Bear demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,48536891
Median age34.939.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%39%43%
Speak English77%87%79%
Speak Spanish15%7%13%
Bear, DE has a population of 19,904 and is the 2,187th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,485 per sq mi which is 846% higher than the Delaware average and 3746% higher than the national average. The median age in Bear is 35 which is approximately 12% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Bear, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 77% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 43% of Bear residents were born in Delaware, 39% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Bear is 846% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Bear is 12% lower than Delaware.
  • In Bear 50.04% of the population is White.
  • In Bear 34.40% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bear 5.17% of the population is Asian.

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Bear population breakdown by race

Black or African American34.40%21.72%12.63%
American Indian0.47%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.52%2.76%3.06%
Other race6.41%2.19%4.75%
In Bear, 17.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Bear, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).