January 23, 2018

Dearborn, Michigan

Life in Dearborn, Michigan, explained by people who’ve lived in Dearborn:



*Click here to share your experience living in Dearborn*

*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Dearborn)


Dearborn Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Dearborn?

  • People. (Josh, 1 year)
  • It is home. (Robin, 20 years)
  • Used to be the community pools. (Tracy, 40 years)
  • How clean. (Robin, 50 years)

Dearborn Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Dearborn?

  • Traffic. (Josh, 1 year)
  • Taxes are high. (Robin, 20 years)
  • The needs of the one outweigh the needs of the many. (Tracy, 40 years)
  • Too many people who don’t speak English. (Robin, 50 years)

Dearborn Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Dearborn?

  • Drink. (Josh, 1 year)
  • Village Homecoming at Ford field. (Tracy, 40 years)
  • Performing arts center. (Robin, 50 years)

Dearborn’s Reputation

What’s Dearborn known for?

  • Ford Motor Company. (Robin, 20 years)
  • Funny, you would think it was Ford’s but in many different discussions with different people it’s our East Dearborn that comes up first. (Tracy, 40 years)
  • Camp Dearborn. (Robin, 50 years)

Dearborn Crime

What’s the crime like in Dearborn? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • The same as any metro city. (Tracy, 40 years)
  • Not good. (Robin, 50 years)

Dearborn Advice

Any advice for people moving to Dearborn?

  • Prepare to pay a lot for taxes. (Robin, 20 years)
  • Be able to adapt. (Tracy, 40 years)

Dearborn Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Dearborn (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • My parents moved there in 1952 till they died 2014 and 2015. (Robin, 20 years)
  • When I was a youngster growing up in Dearborn I remember how great the cleanup parades were. We all made our own floats. (Tracy, 40 years)

Dearborn’s Future

How do you think Dearborn will change over the next 10 years?

  • Grow as a community. (Tracy, 40 years)
  • All Arabic. (Robin, 50 years)

Dearborn Facts

Any other interesting facts about Dearborn?