, Texas 100,685 123.3%
305 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 100,287 27.4%
306 San Angelo, Texas 100,119 13.2%
307 Vacaville, California 100,032 11.8%
308 Meridian, Idaho 99,926 172.0%
309 Kenosha, Wisconsin 99,877 9.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
235 Evansville 118,930 -1.9%
299 South Bend 102,245 -5.6%
348 Carmel 92,198 72.1%
354 Fishers 91,832 135.2%
393 Bloomington 85,071 19.7%
455 Hammond 76,618 -7.4%
459 Gary 76,008 -25.8%
491 Lafayette 72,390 17.8%
522 Muncie 68,625 -3.1%
602 Noblesville 61,882 105.8%
616 Terre Haute 60,774 2.1%
652 Kokomo 57,836 23.3%
657 Greenwood 57,375 56.1%
690 Anderson 55,076 -7.6%
735 Elkhart 52,558 -0.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 102,245 299
2016 101,735 300
2015 101,516 296
2014 101,190 295
2013 100,886 288
2012 100,800 287
2011 101,054 279
2010 101,168 271
2009 104,215 253
2008 104,536 245
2007 104,357 243
2006 104,633 240
2005 104,815 235
2004 105,245 230
2003 105,717 223
2002 106,524 221
2001 107,150 219
2000 108,359 213
1990 106,055 188
1960 132,445 92
1950 115,911 90
1940 101,268 89
1930 104,193 84
1920 70,983 100
1910 53,684 100