Bear, DE Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
112
Bear's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
11 out of 18
In Delaware
4,290 out of 6,399
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 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 #4,292 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Delaware. By definition, that implies Bear ranks as the #2,114 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
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.

$209,700
Median Home Value
$1,391
Median Rent
$72,192
Median Income
Statistic Bear Delaware United States
Median Home Value $209,700 $251,100 $217,500
Median Rent $1,391 $1,130 $1,062
Median Income $72,192 $68,287 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Bear Services Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Shampoo $1.18 $1.01
Movie $11.75 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Bear Groceries Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Ground Beef $4.49 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.16 $1.4
Milk $2.59 $1.96

Detailed Bear Health Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Haircut $17.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $45.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.86 $2.32

Detailed Bear Transportation Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Potatoes $4.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.0 $10.39
Beer $8.49 $9.23
Optometrist $112.5 $106.34
Doctor $97.5 $115.25
Dentist $133.5 $98.38

Detailed Bear Utilities Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Bear Delaware
Gasoline $2.73 $2.59
Tire Balancing $60.0 $48.9
All Electricity $125.16 $167.6
Phone $173.76 $163.42

Bear SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bear

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bear
Newark, DE 33,448 121 1.1x
Elkton, MD 15,644 112 1.0x
Glasgow, DE 14,359 121 1.1x
Brookside, DE 13,396 111 1.0x
Hockessin, DE 13,157 145 1.3x
Pennsville, NJ 11,164 106 0.9x
Pike Creek Valley, DE 10,989 118 1.1x
Wilmington Manor, DE 7,903 109 1.0x
Pike Creek, DE 7,613 132 1.2x
North Star, DE 7,503 145 1.3x

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