Dearborn Heights, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 23,913 housing units in Dearborn Heights. This represents a 0.1% decline from 23,939 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 23,913 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dearborn Heights is about 85.4%. Dearborn Heights's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.7%. Average household size is 2.47 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dearborn Heights were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom6.80%
Two Bedrooms20%
Three Bedrooms60.80%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$110,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$112,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.14
Median year structure was built1961
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$563

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage3.70%
Home Equity Loan8.40%
Simple Mortgage47.10%
Debt Free40.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.4%