The populace was 19,371 at the 2010 statistics. Initially a little intersection in a rustic region, around 14 miles 23 km south of Wilmington, the territory bolstered little homesteads developing for the most part corn and cows. In the late 1990s Bear turned into a well known area for the development of sprawling lodging advancements and strip malls along U.S. Highway 40. A lot of Bear keeps running along the roadway, and reaches out to roughly Delaware Route 896. Bear, the most widely recognized ventures are 1 Healthcare and Social Assistance, 2 Finance and Insurance, and 3 Retail Trade. Strangely, the most generously compensated are 1 Utilities, 2 Transportation and Warehousing, and 3 Professional, Scientific, Tech Services.