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19701 Zip Code (Bear, DE) Detailed Profile




Cities: Bear, DE (11.42%), Glasgow, DE (10.55%)
County: New Castle County, DE
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 40,611
Zip code population in 2010: 39,194
Zip code population in 2000: 31,699

Houses and condos: 15,202
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,143
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 19701: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 26.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,526 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19701
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($2,193)
Delaware:

0.6% ($1,470)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,277 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,942 (0.7%)

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Males: 20,054  (49.4%)
Females: 20,556  (50.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 19701:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19701:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

Zip code 19701 compared to state average:

  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 19701 (2019)
    • 23,85960.9%White
    • 9,43824.1%Black
    • 2,4756.3%Asian
    • 2,3386.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9052.3%Two or more races
    • 860.2%American Indian
    • 760.2%Some other race
    • 170.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 38,609
Rural population: 2,001

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $302,975
19701:

$302,975
Delaware:

$261,700



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in 19701 zip code as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 19701 is 958 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.6 years
Delaware median age:

41.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 19701, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $64,110 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$64,110
State:

$61,157

Salary/wage: $59,000 (reported on 89.6% of returns)
Here:

$59,000
State:

$50,642
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.6% for AGIs below $25k, 82.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 86.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 74.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $828 (reported on 32.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$828
Delaware:

$1,571
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,101 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,101
State:

$6,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,100 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

+$2,100
State:

+$11,439
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,251 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

+$9,251
State:

+$12,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,681 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
19701:

$15,681
Delaware:

$16,790
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,471 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
19701:

$16,471
Delaware:

$22,611

Total itemized deductions: $21,703 (21% of AGI, reported on 43.4% of returns)
Here:

$21,703
State:

$23,216

Here:

21.0% of AGI
State:

19.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 10.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,387 (reported on 36.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,387
State:

$3,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,313 (reported on 43.1% of returns)
19701:

$7,313
State:

$8,129
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,053 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,053
State:

$2,231
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 46.4%
Here:

46%
State:

47%
(% for various income ranges: 41.7% for AGIs below $25k, 42.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 49.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 62.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19701, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $55,653 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$55,653
State:

$54,038

Salary/wage: $52,904 (reported on 92.5% of returns)
Here:

$52,904
State:

$44,625
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 135.4% for AGIs below $10k, 80.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $944 (reported on 46.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$944
Delaware:

$1,734
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,214 (reported on 23.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,214
State:

$5,362
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,946 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,946
State:

+$17,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.6% for AGIs below $10k, -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,497 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,497
State:

+$12,191
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$538 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here +$538
State -$1,323

IRA payment deduction: $3,028 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
19701:

$3,028
Delaware:

$3,027
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,631 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$9,631
Delaware:

$15,466
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,934 (22% of AGI, reported on 50.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,934
State:

$19,441

Here:

21.5% of AGI
State:

19.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.9% for AGIs below $10k, 9.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 14.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,836 (3% of AGI, reported on 46.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,836
State:

$3,727

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,422 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
19701:

$7,422
State:

$8,958
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,578 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,578
State:

$1,733

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 50.2%
Here:

50%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 40.5% for AGIs below $10k, 50.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 49.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$92,633
Delaware:

$70,176
Bear, DE (19701) map Nearest zip codes: 19702, 19733, 19713, 19709, 19706, 19717.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.6%
Delaware:

43.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

52.2%
Delaware:

47.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 35.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 914
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,809


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 155 (130 now married, 26 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 9,222 (3,740 now married, 5,485 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19701 with a mortgage: 8,077 (304 second mortgage, 791 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,405

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,795
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $603

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

5.2%
Whole state:

11.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.4%
Whole state:

6.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.6
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 19701: Canal Station (A), Delpro Company (B), Conectiv Delmarva Peaking Station (C), Glasgow Station (D), Wrangle Hill Industrial Park (E), Christiana Fire Company Ambulance Station 6 (F), Cornerstone Senior Center (G), Delaware State Police Troop 2 (H), Bear Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 19701 include: Faith Lutheran Church (A), Liberty Baptist Church (B), Corner Stone Church (C), Good Shepherd Baptist Church (D), Cornerstone United Methodist Church (E), Saint Paul Church (F), Red Lion Church (G), Centro Cristiano Vino Nuevo (H), Union United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint Paul Cemetery (1), Saint Georges Cemetery (2), Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Lums Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Park in zip code 19701: Lums Pond State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 4592014 or later
  • 2222010 to 2013
  • 3,5042000 to 2009
  • 5,2831990 to 1999
  • 3,1961980 to 1989
  • 1,2781970 to 1979
  • 3701960 to 1969
  • 4231950 to 1959
  • 891940 to 1949
  • 2431939 or earlier

