Home of Ford Motor Company World Headquarters
Dearborn is the eighth largest city in Michigan with a population just under 100,000. Dearborn is known as much for its large corporations and factories as its family-owned restaurants and unique specialty shops, drawing customers from throughout metro Detroit and beyond. Businesses are spread throughout the city - some are tucked into neighborhoods; others are located along bustling main roads.
In addition to the Ford Motor Company, Dearborn is home to the University of Michigan which produces many jobs regarding research, testing, finance and some production facilities. Other major employers include Oakwood Healthcare Systems, Visteon, and ADP.
History & Demographics
As of the 2010 census the population of Dearborn was 98,153. The racial and ethnic composition was 89.1% Whites, 4.0% black or African-American, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.2% Non-Hispanics of some other race, 4.0% reporting two or more races and 3.4% Hispanic or Latino. 41.7% were of Arab ancestry (categorized as "White" in Census collection data).
The median income for a household in the city was $44,560, and the median income for a family was $53,060. Males had a median income of $45,114 versus $33,872 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,488. About 12.2% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.4% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 and over.