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Dearborn, Michigan
City
City of Dearborn
Adoba Hotel and conference center
Motto: "Home Town of Henry Ford"
Location in Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wayne
First settled 1786
Incorporation (village) 1893
Incorporation (city) 1927
Government
 • Type Strong Mayor-Council
 • Mayor John B. O'Reilly, Jr.
Area
 • Total 24.5 sq mi (63.3 km2)
 • Land 24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 591 ft (180 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 98,153
 • Estimate (2012) 96,474
 • Density 4,050.9/sq mi (1,564.1/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 313
FIPS code 26-21000
GNIS feature ID 0624432
Website City of Dearborn, Michigan
Census Pop.
1900 844
1910 911 7.9%
1920 2,470 171.1%
1930 50,358 1,938.8%
1940 63,589 26.3%
1950 94,994 49.4%
1960 112,007 17.9%
1970 104,199 −7.0%
1980 90,660 −13.0%
1990 89,286 −1.5%
2000 97,775 9.5%
2010 98,153 0.4%
Est. 2012 96,474 −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census
2012 Estimate
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Dearborn (Get Relocation Estimate for Dearborn, MI) is a city in the State of Michigan. It is located in the Detroit metropolitan area and in Wayne (Wayne, Michigan Moving Company). Dearborn is the eighth largest city in the State of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 98,153. First settled in the late 18th century by French farmers in a series of ribbon farms along the Rouge River and the Sauk Trail, the community grew with the establishment of the Detroit Arsenal on the Chicago Road linking Detroit and Chicago. It later grew into a manufacturing hub for the automotive industry.

The city was the home of Henry Ford and is the world headquarters of the Ford Motor Company. It has a campus of the University of Michigan as well as Henry Ford Community College. Dearborn (Get Relocation Prices for Dearborn, MI) has The Henry Ford, America's largest indoor-outdoor museum complex and Metro Detroit's leading tourist attraction.

The ethnic backgrounds of Dearborn (Get Moves Cost for Dearborn, MI) residents are primarily European or Middle-Eastern. German, Polish, Irish and Italian are the primary European ethnicities while African American and Hispanic groups have not been significant historically. Middle-Eastern ancestries make up the largest ethnic grouping with Lebanese, Yemeni, Iraqi, Syrian and Palestinian groups present.

History

The area had been inhabited for thousands of years by varying indigenous peoples. Historical tribes belonged mostly to the Algonquian-language family, although the Huron were Iroquoian speaking.

The Dearborn (Get Move Cost for Dearborn, MI) area was settled by Europeans in 1786, after the American Revolutionary War. The village of Dearborn (Get Move Cost for Dearborn, MI)ville was established in 1836, named after patriot Henry Dearborn (Get Move Cost for Dearborn, MI), a General in the American Revolution and Secretary of War under President Thomas Jefferson. The town of Dearborn (Get Move Estimate for Dearborn, MI) was incorporated in 1893, changing to a city in 1927. Its current borders trace back to a 1928 consolidation vote that established its present-day borders by merging Dearborn (Get Relocation Quote for Dearborn, MI) and neighboring Fordson (previously known as Springwells), which feared being absorbed into Detroit.

The area between the two towns was, and still remains in part, undeveloped. Once farm land, this was bought by Henry Ford for his estate, Fair Lane, and the Ford Motor Company World Headquarters. Later developments in this corridor were the Ford airport (later converted to the Dearborn (Get Moves Cost for Dearborn, MI) Proving Grounds), other Ford administrative and development facilities, The Henry Ford (the region's leading tourist attraction containing a reconstructed historic village and museum), the Henry Ford Centennial Library, the super-regional shopping mall Fairlane Town Center, and the Dearborn (Get Move Estimate for Dearborn, MI) Civic Center. It is planted with sunflowers and often with Henry Ford's favorite soybeans. The crops are never harvested.

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) opened in Dearborn (Get Movers Quote for Dearborn, MI) in 2005, the first museum in the world devoted to Arab-American history and culture. Most of the Arab-Americans in Dearborn (Get Moving Estimate for Dearborn, MI) and the Detroit area are ethnic Lebanese, who immigrated in the early twentieth century to work in the auto industry, like many immigrants to the area. They have been joined by more recent Arab immigrants from other nations.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.5 square miles (63 km2), of which, 24.4 square miles (63 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.37%) is water. The Rouge River runs through the city with an artificial waterfall/low head dam on the Henry Ford estate to power his powerhouse. The Upper, Middle, and Lower Branches of the river come together in Dearborn (Get Movers Quote for Dearborn, MI). The river is widened and channeled near the Rouge Plant to allow lake freighter access.