Zip code 19701 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bear, DE (19701)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bear, DE (19701)
  • 23no bedroom
  • 411 bedroom
  • 1,1152 bedrooms
  • 5,0183 bedrooms
  • 4,9644 bedrooms
  • 6855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bear, DE (19701)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bear, DE (19701)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 5751 bedroom
  • 1,4662 bedrooms
  • 9563 bedrooms
  • 1224 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bear, DE (19701) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bear, DE (19701) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 176no vehicle
  • 2,8401 vehicle
  • 5,3822 vehicles
  • 2,1373 vehicles
  • 6134 vehicles
  • 3635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bear, DE (19701) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bear, DE (19701) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 168no vehicle
  • 1,5621 vehicle
  • 1,0382 vehicles
  • 3103 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

  • Zip code 19701 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 19701 household income distribution in 2019
  • 432Less than $10,000
  • 258$10,000 to $14,999
  • 228$15,000 to $19,999
  • 331$20,000 to $24,999
  • 262$25,000 to $29,999
  • 708$30,000 to $34,999
  • 553$35,000 to $39,999
  • 523$40,000 to $44,999
  • 417$45,000 to $49,999
  • 792$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,360$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,448$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,722$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,207$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,885$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,768$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 19701

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 19701
  • 66Less than $10,000
  • 103$10,000 to $14,999
  • 226$15,000 to $19,999
  • 60$20,000 to $24,999
  • 169$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 103$35,000 to $39,999
  • 118$40,000 to $49,999
  • 136$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 54$70,000 to $79,999
  • 29$80,000 to $89,999
  • 147$100,000 to $124,999
  • 187$125,000 to $149,999
  • 722$150,000 to $174,999
  • 577$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,978$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,740$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,704$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,211$400,000 to $499,999
  • 364$500,000 to $749,999
  • 81$750,000 to $999,999
  • 24$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 12$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 42$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 19701

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 19701
  • 17Less than $100
  • 23$100 to $149
  • 36$300 to $349
  • 12$400 to $449
  • 27$600 to $649
  • 11$650 to $699
  • 29$700 to $749
  • 101$900 to $999
  • 1,242$1,000 to $1,249
  • 901$1,250 to $1,499
  • 708$1,500 to $1,999
  • 89$2,000 to $2,499
  • 60$2,500 to $2,999
  • 57No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,525.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $356,216.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $328,274
  • Black or African American householders: $301,534
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $189,024
  • Asian householders: $337,735
  • Some other race householders: $294,335
  • Two or more races householders: $355,013
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $291,456

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $302,975
19701:

$302,975
Delaware:

$261,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $216,618 - $384,520

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $352,435
Here:

$352,435
State:

$315,073

Townhouses or other attached units: $239,483
Here:

$239,483
State:

$208,661

In 2-unit structures: $54,951
Here:

$54,951
State:

$216,076

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $542,753
Here:

$542,753
State:

$414,643

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $431,276
Here:

$431,276
State:

$245,886

Mobile homes: $31,643
Here:

$31,643
State:

$89,409
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 19701
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,421
  • One, attached: 3,307
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 104
  • 5 to 9: 549
  • 10 to 19: 1,099
  • 20 to 49: 209
  • 50 or more: 211
  • Mobile homes: 1,216

Unemployment: 5.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19701

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19701
  • 79.7%17,031Drove a car alone
  • 7.6%1,614Carpooled
  • 1.0%221Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.7%362Subway or elevated
  • 0.5%111Ferryboat
  • 0.1%21Motorcycle
  • 0.0%9Bicycle
  • 1.5%331Walked
  • 0.9%198Other means
  • 7.1%1,511Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19701

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19701
  • 178Less than 5 minutes
  • 8355 to 9 minutes
  • 1,73710 to 14 minutes
  • 3,18415 to 19 minutes
  • 3,60620 to 24 minutes
  • 1,95025 to 29 minutes
  • 3,10130 to 34 minutes
  • 57835 to 39 minutes
  • 1,06740 to 44 minutes
  • 1,67245 to 59 minutes
  • 1,20560 to 89 minutes
  • 77390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,611
  • Male householders: 7,446 (1,298 living alone), Female householders: 7,209 (1,996 living alone)
  • 8,115 spouses (7,965 opposite-sex spouses), 1,139 unmarried partners, (1,079 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,870 children (11,278 natural, 262 adopted, 326 stepchildren), 891 grandchildren, 403 brothers or sisters, 801 parents, 0 foster children, 1,206 other relatives, 1,467 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 58 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,413 2-persons, 2,340 3-persons, 2,466 4-persons, 650 5-persons, 211 6-persons, 125 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,295 1-person, 944 2-persons, 121 3-persons, 50 4-persons

5,656 married couples with children.
1,184 single-parent households (425 men, 759 women).

