Dearborn Heights, MI 48127 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48127: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Acceptable Alternative
Dearborn Hts, MI 48127

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.335, Longitude -83.284
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 845
  • PO Box Addresses: 444
  • Residential Addresses: 14,630
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,068
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,562

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Dearborn Heights, MI 48127 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,680
Daytime Population: Workers 7,644
Daytime Population: Residents 21,463
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,107
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 36,343
Population in Familes 30,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 337
Population Density2 4,773
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $50,766
Average Household Income $65,271
Per Capita Income $25,057


Total Housing Units 14,924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,381 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,556 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 987 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $125,195
Average Home Value $153,603


Total Households 13,937
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 8,949
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.24%
Households -0.09% -0.25%
Families -0.3% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Dearborn Heights, MI 48127 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48127 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 51 95th
Population Density # 40 96th
Diversity Index # 206 79th
Median Household Income # 440 55th
Per Capita Income # 494 50th

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