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Dearborn, MI

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As the eighth largest city in Michigan, Dearborn has a population of around 98,000. Quickly turning into a major motor industry, the city became known as the headquarters for Ford Motor Company, the pioneer of the assembly line factory car. With a diverse population and many tourist attractions such as The Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn is a city full of culture and history. If you enjoy timeless pieces of old time Americana or classic automobiles, you will fit right in as a resident of Dearborn.

Dearborn Apartments


$895 Three bedroom in Dearborn Heights-6223 Highland Ave
Beds: 3
Baths: 1


$695 One bedroom in Dearborn-oakwood blvd.
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


6379 Grandmont Ave
Beds: 3
Baths: 1


$1100 Three bedroom in Dearborn Heights-5413 Robinson
Beds: 3
Baths: 2


$750 Three bedroom in Detroit-8165 Prest St
Beds: 3
Baths: 2


$750 Three bedroom in Detroit-8861 Meyers Rd
Beds: 3
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Dearborn, MI is
Under 5 Years
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.84%
  • 6.05%
  • 7.06%
  • Female
  • 6.61%
  • 5.92%
  • 6.74%
is average rent in Dearborn, MI
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 3.75%
  • 3.93%
  • 3.51%
of units are available for rent in Dearborn
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 771
  • 287
  • 1363
Getting Around in Dearborn, MI

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The average commuter time in Dearborn is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.03%
  • 12.45%
  • 2.67%

A Piece of Americana

To get a real feel for the history of the city, you must check out the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. Opened in 1929, the museum features many timeless collections such as the John F. Kennedy presidential limousine and the Rosa Parks bus. Also located within the museum are Thomas Edison’s lab and the Wright Brothers’ bicycle shop. The museum is not limited to transportation and plays home to an IMAX theater and a 17th and 18th century violin collection. The vast collection that the museum has to offer will amaze visitors and residents alike.

A Day at Greenfield V

Along with The Henry Ford, Greenfield Village holds many pieces of the city’s history. With over 100 historical buildings in the village, you can take a quick trip to the past. Some of the buildings include Noah Webster's home and the Harvey Firestone family home. Annual events are also held here to give visitors a chance to learn about the history of the city and the state. The Civil War Remembrance is held each year on Memorial Day and patrons reenact the Civil War. Other events are also held to honor Untied States service members.

A Taste for Cars

Car lovers will feel right at home at the Automotive Hall of Fame. By moving to Dearborne in 1997, the attraction became part of the MotorCities National Heritage Area. Covering a total of 25,000 square feet, the building is home to many automobile exhibits that will walk you through the history of motor vehicles. A theater and atrium are also located here and are used for public events and meetings. Each year the Hall honors notable members of the auto industry by inducting them into the Automotive Hall of Fame where they will receive recognition for years to come.