85.0% of residents of 19701 zip code speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% very well, 15% well, 10% not well, 4% not at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% very well, 12% well, 4% not well).
4.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% very well, 14% well, 11% not well, 1% not at all).
2.4% of residents speak other language at home (83% very well, 8% well, 7% not well, 2% not at all).

Foreign born population: 5,209 (12.8%)
(63.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

12.8%
Whole state:

10.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 22%Bangladesh
  • 7%Cabo Verde
  • 7%Honduras
  • 5%Malaysia
  • 5%Syria
  • 4%Thailand
  • 3%Ghana
Most common first ancestries reported in 19701
  • 7%American
  • 7%Irish
  • 5%English
  • 4%African
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%German
  • 3%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,5392010 or later
  • 2,1752000 to 2009
  • 9481990 to 1999
  • 1,184Before 1990

Zip code 19701 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AU CLAIR SCHOOL (4185 KIRKWOOD STREET GEORGES in BEAR, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2000-0336, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-03-2003-0089,
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-DE0000010 2, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: AUCLAIR SCHOOL
  • GUARDIAN ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (1280 PORTER RD in BEAR, DE)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - OIL CONTROL
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CUNANE NONA (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GILES & RANSOME INC (720 PULASKI HWY in BEAR, DE)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-PAD007910417B, TRANSPORTER
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ARLON INC (1100 GOVERNOR LEA ROAD in BEAR, DE)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: MOLDED, EXTRUDED, AND LATHE-CUT MECHANICAL RUBBER GOODS; FABRICATED RUBBER PRODUCTS; LAMINATED PLASTICS PLATE, SHEET, AND PROFILE SHAPES; CARBON AND GRAPHITE PRODUCTS; ELECTRON TUBES
  • AMTRAK BEAR COMPLEX (258 EAST SCOTLAND DR in BEAR, DE)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: RAILROADS, LINE-HAUL OPERATING
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORP-AMTRAK (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMTRAK BEAR COMPLEX - BEAR DEL, AMTRAK - BEAR MAINTENANCE FACILITY
  • CARVEL ACADEMY (2801 DEL WAWS RD in BEAR, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1989-0520, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: CARAVEL ACADEMY
  • OLIVE B. LOSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (200 BRENNAN BOULEVARD in BEAR, DE)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-20
    Organizations: APPOQUINIMINK SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WHITTINGTON SAND & GRAVEL (1111 PULASKI HWY in BEAR, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1992-0300, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • GOVERNORS SQUARE DRY CLEANERS, INC. (1011 GOVERNOR'S PLACE in BEAR, DE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: COIN-OPERATED LAUNDRIES AND DRYCLEANING
    Organizations: DELLE DONNE & ASSOC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GOVERNOR SQUARE CLEANERS
  • BEAR DRY CLEANERS (1719 PULASKI HIGHWAY in BEAR, DE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: COIN-OPERATED LAUNDRIES AND DRYCLEANING
    Organizations: HILLSIDE PARTNERS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BEAR CLEANERS
  • COMPOSITES USA INCORPORATED (3310 WRANGLE HILL RD., BLDG. 111 in BEAR, DE)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: NONCELLULOSIC ORGANIC FIBER MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OWNER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES INC (716 PULASKI HWY in BEAR, DE)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , COHEN, MR (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DEL TRANS (2564 PORTER RD in BEAR, DE)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LEE, EDWARD V (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 19701 marital status for males
Zip code 19701 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.7%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Electricity
  • 8.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 21,384. Population change in the 1990s: +10,315 (+48.2%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 17,430
  • Northeast: 11,129
  • Midwest: 831
  • South: 5,006
  • West: 385

51% of the 19701 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Delaware.

91% of the 19701 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Bear, DE (19701)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,051
Here:

26.9%
Delaware:

12.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 415
Here:

18.8%
Delaware:

10.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 320
Here:

15.8%
Delaware:

15.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 95,528Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 84,680Management occupations
  • 84,138Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 77,857Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 77,518Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 73,873Legal occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (BEAR, DE):

  • ARLON INC (1100 GOVERNOR LEA RD; small business) : $143,698 in 5 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components, Miscellaneous Items, Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware by Navy, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $60,795; 2004: $79,349; 2005: $0; 2006: $3,554.

