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Dearborn Heights, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Dearborn Heights,MI index of house prices

Total population: 56,415 (All urban)

Houses: 23,913 (23,276 occupied: 14,887 owner occupied, 5,601 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Housing density: 2,041 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $44,827.

Median contract rent in 2015: $619 (lower quartile is $513, upper quartile is $705)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $916


Median gross rent in Dearborn Heights, MI in 2015: $693

Housing units in Dearborn Heights with a mortgage: 11,304 (702 second mortgage, 1,602 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,702

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $66,021

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,743

Median monthly housing costs: $853


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Dearborn Heights, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $91,843 (it was $110,200 in 2000)
Dearborn Heights:

$91,843
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,523 - $144,946
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 57,588
  • In family households: 49,106 (12,386 male householders, 3,476 female householders)
    12,470 spouses, 17,021 children (15,888 natural, 331 adopted, 802 stepchildren), 1,058 grandchildren, 617 brothers or sisters, 625 parents, 719 other relatives, 734 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,482 (3,298 male householders (2,772 living alone)), 4,110 female householders (3,728 living alone)), 1,074 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 676 (505 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,004 2-persons, 3,631 3-persons, 2,988 4-persons, 1,424 5-persons, 597 6-persons, 218 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,500 1-person, 810 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 11 6-persons.

9,773 married couples with children.
2,127 single-parent households (556 men, 1,571 women).

80.8% of residents of Dearborn Heights speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
9.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
6.7% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 7,241 (12.4%)
(60.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dearborn Heights, Michigan:

  • 28no bedroom
  • 5261 bedroom
  • 3,3792 bedrooms
  • 13,3903 bedrooms
  • 2,2864 bedrooms
  • 2715+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dearborn Heights population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dearborn Heights, Michigan:

  • 172no bedroom
  • 1,0051 bedroom
  • 1,1832 bedrooms
  • 8843 bedrooms
  • 1464 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dearborn Heights population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Dearborn Heights in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,038no vehicle
  • 7,0111 vehicle
  • 8,2032 vehicles
  • 2,6723 vehicles
  • 7904 vehicles
  • 1665+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dearborn Heights population

Cars and other vehicles available in Dearborn Heights in renter-occupied apartments

  • 544no vehicle
  • 1,7571 vehicle
  • 9052 vehicles
  • 1623 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dearborn Heights population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dearborn Heights, Michigan:

  • 131 room
  • 1662 rooms
  • 7043 rooms
  • 1,4464 rooms
  • 7,8605 rooms
  • 5,3466 rooms
  • 2,3137 rooms
  • 1,2088 rooms
  • 8249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dearborn Heights population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dearborn Heights, Michigan:

  • 1651 room
  • 2482 rooms
  • 7423 rooms
  • 7454 rooms
  • 1,0075 rooms
  • 2956 rooms
  • 1417 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dearborn Heights population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Dearborn Heights, MI household income distribution

  • Dearborn Heights, MI household income distribution
  • 1,095Less than $10,000
  • 1,089$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,220$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,480$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,295$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,683$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,619$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,347$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,322$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,693$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,835$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,058$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,308$100,000 to $124,999
  • 682$125,000 to $149,999
  • 301$150,000 to $199,999
  • 243$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Dearborn Heights, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Dearborn Heights, MI
  • 295Less than $10,000
  • 26$10,000 to $14,999
  • 59$15,000 to $19,999
  • 121$20,000 to $24,999
  • 219$25,000 to $29,999
  • 506$30,000 to $34,999
  • 228$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,008$40,000 to $49,999
  • 862$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,399$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,567$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,481$80,000 to $89,999
  • 754$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,684$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,131$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,033$150,000 to $174,999
  • 446$175,000 to $199,999
  • 734$200,000 to $249,999
  • 486$250,000 to $299,999
  • 298$300,000 to $399,999
  • 190$400,000 to $499,999
  • 142$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • 14$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 10$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Dearborn Heights, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Dearborn Heights, MI
  • 12Less than $100
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 32$150 to $199
  • 130$200 to $249
  • 30$250 to $299
  • 56$300 to $349
  • 73$350 to $399
  • 69$400 to $449
  • 141$450 to $499
  • 245$500 to $549
  • 169$550 to $599
  • 282$600 to $649
  • 533$650 to $699
  • 486$700 to $749
  • 790$750 to $799
  • 834$800 to $899
  • 666$900 to $999
  • 663$1,000 to $1,249
  • 177$1,250 to $1,499
  • 25$1,500 to $1,999
  • 21$2,000 to $2,499
  • 397No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,4381995 to March 2000
  • 9321990 to 1994
  • 6961985 to 1989
  • 5121980 to 1984
  • 6811975 to 1979
  • 5561970 to 1974
  • 6031965 to 1969
  • 1,823Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Dearborn Heights population
Dearborn Heights commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 553
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,298
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,851
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,602
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,558
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,889
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,294
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 652
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 826
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,391
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 571
  • 90 or more minutes: 358
Dearborn Heights, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.3%
Number of people working at home: 461 (1.8% of all workers)

