1549 Porter Road, Bear, DE 19701-2111 $374,999

Beds/Baths: 3/2
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,400
Acreage: 1.12
Age:92 years
Farmhouse/National Folk
MLS#: DENC2029506
Subdivision: None Available


This beautiful country home sits on over an acre lot in the highly desirable city of Bear. Just 15 minutes from Christiana hospital and the University of Delaware, this home offers both the perfect location as well as your own bit of privacy. Featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a beautiful kitchen and screened in porch, the charm of this home is one you must see for yourself! As a bonus feature, there is a great size barn that has been outfitted with a one bedroom, one bathroom space. The space above the barn also has the potential to be a future apartment space. The opportunity are endless! Don’t miss out on this incredible property!

Taxes: $2,059
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: N
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Christina


Forced Air Heating, Oil, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Well Water, On Site Septic


Unfinished Basement

Crawl Space Foundation, Brick Exterior

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Public Elementary (10 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Oberle (William) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Bear 1.14 mi
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 1.63 mi
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K–5 Bear 1.76 mi
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 1.92 mi
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.17 mi
Brader (Henry M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.72 mi
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Bear 3.75 mi
Southern Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 4.27 mi
McVey (Joseph M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.86 mi
Jones (Albert H.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.93 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Colonial School District 6–8 New Castle 4.13 mi
Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Newark 4.28 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Newark 2.56 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9–12 Newark 3.37 mi
Christiana High School Christina School District 6–12 Newark 4.52 mi

Private (7 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Red Lion Christian Academy Presbyterian Preschool–12 Bear 1.04 mi
Aquinas Academy Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Bear 1.9 mi
Learning Express Academy Nonsectarian K–8 Newark 2.77 mi
Delaware Tarbiyah School Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 3.4 mi
Tarbiyah Islamic School Of Delaware Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 3.6 mi
Fairwinds Christian School Baptist Preschool–12 Bear 3.92 mi
Christ The Teacher Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Newark 4.22 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Bear (19701), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 30
  • Average salary of people in this community: $59,464

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,422
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.76
  • Households w/ Children: 56%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 10,970 (74.8%)
  • Rented: 3,119 (21.3%)
  • Vacant: 580 (4.0%)
  • Total: 14,669

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 38,941
Households: 14,089
Median Age: 40.40

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 3.1%
  • Some High School: 3.8%
  • High School Graduate: 28.6%
  • Some College: 20.8%
  • Associate Degree: 7.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22.1%
  • Graduate Degree: 14.2%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $84,591

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • One Bedroom: $1,235
  • Two Bedroom: $1,388
  • Three Bedroom: $1,712
  • Four Bedroom: $1,781

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of:
The Parker Group
(302) 217-6692

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Listing data as of 10/02/2022.

1549 Porter Road, Bear, DE 19701-2111

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