Bear, Delaware

Population 20,149

Bear is located in New Castle County, DE. The population is 20,149, making Bear the 4th largest city in New Castle County and the 5th largest city in the state of Delaware.

There are 3 public schools in Bear with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Bear is moderate . Unemployment in Bear is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Bear property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Bear include Glasgow, Brookside and Delaware City.

Bear Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25.7%

Crime Rate

27.66% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 601
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 601
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Environmental Hazards

87 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 82


Very High 4.6%
  • Delaware unemployment average: 4.6%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 3 K-12 public schools in Bear, DE and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Bear's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
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7 Private Schools


Caravel Academy

Childcare Academy School Of The Arts Ii

Cornerstone Early Ed & Youth Center

Fairwinds Christian School

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Bear, DE

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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,040
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,190
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,440
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,780
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,037

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Environmental Hazards

87 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Bear, DE has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Bear, DE is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.35 Average
    Bear, DE is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.98°
  • February 35.8°
  • March 45.3°
  • April 53.88°
  • May 64.56°
  • June 73.56°
  • July 78.65°
  • August 75.7°
  • September 69.28°
  • October 57.62°
  • November 46.47°
  • December 36.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Bear, DE

Bear, DE has a low risk of earthquakes.
Bear, DE has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Bear, DE has a low risk of hail storms.
Bear, DE has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Bear, DE: $66,250


Unemployment in Bear is 4.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.6% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.74%
White Collar - 57.26%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jack Markell
  • Sen. Thomas R. Carper
  • Sen. Christopher A. Coons

City Representatives

  • John Carney

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

7 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Bear, DE

1 Library view all

0 Police Stations view all

  • No police station found in Bear, DE

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Bear, DE
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