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Dearborn Heights is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named after Gen. Henry Dearborn
The latitude of Dearborn Heights is 42.336N. The longitude is -83.273W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 57,373.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dearborn Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48125 ZIP code.
14% of Dearborn Heights residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dearborn Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dearborn Heights was $22,829, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Dearborn Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dearborn Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $619. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $932.
Libraries in Dearborn Heights include Caroline Kennedy Library, John F. Kennedy Jr. Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Dearborn Heights include Dearborn Press & Guide
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dearborn Heights political report.
The average commute time for Dearborn Heights workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dearborn Heights between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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