    Biggest contracts:
    $61,038 with Navy for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components. Signed on 2004-03-02. Completion date: 2004-03-12.
    $34,627 with Navy for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2003-08-04. Completion date: 2003-08-11.
    $26,168 with Navy for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components. Signed on 2003-06-10. Completion date: 2003-06-17.
    $18,311 with Navy for Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2004-12-09. Completion date: 2004-12-23.
  • CAIRNSAIR INC (2020 FIRE DANCER LANE; small business) : $132,399 in 2 contracts from 1999 to 2000
    $69,399 with Navy for Safety and Rescue Equipment. Signed on 2000-10-27. Completion date: 2001-01-31.
    $63,000, same as above. Signed on 1999-12-03. Completion date: 1999-12-30.
  • NEW TECHNOLOGIES ENVIRONMENTAL (29 WESTBRIDGE ROAD; small business) : $67,766 in 11 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    Contracts for Other Environmental Services, Studies, and Analytical Support, Other Professional Services, Auditing Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: -$3,439; 2001: $72,468; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: -$1,263; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $24,937 with Army for Other Environmental Services, Studies, and Analytical Support. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2001-05-24. Completion date: 2001-11-30.
    $24,332 with Army for Other Environmental Services, Studies, and Analytical Support. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2001-05-24. Completion date: 2001-11-30.
    $12,157 with Army for Other Environmental Services, Studies, and Analytical Support. Taking place in WI. Signed on 2001-04-21. Completion date: 2001-10-17.
    $11,042, same as above. Signed on 2001-02-23. Completion date: 2001-08-22.
  • AMERICINN LODGE & SUITES (875 PULASKI HIGHWAY; small business) : $42,834 in 5 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $25,370; 2005: $17,464; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $25,370 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-10-06. Completion date: 2004-10-15.
    $7,434, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-03. Completion date: 2005-03-12.
    $4,720, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-06. Completion date: 2005-04-10.
    $4,012, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-28. Completion date: 2005-05-14.
  • JJID, INC (100 JULIAN LN; small business)
    $27,285 with Air Force for Snow Removal/Salt Service (also spreading aggregate or other snow melting material). Signed on 2003-04-01. Completion date: 2003-04-30.
  • ARROW LEASING CORP (1772 PULASKI HWY; small business) : $18,068 in 4 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $12,484 with Air Force for Food Services. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $6,352 with Air Force for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2005-04-07. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $1,192 with Air Force for Food Services. Signed on 2006-05-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    -$1,960 with Air Force for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2006-03-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
  • EAST COAST CYCLES, INC (620 PULASKI HIGHWAY; small business)
    $7,010 with Army for Navigational Aid and Pilotage Services. Taking place in PA. Signed on 2004-08-12. Completion date: 2004-08-15.
  • F & C STRUCTURES INC (1967 PULASKI HWY; small business)
    $3,600 with Army for Rigid Wall Shelters. Signed on 2003-09-26. Completion date: 2003-10-31.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 4 establishments, 5-9 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 6, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 10)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (100-249: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 6)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 5, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses) (100-249: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 31 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 74 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED396$230,247312$227,5122,057$222,600169$61,11531$167,29335$33,677
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$158,70455$259,189193$220,75733$29,8325$278,03622$53,780
APPLICATIONS DENIED58$233,806116$114,225777$231,244156$35,98729$108,52591$29,372
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$205,14635$232,356458$245,22428$133,99911$204,2616$54,845
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$197,4218$153,656158$223,19715$165,8081$245,7307$35,369
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$249,20852$283,5040$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$366,88215$274,7552$126,485
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$247,61512$273,8760$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$282,7672$246,5800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$310,5101$245,7600$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 19701
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 19701 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 157. The highest number of fires - 227 took place in 2005, and the least - 60 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 19701 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.3%), and Outside Fires (26.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 19701
    • 1,64061.3%Structure Fires
    • 69826.1%Outside Fires
    • 2619.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 782.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 19701, Delaware

Most common first names in zip code 19701 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7471.2 years
William6569.4 years
James5569.7 years
Robert5370.0 years
Mary5379.0 years
Charles3474.0 years
Helen3280.0 years
Joseph3173.4 years
Margaret2978.9 years
Elizabeth2880.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 19701 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1772.9 years
Moore1771.6 years
Jones1673.5 years
Johnson1575.6 years
Taylor1369.0 years
Wilson1279.1 years
Davis1170.5 years
Baker1079.5 years
Miller1070.1 years
Brown776.3 years
Businesses in zip code 19701
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1IHOP1
AT&T1KFC1
AmericInn1Kmart1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Blockbuster1Little Caesars Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Lowe's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chick-Fil-A1Nike3
Cricket Wireless3Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid3
DressBarn1Safeway1
Dressbarn1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
GNC2U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS3
Giant1Value City Furniture1
Goodwill2Walgreens2
H&R Block2Wendy's1
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