Dearborn, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Dearborn, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Dearborn is the 7th largest city in Michigan with a population of 100,430 as of July 1, 2018. Dearborn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dearborn is located at latitude 42.3131 and longitude -83.2115 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dearborn (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 591 feet.

The City of Dearborn (GNIS ID: 1626164) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dearborn: Dearbornville.

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Dearborn, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 100,430
Population in Households 100,212
Population in Familes 84,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 218
Population Density2 4,145
Diversity Index3 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,345
Average Household Income $69,583
Per Capita Income $24,044

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 37,965 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,404 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,216 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,345 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $135,631
Average Home Value $163,444
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 34,620
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 22,695
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% -0.07%
Households 0.1% -0.09%
Families -0.1% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

Dearborn, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dearborn to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 99th
Population Density # 32 96th
Diversity Index # 145 79th
Median Household Income # 246 65th
Per Capita Income # 356 49th

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