Fordson Island (42°17′38″N 83°08′52″W / 42.29389°N 83.14778°W / 42.29389; -83.14778) is an 8.4 acre (33,994 m²) island about three miles (5 km) inland from the Detroit River on the River Rouge (River Rouge, Michigan Relocation Companies). Fordson Island is the only major island in a tributary to the Detroit River. The island was created in 1922 when engineers dug a secondary trench to reroute the River Rouge (River Rouge, MI Movers) to increase navigability for shipping purposes. The island is privately owned, and public access to the island is prohibited. The island is part of the city of Dearborn, which itself has no coast along the Detroit River.

Dearborn (Get Moving Cost for Dearborn, MI) is among a small number of municipalities that owns property in other cities (the 626-acre (2.53 km2) Camp Dearborn (Get Moving Prices for Dearborn, MI) in Milford, Michigan, 35 miles (56 km) from Dearborn (Get Movers Quote for Dearborn, MI)) and is possibly unique in holding property in another state (the Dearborn (Get Relocation Cost for Dearborn, MI) Towers apartment complex in Clearwater, Florida). These holdings are considered part of the city of Dearborn (Get Moves Prices for Dearborn, MI), and revenues generated by camp admissions and rent collected are used to bolster the city's budget.

Demographics

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As of 2010 the population of Dearborn (Get Moving Cost for Dearborn, MI) was 98,153. The racial and ethnic composition was 86.7% Non-Hispanic whites, 4.0% black or African-American, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.2% Non-Hispanics of some other race, 4.0% reporting two or more races and 3.4% Hispanic or Latino. 41.7% were of Arab ancestry (categorized as "White" in Census collection data).

As of the census of 2000, there were 97,775 people, 36,770 households, and 23,863 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,013.2 per square mile (1,549.7/km²). There were 38,981 housing units at an average density of 1,600.0 per square mile (617.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.86% White, 1.28% African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.47% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 9.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.00% of the population.

33.4% were of Arab ancestry (categorized as "White" in Census collection data), 10.3% Polish, 9.9% German, 6.5% Irish, and 6.0% Italian ancestry according to Census 2000. 61.9% spoke English, 29.3% Arabic, 1.9% Spanish, and 1.5% Polish as their first language.

There were 36,770 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $44,560, and the median income for a family was $53,060. Males had a median income of $45,114 versus $33,872 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,488. About 12.2% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.4% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 and over.

As of the 2012 estimate, Dearborn (Get Relocation Quote for Dearborn, MI)'s population was thought to have fallen to 96,474, a decrease of 1.7% since 2010. Over the same period, though, SEMCOG, the local statistics agency of Metro Detroit Council of Governments, has estimated the city to have grown to 99,001, or an increase of 1.2% since 2000. The Census Bureau estimates the 2005 proportion of African Americans to be 4.1% of the total population of the city.

Dearborn (Get Relocation Cost for Dearborn, MI) has a large community of descendants of ethnic European immigrants from the 19th and 20th centuries, whose ancestors generally first settled in Detroit: Irish, German, and Polish. It is a center of Maltese American settlement, from the Mediterranean island of Malta, primarily due to the auto industry and the exodus of numbers of some original Maltese who settled in Corktown.

The city has had a small African American population, many of whose ancestors came to the area in the Great Migration of the early twentieth century.

Arab Americans

The Arab American National Museum celebrates the history of Arab Americans.

The city's population includes 40,000 Arab Americans. Ethnic Arabs own many shops and businesses, offering services in both English and Arabic. In the 2010 census, Arab Americans comprised 40% of Dearborn (Get Moves Cost for Dearborn, MI)'s population; many have been in the city for several generations. The city has the largest proportion of Arab Americans in the United States. As of 2006 Dearborn (Get Relocation Prices for Dearborn, MI) also has the largest Lebanese American population in the United States.

