Dearborn is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 94,333 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 (11.87%), office and administrative support (10.24%), and food service (7.46%).
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 somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.84% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Dearborn in 2010 was $23,545, which is low income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,180 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 28.82% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Dearborn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Polish.