Dearborn is a small city in Michigan with a population of approximately 95,000. Families with young children are a frequent sight, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the population. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 35, skew decidedly younger than most cities in Michigan. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 66% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs could be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,021 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $874.
Many Dearborn residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 18% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of nearly $65K, Dearborn workers bring in about the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. Dearborn, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345. Among residents older than 25 in Dearborn, 11% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 6% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Averaging about 23 minutes, Dearborn's commute time is faster than the state average of about 25 minutes. Driving is the prevailing mode of getting to work, opted for by 35% of workers, while public transit isn't used extensively. Relatively few residents walk to work.