Dearborn, MI


Dearborn profile

Living in Dearborn

Dearborn is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 94,444 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Dearborn is the eighth largest community in Michigan.

Dearborn is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (12.29%), office and administrative support (12.08%), and management occupations (7.43%).

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.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Dearborn is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Dearborn, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The percentage of people in Dearborn who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.93% of adults in Dearborn have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dearborn in 2010 was $21,646, 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 $86,584 for a family of four. However, Dearborn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dearborn is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Other Arab, German, Polish, and Irish.

In addition, Dearborn has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.31%).

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