Dearborn, MI

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Living in Dearborn

Dearborn is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 94,491 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Dearborn is the eighth largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dearborn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dearborn is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dearborn who work in sales jobs (12.35%), office and administrative support (12.10%), and management occupations (7.54%).

Also of interest is that Dearborn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Dearborn is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.59% of adults in Dearborn have a college degree.

The per capita income in Dearborn in 2010 was $22,467, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,868 for a family of four. However, Dearborn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dearborn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dearborn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dearborn include Lebanese, Other Arab, German, Polish, and Irish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Dearborn's cultural character, accounting for 27.77% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Dearborn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.