Zip Code 19701 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBear
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Castle
Area Code302
Current Population:39194
Racial Majority:White 56.44%
Public School Racial Majority:White 38.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$79067
Average Adjusted Gross Income$71980
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time29.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range43 - 59 ft.
Area28 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.58376800, -75.70050100

Zip Code 19701 Description

Zip Code 19701 is located in the state of Delaware in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 19701 is primarily located in New Castle County. The official US Postal Service name for 19701 is BEAR, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19701 are contained within or border the city limits of Bear, DE, Glasgow, DE, . The area code for zip code 19701 is 302. 19701 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19701 is 5.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19701 increased to 39194 from 31699 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19701 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19701 public schools is White. 33.8% of students in 19701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 23026 56.44% 23859 -3%
 Black Or African American 10355 25.38% 9438 +10%
 Hispanic 2702 6.62% 2338 +16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 187 0.46% 86 +117%
 Asian 3562 8.73% 2475 +44%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 17 -100%
 Other Race 76 0.15% 76 -17%
 Two Or More Races 905 2.21% 905 +-0%

Zip Code 19701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38.7%
 Black Or African American 32.3%
 Hispanic 20.6%
 Asian 6.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 19701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3919431699
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households14226
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$79067
Income Under $50K Per Year24.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year36.50%
19701 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
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19701 Delaware State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
5Kendra JohnsonDemocrat
15Valerie LonghurstDemocrat
18David BentzDemocrat
27Earl Jaques Jr.Democrat
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19701 Delaware State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
10Stephanie HansenDemocrat
12Nicole PooreDemocrat
13David McBrideDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$240396
Average Real Estate Sale Price$241517
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 63f - Delmarva Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 19701 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24253341516066645745362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)41445465758387857867564665
Avg Precip (In.)3.462.763.983.514.313.884.363.834.183.323.363.5144.47
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
CBSA Type19701
CBSA Population5890141
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours