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Bear is located in New Castle County in the state of Delaware (DE).

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Bear, Delaware, a CDP, in New Castle County spans over 5.7 square miles and has a population of 17,593 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Bear Latitude: 39.5786 Longitude: -75.7006

The Zip Code for Bear, DE is: 19701

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Facts & Data:

Bear Delaware Physical Characteristics:

Bear has an area of 5.7 square miles
  • Land: 5.7119077220077 Sq. Mi. (100.00%)
  • Water: 0 Sq. Mi.(0.00%)
The Bear CDP takes up 1.2% of the area of New Castle County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +39.6187759
  • Longitude: -075.6802966
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Bear, DE Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 54°F
  • Average Rainfall: 45.79 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00071200 BEAR 2 SW
Latitude: 39.5917 Longitude: -75.7325 Elevation: 24.4 feet.

Bear, DE Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Bear was 19,371 people, which is 3.6 % of the entire population of New Castle County.


  • 48.30% Male
  • 51.70% Female


  • 50.467% White
  • 34.495% Black
  • 4.192% Asian
  • 0.32% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.03% Pacific Islander
  • 3.655% Mixed
  • 6.845% Other


  • 85.80% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 14.20% Hispanic or Latino
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Bear, DE Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.8
Number of Residences: 7,496
  • Occupied: 6,907 (92.14%)
  • Vacant: 589 (7.86%)
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Marine Max
555104 - Boat Dealers Sales & Service
355 Summit Pointe Cir, Bear, Delaware 19701-2604
George Timko (302) 832-2550 (302) 832-2911 http://www.marinemax.com
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