Dearborn Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 22,281 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 2,092 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 76 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 5 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 31 (0%)
  • Walked: 270 (1%)
  • Other means: 69 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 461 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 9,895
 German: 6,165
 Other groups: 5,389
 Arab:: 4,398
 Italian: 4,162
 Irish: 3,988
 Lebanese: 3,044
 English: 2,637
 United States or American: 2,017
 French (except Basque): 1,368
 French Canadian: 899
 Scottish: 874
 Arab/Arabic: 795
 Hungarian: 667
 Scotch-Irish: 619
 Macedonian: 618
 Maltese: 585
 Ukrainian: 584
 Greek: 526
 Romanian: 490
 Yugoslavian: 336
 European: 309
 Lithuanian: 297
 Dutch: 294
 Canadian: 291
 Swedish: 268
 Armenian: 267
 Russian: 265
 Palestinian: 220
 Slovak: 199
 Finnish: 196
 Welsh: 169
 Czechoslovakian: 163
 Norwegian: 131
 Austrian: 120
 Croatian: 101
 British: 96
 Czech: 94
 Belgian: 85
 Egyptian: 85
 Jordanian: 84
 Syrian: 80
 Turkish: 67
 Danish: 62
 Albanian: 60
 Subsaharan African:: 58
 Serbian: 55
 Iraqi: 55
 African: 45
 Other Arab: 35
 Slavic: 32
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 31
 Israeli: 31
 Iranian: 19
 Northern European: 14
 Pennsylvania German: 13
 Ethiopian: 13
 Eastern European: 10
 Brazilian: 10
 Latvian: 7
 Soviet Union: 7
 Portuguese: 7
 Bulgarian: 6
 Afghan: 5
 Alsatian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 20%Lebanon
  • 9%Canada
  • 7%Italy
  • 6%Other Eastern Europe
  • 5%India
  • 5%Yugoslavia
  • 4%Romania

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 42,777
  • Northeast: 1,706
  • Midwest: 2,212
  • South: 2,960
  • West: 963

69% of Dearborn Heights residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 228
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 66
  • 5th and 6th grade: 276
  • 7th and 8th grade: 557
  • 9th grade: 419
  • 10th grade: 701
  • 11th grade: 628
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 845
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,168
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,598
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,897
  • Associate degree: 1,170
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,456
  • Master's degree: 766
  • Professional school degree: 314
  • Doctorate degree: 100

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 232
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 213
  • 5th and 6th grade: 257
  • 7th and 8th grade: 758
  • 9th grade: 629
  • 10th grade: 809
  • 11th grade: 916
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,037
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,014
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,619
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,427
  • Associate degree: 1,535
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,069
  • Master's degree: 826
  • Professional school degree: 183
  • Doctorate degree: 80

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 1.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 12.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 12.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • 5.1%Females
Dearborn Heights marital status for males
Dearborn Heights marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,110
  • One, attached: 364
  • Two: 164
  • 3 or 4: 501
  • 5 to 9: 480
  • 10 to 19: 171
  • 20 to 49: 193
  • 50 or more: 450
  • Mobile homes: 480

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,587

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Dearborn Heights:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 98.3%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 85.4%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,485
Here:

25.2%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 465
Here:

16.1%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 432
Here:

15.2%
Michigan:

16.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)