Bear Jobs

  • Earn $62,000 + $3K SOB: Dedicated Truck Driver Job

    US Xpress - Bear, DE

    CDL-A Truck Drivers, look no further. We have dedicated opportunities available with BRAND NEW PAY PACKAGES! Now you can average $62,000 or more per year and get home every week.

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Bear, DE

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 6 days ago
  • Truck Drivers - Experienced Class-A CDL

    Barr-nunn Transportation - Bear, DE

    At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company truck drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance,...

    from Barr-Nunn Transportation - 1 day ago
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Bear, Delaware

Bear is an unincorporated, suburban community and census-designated place in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 17,593 at the 2000 census. Originally a small crossroads in a rural area south of Wilmington, Delaware, the area supported small farms growing mainly corn and cattle. In the late 1980s and 1990s Bear became a popular location for the construction of sprawling housing developments and shopping center along US Route 40. Bear is not an incorporated municipality or strictly delineated area in the county, but instead a general reference to the collection of communities in the US ZIP codes 19701-19702. According to common legend, the name "Bear" originated from a tavern located along the roadway from Wilmington to Dover, Delaware , whose sign was decorated with the image of a large bear.

Bear Careers

Among the most common occupations in Bear are Sales and office occupations, 31%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 13%. Approximately 82 percent of workers in Bear, Delaware work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Bear Industries

The leading industries in Bear, Delaware are Educational, health and social services, 16%; Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing, 14%; and Manufacturing, 13%. Simply Hired's Bear job listings indicate that the following industries in Bear are hiring the most workers:

Bear Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Bear, Delaware is $35,173, and the median income of households in Bear was $53,240.

Average Salaries in Bear, DE

Bear, DE


According to our Bear Trends data, the number of Bear, Delaware jobs has increased by 374% since October 2013.
Bear job trends

Bear Employment Statistics

Population of Bear
Total population 17,593
Male 48.78%
Female 51.22%
Median age 30.4
Bear Housing
Owner-occupied homes 81.1%
Median cost of a home $128,700
Median mortgage payment $883
Renter-occupied homes 18.9%
Vacant housing 3.8%
Median monthly rent $697
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $40,115
Median for all female full-time $30,231
Household Income
Less than $10,000 4%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 10%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 27%
$75,000 to $99,999 15%
$100,000 to $149,999 11%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 39%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 53%
Separated 3%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 12%
White 68%
Black or African American 27%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
Bear Commute
Carpool 12.1%
Public transportation 2.5%
Average travel time 26 minutes

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