Dearborn Heights, MI


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Dearborn Heights is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 56,145 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Dearborn Heights is the 25th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Dearborn Heights isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dearborn Heights are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dearborn Heights is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dearborn Heights who work in office and administrative support (15.00%), sales jobs (10.62%), and management occupations (7.43%).

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.

In terms of college education, Dearborn Heights is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.43% of adults 25 and older in Dearborn Heights have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dearborn Heights in 2010 was $21,671, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,684 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 Polish, German, Irish, and Italian.

In addition, Dearborn Heights has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.78%).

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