The small city of Bear, Delaware is home to just over 20,000 residents. At an average age of just over 36, the city's residents are younger than most cities in Delaware. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 68% of residents own their homes. The average rent for Bear is $246 a month more than the state average.
Among Bear residents over the age of 25, 15% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are three primary industries in Bear: healthcare, entertainment, and retail. Together, these industries account for 18% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 9% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. Bear workers earn an average annual income of about $81K, slightly more than their peers elsewhere in Delaware. Bear's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.
Averaging about 30 minutes, Bear's commute time is slower than the Delaware average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is not widely used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.