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Bear, DE Real Estate

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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

636 OLD PORTER RD
$399,900 
636 OLD PORTER RD
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,025 sqft
Courtesy of Darlene Garber, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
"0" WOODS RD
Courtesy of Patterson Price Real Estate-Newark
503 ELDRIDGE CT
$359,900 
503 ELDRIDGE CT
BEAR, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,300 sqft
Courtesy of USRealty.com LLP
14 VISCAYA CT
$329,900 
14 VISCAYA CT
BEAR, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,225 sqft
Courtesy of Chris Yates, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
131 PIGEON RUN DR
$325,000 
131 PIGEON RUN DR
BEAR, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,200 sqft
Courtesy of Jason Duncan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
16 PENNY LN
$299,900 
16 PENNY LN
BEAR, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-Branmar
534 EQUINOX DR
$295,000 
534 EQUINOX DR
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,850 sqft
Courtesy of Gary Williams, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
141 CARLOTTA DR
$294,900 
141 CARLOTTA DR
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,050 sqft
Courtesy of Paul Thorson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
25 DYNASTY DR
$264,900 
25 DYNASTY DR
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,900 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty
12 JESTER ST
$260,000 
12 JESTER ST
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
1,900 sqft
Courtesy of Long & Foster - Bear
455 OLD PORTER RD
$259,000 
455 OLD PORTER RD
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,350 sqft
Courtesy of Marilyn Mills, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
12 WORTHY DOWN AVE
$245,000 
12 WORTHY DOWN AVE
BEAR, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,050 sqft
Courtesy of Pamela Cox, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
505 ABRAMS CT
$205,000 
505 ABRAMS CT
BEAR, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,475 sqft
Courtesy of David Sordelet, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
45 MAHOPAC DR
$199,900 Price reduced from $204,000 (-$4,100)
45 MAHOPAC DR
BEAR, DE

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,525 sqft
Courtesy of Keith Seichepine, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
104 CANNONBALL LN
$194,900 
104 CANNONBALL LN
BEAR, DE

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,375 sqft
Courtesy of Masood Sadiq, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
808 SABINA CIR
$189,500 Price reduced from $194,000 (-$4,500)
808 SABINA CIR
BEAR, DE

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,425 sqft
Courtesy of Masood Sadiq, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
1255 QUINTILIO DR
$180,000 
1255 QUINTILIO DR
BEAR, DE

3,969 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Aldridge, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
2332 RED LION RD
$179,000 
2332 RED LION RD
BEAR, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,000 sqft
Courtesy of David Sordelet, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
16 MONFERRATO CT
$172,000 
16 MONFERRATO CT
BEAR, DE

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,350 sqft
Courtesy of Julian Hinds, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
743 PULASKI HWY
Courtesy of William Lyons Jr, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark

Bear, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 42 $243,480 $245,000

Bear, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
APPOQUINIMINK K-12 19730 4
CHRISTINA K-12 19801 2
COLONIAL K-12 19720 1
DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON K-12 19806 No Rating

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 3 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

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