South Bend-Mishawaka metropolitan area

The South Bend–Mishawaka Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties – one in northern Indiana and one in southwest Michigan, anchored by the cities of South Bend and Mishawaka in Indiana. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 316,663 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 316,619). [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-01.csv | title = Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27 | accessdate = 2008-07-28]

Counties

*St. Joseph County, Indiana
*Cass County, Michigan

Communities

Places with more than 100,000 inhabitants

*South Bend, Indiana (Principal city)

Places with 10,000 to 100,000 inhabitants

*Granger, Indiana (census-designated place)
*Niles, Michigan (partial)
*Mishawaka, Indiana (Principal city)

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants

*Cassopolis, Michigan
*Dowagiac, Michigan
*Edwardsburg, Michigan
*Georgetown, Indiana (census-designated place)
*Gulivoire Park, Indiana (census-designated place)
*Marcellus, Michigan
*New Carlisle, Indiana
*North Liberty, Indiana
*Osceola, Indiana
*Roseland, Indiana
*Walkerton, Indiana

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants

*Indian Village, Indiana
*Lakeville, Indiana
*Vandalia, Michigan

Unincorporated places

*Colburn, Indiana
*Crumstown, Indiana
*La Grange, Michigan
*Notre Dame, Indiana
*Penn, Michigan
*Pleasant Valley, Indiana
*Pokagon, Michigan
*Sumnerville, Michigan
*Union, Michigan
*Westfield, Indiana
*Wyatt, Indiana

Townships

t. Joseph County

*Clay Township
*German Township
*Greene Township
*Harris Township
*Liberty Township
*Lincoln Township
*Madison Township
*Olive Township
*Penn Township
*Portage Township
*Union Township
*Warren Township

Cass County

* Calvin Township
* Howard Township
* Jefferson Township
* LaGrange Township
* Marcellus Township
* Mason Township
* Milton Township
* Newberg Township
* Ontwa Township
* Penn Township
* Pokagon Township
* Porter Township
* Silver Creek Township
* Volinia Township
* Wayne Township

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 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 Area

The South Bend–Elkhart–Mishawaka Combined Statistical Area is made up of four counties – three in northern Indiana and one in southwest Michigan. The statistical area includes two metropolitan areas and one micropolitan area. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 544,582 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 561,279). [cite web |url=http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-02.csv |title=Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-02) |format=CSV |work=2007 Population Estimates |publisher=United States Census Bureau, Population Division |date=2008-03-27 |accessdate=2008-07-28]

*Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
**South Bend–Mishawaka (St. Joseph County, Indiana and Cass County, Michigan)
**Elkhart–Goshen (Elkhart County, Indiana)

*Micropolitan Statistical Areas (μSAs)
**Plymouth (Marshall County, Indiana)

ee also

*Michiana
*Ohio census statistical areas

References


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