For population 25 years and over in South Bend:
For population 15 years and over in South Bend village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,500 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Omaha, NE (21.6 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (447.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Louisville, NE (2.1 miles ), Murdock, NE (2.4 miles ), Ashland, NE (2.7 miles ), Manley, NE (2.7 miles) , Cedar Creek, NE (2.8 miles ), Springfield, NE (2.8 miles ), Gretna, NE (3.1 miles ), Greenwood, NE (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 41.00 N, Longitude: 96.25 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 402
Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-7.5%).
Average climate in South Bend, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
South Bend-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the South Bend village center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/6/1975, a category F4 tornado 14.8 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 133 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:South Bend-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from South Bend center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cass County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: A. J. Sturzenegger - Football and baseball player and coach.
Hospitals/medical centers near South Bend:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Bend:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.0. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0378. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.6%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
South Bend compared to Nebraska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for South Bend (based on Cass County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
South Bend government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,259 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,744 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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South Bend fatal accident list:
Jun 20, 2009 00:16 AM, Sr-66, Kansas St, Lat: 41.00140833, Lon: -96.249675, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1