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The economy of Bear, DE employs 10,408 people. The economy of Bear, DE is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Finance & Insurance; and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services, which employ respectively 3.3; 2.86; and 1.76 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Bear, DE are Finance & Insurance (1,416), Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,375), and Accommodation & Food Service (1,227), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($91,750), Transportation & Warehousing ($55,994), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($52,115).

Median household income in Bear, DE is $66,250. Males in Bear, DE have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,634. The income inequality of Bear, DE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Bear, DE. In New Castle County, DE the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 83 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,097. New Castle County, DE has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Delaware.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Bear, DE is from the county of New Castle County, DE.

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Bear, DE is home to a population of 19,904 people, from which 88.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Bear, DE is composed of 8,107 White residents (40.7%), 6,686 Black residents (33.6%), 3,434 Hispanic residents (17.3%), 1,030 Asian residents (5.17%), and 516 Two+ residents (2.59%). The most common foreign languages in Bear, DE are Spanish (2,446 speakers), African Languages (362 speakers), and Arabic (262 speakers), but compared to other places, Bear, DE has a relative high number of African Languages (362 speakers), Urdu (129 speakers), and Other Native North American (48 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Bear, DE awarded 120 degrees. The student population of Bear, DE is skewed towards females, with 12 male students and 108 female students. Most students in Bear, DE are White (74 and 61.7%), followed by Black or African American (31 and 25.8%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 5%), and Asian (4 and 3.33%). The largest universities in Bear, DE by number of graduates are Paul Mitchell the School-Delaware (69 and 57.5%), Academy of Massage and Bodywork (51 and 42.5%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Bear, DE are General Cosmetology (69 and 57.5%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Bear, DE are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bear, DE is $180,000, which is 0.88 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $177,800 to $180,000, a 1.24% increase. The homeownership rate of Bear, DE is 64.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Bear, DE have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bear, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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