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Overview

Introduction to Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan, in Wayne county, is 11 miles W of Detroit, Michigan The city is in the Detroit area.

Dearborn Heights History

The city of Dearborn Heights was incorporated from the two discontinuous sections of Dearborn Township and a quarter-mile linking strip of land from the village of Inkster. The inhabitants approved the city's incorporation during an election held on June 20, 1960.

Dearborn Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Henry Ford Museum
  • Ford Rouge Factory
  • Greenfield Village
  • Detroit Lions Inc
  • Westland City Sports Arena
  • Southgate Arena

Things To Do In Dearborn Heights

There are various tourist attractions located both close to and within the city of Dearborn Heights. You can plan a sightseeing trip to visit all the interesting tourist spots like Detroit Zoo, Henry Ford Museum or the Greenfield Village. The city also offers a vibrant nightlife with various restaurants and bars.

Dearborn Heights Transportation

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County is the nearest major airport.

Dearborn Heights Higher Education

The Academy of Animal Arts and the Sally Esser Beauty School-Garden are situated in Dearborn Heights. Students seeking higher education can also enroll in the nearby Henry Ford Community College or the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Demographics

People

Total Population56,329
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+22,466
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married46.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.4%
Median Earnings25+$34,599
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,647
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,181

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,497
% Above Poverty Level79.7%
% Below Poverty Level20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$968
Median House Value$84,900

Ancestry

Arab27.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.2%
Lebanese15.1%
Polish12.7%
Irish8.2%
Italian4.6%
English4.4%
French Except Basque2.9%
Iraqi2.3%
Hungarian1.9%
Canadian1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Dutch0.7%
US/American0.6%
Maltese0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Palestinian0.6%
Romanian0.6%
Syrian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Jordanian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Albanian0.4%
Egyptian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Macedonian0.4%
African0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Czech0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Kenyan0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
German0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Dearborn Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wayne County
Standard Zip Codes48125, 48127
Phone Area Codes313
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.28
Approximate Longitude-83.26

Dearborn Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDEARBORN
Distance2.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationDETROIT METRO AP
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allen Park27,519$79,904
Dearborn95,520$55,694
Garden City27,009$64,045
Inkster24,738$39,023
Livonia94,849$86,130
Melvindale10,437$44,928

Dearborn Heights Public Libraries

Dearborn Heights City Libraries
24590 GEORGE STREET
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
(313) 791-3804

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Dearborn Heights Public Schools

Annapolis High School
4650 Clippert St
ZIP: 48125
(313) 278-9870
High
Total Enrollment 838
Bedford School
4650 Croissant St
ZIP: 48125
(313) 278-3544
Primary
Total Enrollment 360
Dearborn Heights Virtual Academy
20629 Annapolis
ZIP: 48125
(313) 278-1900
High
Total Enrollment 40
Oakley W. Best Middle School
22201 Powers Ave
ZIP: 48125
(313) 278-6200
Middle
Total Enrollment 624
Pardee School
4650 Pardee Ave
ZIP: 48125
(313) 292-7300
Middle
Total Enrollment 359
Polk Elementary School
4651 Polk St
ZIP: 48125
(313) 278-4455
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
Robichaud Senior High School
3601 Janet St
ZIP: 48125
(313) 565-8850
High
Total Enrollment 456
Thorne Elementary School
25251 Annapolis St
ZIP: 48125
(313) 292-1600
Primary
Total Enrollment 839
Westwood New Tech High School
3601 Janet
ZIP: 48125
(313) 565-2362
Clara B. Ford Academy (sda)
20651 West Warren St
ZIP: 48127
(313) 240-4347
Other
Total Enrollment 127
Crestwood Accelerated Program
7500 North Vernon St
ZIP: 48127
(313) 278-0425
Primary
Total Enrollment 72
Crestwood High School
1501 North Beech Daly Rd
ZIP: 48127
(313) 278-7475
High
Total Enrollment 1259
Dearborn 6/7 Stem School
22586 Ann Arbor Trl
ZIP: 48127
(313) 827-1915
Middle
Total Enrollment 58
Dearborn Academic Center Of Excellence
22586 Ann Arbor Trl
ZIP: 48127
(313) 827-1915
Other
Total Enrollment 27
Dearborn Magnet High School
22586 Ann Arbor Trl
ZIP: 48127
(313) 827-4800
High
Total Enrollment 30
Global Heights Academy
23713 Joy Road
ZIP: 48127
(734) 624-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 241
Highview Elementary School
25225 Richardson St
ZIP: 48127
(313) 278-8390
Primary
Total Enrollment 303
Hillcrest Elementary School
7500 North Vernon St
ZIP: 48127
(313) 278-0425
Primary
Total Enrollment 270
Kinloch Elementary School
1505 Kinloch St
ZIP: 48127
(313) 278-4482
Primary
Total Enrollment 499
River Oaks Elementary School
20755 Ann Arbor Trl
ZIP: 48127
(313) 827-6750
Primary
Total Enrollment 336
Riverside Middle School
25900 West Warren St
ZIP: 48127
(313) 274-6792
Middle
Total Enrollment 1105
Star International Academy
24425 Hass St
ZIP: 48127
(313) 724-8990
Other
Total Enrollment 1656
Vista Meadows Academy
20651 West Warren St
ZIP: 48127
(313) 240-4347
Other
Total Enrollment 100
Westwood Alternative Education High School North
23914 Ford Rd
ZIP: 48127
(313) 730-1667
High
Total Enrollment 83

Dearborn Heights Private Schools

St Sebastian Catholic School
3997 Merrick
ZIP: 48125
Elementary
Total Enrollment 196
Dearborn Heights Montessori Center
466 N John Daly Rd
ZIP: 48127
Elementary
Total Enrollment 205
Hand N Hand Child Care Center-immanuel Lutheran
27055 Ann Arbor Trl
ZIP: 48127
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
St Anselm Elementary School
17700 W Outer Dr
ZIP: 48127
Elementary
Total Enrollment 139
St Linus Elementary School
6466 N Evangeline St
ZIP: 48127
Elementary
Total Enrollment 208
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