Bear, DE Real Estate Listings

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Bear is a census-designated place (CDP) in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 17,593 at the 2000 census.

Originally a small crossroads in a rural area south of Wilmington, the area supported small farms growing mainly corn and cattle. In the late 1980s and 1990s Bear became a popular location for the construction of sprawling housing developments and shopping center along US Route 40. Bear is not an incorporated municipality or strictly delineated area in the county, but instead a general reference to the collection of communities in the US ZIP codes 19701-19702.

According to common legend, the name "Bear" originated from a tavern located along the roadway from Wilmington to Dover, Delaware (at the intersection now formed by US 40 and State Route 7), whose sign was decorated with the image of a large bear.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Bear, DE

1212 HURLOCK CT
$659,900 
1212 HURLOCK CT
BEAR, DE

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
4850 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Ann Stafford, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
101 BERNICE DR
$329,000 
101 BERNICE DR
BEAR, DE

Presented By Sophia Bilinsky
5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2600 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Sophia Bilinsky, BHHS Fox & Roach-Kennett Square
303 SCHOOL BELL RD
$274,900 
303 SCHOOL BELL RD
BEAR, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of John Rappa, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
824 JEFFREY PINE DR
$265,000 
824 JEFFREY PINE DR
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1800 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Joyce McGinnis, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
136 WILLAMETTE DR
$249,900 
136 WILLAMETTE DR
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1475 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Patricia Molitor, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
26 WELLSPRING DR
$249,000 
26 WELLSPRING DR
BEAR, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1825 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Carol Maher, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
819 ARCHER PL
$239,500 
819 ARCHER PL
BEAR, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2100 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Anding Li, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
9 PRINTZ DR
$199,999 
9 PRINTZ DR
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1150 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Fred Smalls, Smalls Real Estate Company
208 BELLWETHER CT
$199,900 
208 BELLWETHER CT
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/2 Baths
1450 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Connie Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
6 HARPERS PL
$194,900 
6 HARPERS PL
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
2125 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Chris Yates, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
21 BOGGS LN
$175,000 
21 BOGGS LN
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1650 sq. ft.
Courtesy of L Stephen Cleary, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
231 LAKE ARROWHEAD CIR
$159,900 
231 LAKE ARROWHEAD CIR
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1450 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Robert Watlington, Patterson-Schwartz-College
161 VALERIE LN
$153,900 
161 VALERIE LN
BEAR, DE

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1600 sq. ft.
Courtesy of David Landon, Patterson-Schwartz-College
303 POND VIEW LN
$109,900 
303 POND VIEW LN
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Jerry Strusowski, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
771 WHITE ROCK RD
$109,900 
771 WHITE ROCK RD
BEAR, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
800 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Chris Yates, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
307 SCHOOL BELL RD
Courtesy of John Rappa, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
305 SCHOOL BELL RD
Courtesy of John Rappa, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1015 LYNX WAY
$59,900 
1015 LYNX WAY
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Barbara Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
1507 GALLOP WAY
$35,000 
1507 GALLOP WAY
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Barbara Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
21 E SAMANTHA CT
$33,000 
21 E SAMANTHA CT
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Kanokporn Covey, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark

Bear, DE Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
OCT-DEC 2014 6 $216,650 $237,000

Bear, DE School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
APPOQUINIMINK K-12 19730 8
CHRISTINA K-12 19801 4
DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON K-12 19806 No Rating

Bear, DE School Rankings (FAQ)

GreatSchools Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 1-10.

BEAR 9 out of 10
DELAWARE 5 out of 10

Bear, DE School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

GreatSchools Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

BEAR
DELAWARE
Ratings provided by GreatSchools.net

Bear, DE Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 19,641
Households: 7,040
Median Age: 33

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Bear, DE Zip Codes

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Bear
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