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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.

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Bear, De Home Sales Price Trends


Median     Average
Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 32 $238,824 $227,950

Bear, De School Districts


District Grades Zip Code Rating
Appoquinimink K-12 19730 4
Christina K-12 19801 2
Colonial K-12 19720 2
Diocese Of Wilmington K-12 19806 No Rating
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Bear, De School Rankings (FAQ)


SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.
Bear 4 out of 5
Delaware 2 out of 5

Bear, De School Parent Ratings (FAQ)


Niche 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
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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 20,897
Households 7,493
Median Age 36

Bear, De Average Weather (degrees F)


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