Bear is a medium-sized town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 19,881 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bear is the fourth largest community in Delaware.
Unlike some towns, Bear isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bear are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bear is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bear who work in office and administrative support (15.50%), management occupations (8.20%), and sales jobs (6.81%).
Also of interest is that Bear has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Bear citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.46% of adults in Bear have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bear in 2018 was $31,839, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,356 for a family of four. However, Bear contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bear is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bear home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bear residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Bear also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.06% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bear include Irish, German, Italian, Polish, and English.
Bear also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.44%.
The most common language spoken in Bear is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.