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Dearborn, MI
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Dearborn profile

Living in Dearborn

Dearborn is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 107,710 people and 32 associated neighborhoods, Dearborn is the seventh largest community in Michigan.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Dearborn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.86% 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.

The education level of Dearborn citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.76% of adults in Dearborn have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dearborn in 2018 was $29,174, 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 $116,696 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 Lebanese, Other Arab, German, Polish, and Irish.

Dearborn also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.88%.

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