The first Arab immigrants came in the early-to-mid-20th century to work in the automotive industry and were chiefly Lebanese Christians (Maronites). Other immigrants from the Mideast in the early twentieth century included a large Armenian-American community, who are Christian. Assyrians/Chaldeans/Syriacs have also immigrated to the area. Since then, Arab immigrants from Yemen, Iraq and the Palestinian territories, most of whom are Muslim, have joined them. Lebanese Americans are still the most numerous group. The Arab Muslim community has built the Islamic Center of America, the largest mosque in North America, and the Dearborn (Get Movers Quote for Dearborn, MI) Mosque. More Iraqi refugees have come, fleeing the continued war in their country since 2003.

Warren Avenue has the commercial center of the Arab-American community. The Arab American National Museum is located in Dearborn (Get Movers Cost for Dearborn, MI). The museum was opened in January 2005 to mark the Arab American community's history and contributions to the United States.

Economy

Ford Motor Company World Headquarters in Dearborn (Get Moves Cost for Dearborn, MI), known as the Glass House

Ford Motor Company has its world headquarters in Dearborn (Get Movers Quote for Dearborn, MI). In addition its Dearborn (Get Moving Prices for Dearborn, MI) campus contains many research, testing, finance and some production facilities. Ford Land controls the numerous properties owned by Ford including sales and leasing to unrelated businesses such as the Fairlane Town Center shopping mall. DFCU Financial, the largest credit union in Michigan, was created for Ford and related companies' employees. One of the largest employers in Dearborn (Get Movers Estimate for Dearborn, MI) is Oakwood Healthcare System. Other major employers include auto suppliers like Visteon, education facilities like Henry Ford Community College and museums like The Henry Ford. Other businesses which are headquartered in Dearborn (Get Relocation Prices for Dearborn, MI) include Carhartt (clothing), Eppinger (fishing lures), AAA Michigan (insurance), and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

Largest employers

According to the City's 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the largest employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Ford 7,992
2 Oakwood Health System 5,833
3 Severstal North America 4,900
4 Percepta 4,450
5 Visteon 4,300
6 Lear 2,500
7 Dearborn (Get Move Estimate for Dearborn, MI) Board of Education 2,032
8 Auto Club of Michigan 1,664
9 United Technologies Auto 1,200
10 Henry Ford Community College 1,000

Education

Colleges and universities

University of Michigan–Dearborn (Get Movers Prices for Dearborn, MI)

University of Michigan–Dearborn and Henry Ford Community College are located in Dearborn on Evergreen Road and are adjacent to each other. Spring Arbor (Spring Arbor, MI Moving Company) University and Central Michigan University both offer classes in Dearborn. Career training schools include Kaplan Career Institute, ITT Tech, and Sanford Brown College.

Primary and secondary schools

Dearborn residents, along with a small portion of Dearborn Heights (Dearborn Heights, MI Relocation Companies) residents attend Dearborn Public Schools, which operates 34 schools including 3 major high schools. Divine Child High School and Elementary School are in Dearborn as well; the high-school is the largest private coed high school in the area. Dearborn Schools operated the Clara B. Ford High School inside Vista Maria, a non-profit residential treatment agency for girls in Dearborn Heights (Dearborn Heights, Michigan Moving). Clara B. Ford High School became a charter school in the 2007–08 school year.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit previously operated the St. Alphonsus Elementary School in Dearborn (Get Moving Estimate for Dearborn, MI). In 2005 the archdiocese announced that the school would close.

Infrastructure

Sports facilities

Sports facilities include the Dearborn (Get Movers Estimate for Dearborn, MI) Ice Skating Center.

Transportation

Amtrak, the national passenger rail system, provides service to Dearborn, operating its Wolverine three times daily in each direction between Chicago, Illinois and Pontiac, Michigan via Detroit. Baggage cannot be checked at this location; however, up to two suitcases in addition to any "personal items" such as briefcases, purses, laptop bags, and infant equipment are allowed on board as carry-ons. Currently there are two rail stops in Dearborn: the ordinary Amtrak station and a rarely-used station at Greenfield Village. Amtrak operates on Norfolk Southern's (NS) "Michigan Line". This track runs from Dearborn to Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo, MI Moving), Michigan. Most of the freight traffic on these rails is related to the automotive industry. Norfolk Southern's Dearborn Division offices are also located in Dearborn.

Dearborn (Get Move Cost for Dearborn, MI) is served by buses of both the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) systems.

From 1924 to 1947, Dearborn (Get Moving Cost for Dearborn, MI) was the site of Ford Airport, with the world's first concrete runway and the first scheduled U.S. passenger service.

