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Dearborn Heights, MI
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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 61,980 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Dearborn Heights is the 23rd largest community in Michigan.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Dearborn Heights telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.64% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In terms of college education, Dearborn Heights is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.46% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dearborn Heights in 2018 was $26,655, 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 $106,620 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 Iraqi.

In addition, Dearborn Heights has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.52%).

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