Bear, DE Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
109
Bear's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
9 out of 18
In Delaware
4,038 out of 6,412
In America
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 109 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 113.

The standard of living in Bear ranks as #4,039 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Delaware. By definition, that implies Bear ranks as the #2,380 most expensive place in the First State.

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Bear Cost Of Living Vs. Delaware

Living Expense Bear Delaware National Average
Overall 109 113 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 123 118 100
Health 115 103 100
Housing 109 122 100
Transportation 113 110 100
Utilities 85 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Delaware, check out:
Bear Cost of Living Vs. DE

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.

$222,700
Median Home Value
$1,430
Median Rent
$76,920
Median Income
Statistic Bear Delaware United States
Median Home Value $222,700 $258,300 $229,800
Median Rent $1,430 $1,150 $1,096
Median Income $76,920 $69,110 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Bear Services Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Shampoo $1.13 $1.06
Movie $12.88 $10.68
Bowling $16.5 $14.67

Detailed Bear Groceries Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Ground Beef $4.69 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.91 $1.39
Milk $2.54 $2.05

Detailed Bear Health Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Haircut $21.56 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.11 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.86 $2.34

Detailed Bear Transportation Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Potatoes $4.51 $3.29
Pizza $9.74 $10.62
Beer $8.74 $9.38
Optometrist $102.08 $108.57
Doctor $109.17 $116.17
Dentist $133.33 $99.13

Detailed Bear Utilities Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Gasoline $2.16 $2.22
Tire Balancing $73.33 $50.07
All Electricity $129.7 $167.67
Phone $176.59 $175.64

Bear SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bear

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bear
Newark, DE 33,822 117 1.1x
Elkton, MD 15,653 110 1.0x
Glasgow, DE 15,399 120 1.1x
Hockessin, DE 14,172 141 1.3x
Brookside, DE 13,741 109 1.0x
Pennsville, NJ 11,968 103 0.9x
Pike Creek Valley, DE 11,346 116 1.1x
Wilmington Manor, DE 8,335 106 1.0x
North Star, DE 7,546 143 1.3x
Carneys Point, NJ 7,302 106 1.0x

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