Media

The metropolitan area newspapers are The Detroit (Detroit, MI Mover Reviews) News and the Detroit (Detroit, MI Relocation Companies) Free Press.

The The Arab American News is published in Dearborn (Get Move Quote for Dearborn, MI).

Notable people

Henry Ford's Fair Lane estate in Dearborn (Get Move Prices for Dearborn, MI).
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  • David Burt (Burt, Michigan Mover Reviews)ka - Chef and former actor, currently engaged to Neil Patrick Harris
  • John Dingell - Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives, longest-serving Congressman
  • Rima Fakih - Miss Michigan USA 2010, Miss USA 2010,
  • Henry Ford - The founder of Ford Motor Company
  • Dan Gheesling - Winn (Winn, MI Mover Reviews)er of Big Brother 10 (U.S.) and runner-up on Big Brother 14 (U.S.)
  • Orville L. Hubbard - Mayor of Dearborn (Get Movers Cost for Dearborn, MI) from 1942-1978
  • John C. Kornblum, diplomat, former Ambassador to Germany
  • Derek Lowe - Major League Baseball pitcher: Currently with the Texas Rangers; World Series Champion with the Boston Red Sox (2004)
  • Nancy Milford (Milford, MI Relocation) - published author and biographer
  • Alan Mulally - CEO of Ford Motor Company
  • Johnny Pacar - Actor: Flight 29 Down, Make It or Break It, Now You See It...,
  • George Peppard - Actor: Breakfast at Tiffany's, The A-Team, Banacek
  • Brian Rafalski - former NHL defenseman (New Jersey Devils, Detroit (Detroit, MI Moving) Red Wings)
  • Doug Ross - college ice hockey coach
  • Scott Sanderson - All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher who pitched in 19 Major League seasons for 7 different teams
  • Suzanne Sena - Host of Independent Film Channel program Onion News Network and former Fox News anchor
  • Windy and Carl

Free speech controversy

Four members of the Christian group "Acts 17 Apologetics" were arrested and prosecuted for breach of the peace in 2010 because they were walking around the annual Arab-American Festival talking to people at the festival about Christianity. All the charges, except one of failure to obey a police order, were thrown out by a jury. During the festival, four other people from Apologetics were blocked from handing out Arabic-English copies of the Gospel of John on a public street. Police ordered them to stop filming the incident, to provide identification, and to move at least five blocks from the border of the fair.

A Tea Party Senatorial candidate in Nevada, Sharron Angle, suggested that Dearborn (Get Moving Quote for Dearborn, MI) was contributing to a non-widespread "militant terrorist situation," and said that the city was enforcing Islamic law. Angle was sharply criticized by the Mayor Jack O'Reilly, who called her comments "shameful." "He said they were based on distorted Tea Party accounts of the arrest of members of an anti-Islam group at an Arab festival." Angle was defeated in the election by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Preacher Terry Jones planned a protest in 2011 outside the Islamic Center of America. Local authorities required him either to post a $45,000 "peace bond" to cover Dearborn (Get Relocation Estimate for Dearborn, MI)'s cost if Jones was attacked by extremists or to go to trial. Jones contested that requirement, and the jury voted on April 22 to require the posting of a $1 "peace bond", but Jones and his co-pastor Wayne Sapp continued to refuse to pay. They were held briefly in jail, while claiming violation of First Amendment rights. That night Jones was released by the court. The ACLU had filed an amicus brief in support of Jones's protest plans.

A week later, on April 29, Jones led a rally at the Dearborn (Get Move Quote for Dearborn, MI) City Hall, designated as a free speech zone. Riot police were called out to control counter protesters.

On November 11, 2011, Wayne (Wayne, MI Relocation Company) Circuit Court Judge Robert Ziolkowski vacated the “breach of peace” ruling against Terry Jones and Wayne Sapp on the grounds that they were denied due process.

Terry Jones led a rally at City Hall and then planned to speak at the annual Festival on June 18, 2011, but on his way there he was blocked by protesters, six of whom were arrested. Police said they did not have enough officers present to maintain safety. Christian missionaries accompanied Jones with their own signs of protest; they were alleged by festivalgoers and protesters to have yelled insults at Arabs, Muslims, Islam, and Catholics.

