Bear, DE Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,240 housing units in Bear.

Of those housing units, 6,240 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bear is about 80.8%. Bear's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4%. Average household size is 2.91 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bear were built after 1988.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom6%
Two Bedrooms22.50%
Three Bedrooms53.70%
Four Bedrooms16.60%
Five Bedrooms or more0.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.96
Median year structure was built1990
Median Value of occupied units$128,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$96,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1978
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$620

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.20%
Second Mortgage13.60%
Home Equity Loan12%
Simple Mortgage64.80%
Debt Free8.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.3%