Bear, DE Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
Bear's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bear is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bear, DE?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bear has an overall cost of living index of 112 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Delaware, Bear has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Delaware's index of 114.

The standard of living in Bear ranks as #4292 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Delaware. By definition, that implies Bear ranks as the #2114 most expensive place in the First State.

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Bear Cost Of Living Vs. Delaware

Living Expense Bear Delaware National Average
Overall 112 114 100
Services 119 116 100
Groceries 123 121 100
Health 112 100 100
Housing 111 121 100
Transportation 110 104 100
Utilities 84 93 100
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Bear, DE Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Delaware, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Bear Delaware United States
Median Home Value $208,600 $244,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,391 $1,110 $1,023
Median Income $69,816 $65,627 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bear

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bear
Newark, DE 33,352 121 1.1x
Elkton, MD 15,675 112 1.0x
Glasgow, DE 14,342 121 1.1x
Hockessin, DE 13,472 145 1.3x
Brookside, DE 13,191 111 1.0x
Pennsville, NJ 11,311 106 0.9x
Pike Creek Valley, DE 10,664 118 1.1x
Pike Creek, DE 8,312 132 1.2x
Wilmington Manor, DE 7,902 109 1.0x
North Star, DE 7,441 145 1.3x

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