South Bend, IN 46601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Bend, IN 46601

Not Acceptable, USPS
S Bend, IN 46601
So Bend, IN 46601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 680
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,480
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 909
  • County: St. Joseph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.673, Longitude -86.252
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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South Bend, IN 46601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,049
Population in Households 5,348
Population in Familes 3,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 701
Population Density1 2,837
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 2,337
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 922
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 539 (18.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,798 (62.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 542 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $90,262
Average Home Value $108,581


Median Household Income $18,584
Average Household Income $31,013
Per Capita Income $13,873
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.25%
Households 0.43% 0.37%
Families 0.25% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

South Bend, IN 46601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46601 to the other 786 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 273 65th
Population Density1 # 42 95th
Diversity Index2 # 15 98th
Median Household Income # 777 1st
Per Capita Income # 765 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.