The Bear Census Designated Place had a population of 21,250 as of July 1, 2018. Bear ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Bear is located at latitude 39.6293 and longitude -75.6583 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Bear Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.
The Bear Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389183) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bear Census Designated Place is located within New Castle Division of New Castle County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bear: Bear Station.
|Population in Households||21,244|
|Population in Familes||17,569|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6|
|Median Household Income||$62,555|
|Average Household Income||$75,183|
|Per Capita Income||$26,611|
|Total Housing Units||8,089 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,230 (64.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,340 (28.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||519 ( 6.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$201,113|
|Average Home Value||$200,086|
|Average Household Size||2.81|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.9%|
|Per Capita Income||1.94%|
The table below compares Bear to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 5||95th|
|Population Density||# 9||90th|
|Diversity Index||# 2||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 32||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 48||39th|
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