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Bear, Delaware has a long history of being a small town in the northern part of the state, raising cattle and growing crops as an agricultural community. However, in the 1980s the town exploded with development, literally moving and expanding exponentially with housing development and new retail centers.

Finding Apartments For Rent in Bear, DE

Finding an apartment for rent in Bear is going to be a bit of a challenge. Depending on what you are looking for, you may need to be prepared to pay more than the average rental cost for an apartment to live in Bear. The average cost of living is over 20 percent more than other parts of the state.

Neighborhoods in Bear, DE

Bear has a number of neighborhoods. Brennan Estates has gained support as a family-friendly neighborhood that is great for raising kids. Lums Pond is another area which may be attractive to the older set who are looking for a quiet, settled neighborhood to live in.

Cultural Attractions in Bear, DE

Bear has a variety of amenities that residents can enjoy on a regular basis. The city is a mecca for restaurants, with almost 1,300 establishments in the general area. The town also has eight movie theaters, 110 bars and drinking establishments, almost 80 golf courses in the wider region, six museums, 34 libraries, and 11 major ski resorts within a short driving distance. Long story short, there’s plenty to do in town day or night.

Weather in Bear, DE

The winters in Delaware in general can be cold and windy, and Bear is no exception. During the summer the area can get very muggy and humid as well, except for areas close to the coastline, and during mosquito season things can get a bit uncomfortable at dusk. The average temperature range fluctuates from the high 80s in the deep summer to the low 20s Fahrenheit in the winter months. Precipitation averages about four inches during the wet months, which are usually in the spring and summer.





Rent Trends

As of October 2017, the average apartment rent in Bear, DE is $1,225 for one bedroom, $1,396 for two bedrooms, and $1,626 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Bear has increased by 1.8% in the past year.

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40 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
22 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
0 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable


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