Dearborn Heights, MI

Dearborn Heights profile

Living in Dearborn Heights

Dearborn Heights is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 55,353 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Dearborn Heights is the 25th largest community in Michigan.

Dearborn Heights is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dearborn Heights is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dearborn Heights who work in office and administrative support (12.38%), sales jobs (10.56%), and management occupations (6.31%).

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

The education level of Dearborn Heights citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.51% of adults in Dearborn Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dearborn Heights in 2018 was $24,662, 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 $98,648 for a family of four. However, Dearborn Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

Foreign born people are also an important part of Dearborn Heights's cultural character, accounting for 21.48% of the city’s population.

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