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Bear is in New Castle County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for a colonial tavern.
The latitude of Bear is 39.629N. The longitude is -75.658W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,593.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bear demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New Castle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wilmington-Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19701 ZIP code.
13% of Bear residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bear ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bear was $20,715, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Bear residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bear, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $611. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,141.
Libraries in Bear include Bear Public Library ... View libraries
New Castle County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bear political report.
The average commute time for Bear workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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