South Bend – Mishawaka metropolitan area

The South Bend–Mishawaka Metropolitan Statistical Area, sometimes referred to as Michiana, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties – one in northern Indiana (St. Joseph) and one in southwest Michigan (Cass), anchored by the cities of South Bend and Mishawaka in Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 319,224 (though a July 1, 2019 estimate placed the population at 318,192).[1]



Places with more than 100,000 inhabitantsEdit

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Places with 1,000 to 50,000 inhabitantsEdit

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St. Joseph CountyEdit

Cass CountyEdit


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)318,192[2]−0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[3][4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 316,663 people, 120,419 households, and 81,096 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 83.46% White, 10.59% African American, 0.43% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.27% from other races, and 2.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.35% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $40,842, and the median income for a family was $48,277. Males had a median income of $36,311 versus $24,918 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $19,615.

Combined Statistical AreaEdit

The South Bend–Elkhart–Mishawaka Combined Statistical Area is made up of five counties – three in northern Indiana and two in southwest Michigan. The statistical area includes two metropolitan areas and one micropolitan area. As of the 2010 Census, the CSA had a population of 720,647 (though a July 1, 2016 estimate placed the population at 725,087).

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 - United States -- Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico". 2016 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  2. ^ "US Census QuickFacts". Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 24, 2016.
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  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.