On April 7, 2012 Terry Jones led a protest in front of the Islamic Center of America, Dearborn (Get Moving Prices for Dearborn, MI), speaking about Islam and Free Speech. The mosque was placed on lock down. 30 police cars were there to block traffic and prevent a counter protest.

Historical timeline

European exploration and colonization

  • 1603 French lay claim to unidentified territory in this region, naming it New France.
  • July 24, 1701 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac (Cadillac, Michigan Moving Company) and his soldiers first land at what is now Detroit.
  • November 29, 1760 The British take control of the area from France.
  • 1780 Pierre Dumais clears farm near what is today's Morningside Street in Dearborn (Get Moves Estimate for Dearborn, MI)'s South End.

Early U.S. history

  • 1783 – By terms of the Treaty of Paris ending the American Revolutionary War, Great Britain cedes territory south of the Great Lakes to the United States, although the British retain practical control of the Detroit (Detroit, MI Mover Reviews) area and several other settlements until 1797.
  • 1786 – Agreed year of first permanent settler in present-day Dearborn (Get Moves Estimate for Dearborn, MI).
  • 1787 – Territory of the US north and west of the Ohio River is officially proclaimed the Northwest Territory.
  • December 26, 1791 – Detroit environs become part of Kent (Kent, MI Mover Reviews), Ontario.
  • 1795 – James Cissne becomes first settler in what is now west Dearborn (Get Move Prices for Dearborn, MI).
  • 1796 – Wayne (Wayne, MI Moving Company) is formed by proclamation of the acting governor of the Northwest Territory. Its original area is 2,000,000 square miles (5,200,000 km2), stretching from Cleveland, Ohio, to Chicago, Illinois, and northwest to Canada.
  • May 7, 1800 – Indiana Territory, created out of part of Northwest Territory, although the eastern half of Michigan including the Dearborn (Get Moves Estimate for Dearborn, MI) area, was not attached to Indiana Territory until Ohio was admitted as a state in 1803.
  • January 11, 1805 – Michigan Territory officially created out of a part of the Indiana Territory.
  • June 11, 1805 – Fire destroys most of Detroit (Detroit, Michigan Moving).
  • November 15, 1815 – Current boundaries of Wayne (Wayne, Michigan Mover Reviews) drawn, county split into 18 townships.
  • January 5, 1818 – Springwells Township established by Gov. Lewis Cass.
  • October 23, 1824 – Bucklin Township created by Gov. Lewis Cass. The area ran from Greenfield to approximately Haggerty and from Van Born to Eight Mile.
  • 1826 – Conrad Ten Eyck builds Ten Eyck Tavern at Michigan Avenue and Rouge River.
  • 1827 – Wayne (Wayne, MI Moving Reviews)'s boundaries changed to its current 615 square miles (1,593 km2).
  • April 12, 1827 – Springwells and Bucklin townships formally organized and laid out by gubernatorial act.
  • October 29, 1829 – Bucklin Township split along what is today Inkster (Inkster, MI Relocation) Road into Nankin (west half) and Pekin (east half) townships.
  • March 21, 1833 – Pekin Township renamed Redford (Redford, Michigan Moving) Township.
  • March 31, 1833 – Greenfield Township created from north and west sections of Springwells Township, including what is now today east Dearborn (Get Moves Estimate for Dearborn, MI).
  • April 1, 1833 – Dearborn (Get Move Prices for Dearborn, MI) Township created from southern half of Redford Township south of Bonaparte Avenue (Joy Road).
  • 1833 – Detroit (Detroit, MI Relocation Company) Arsenal built.
  • October 23, 1834 – Dearborn (Get Relocation Quote for Dearborn, MI) Township renamed Bucklin Township.
  • March 26, 1836 – Bucklin Township renamed Dearborn (Get Movers Estimate for Dearborn, MI) Township.
  • January 26, 1837 – Michigan admitted to the Union as the 26th state. Stevens T. Mason (Mason, MI Moving Reviews) is first governor.
  • 1837 – Michigan Central Railroad extended through Springwells Township. Hamlet of Springwells rises along railroad.
  • April 5, 1838 – Village of Dearborn (Get Move Quote for Dearborn, MI)ville incorporates. Village later unincorporated on May 11, 1846.
  • 1849 Detroit annexes Springwells Township east of Brooklyn (Brooklyn, Michigan Moving Companies) Street.
  • April 2, 1850 – Greenfield Township annexes another section of Springwells Township.
  • February 12, 1857 – Detroit (Detroit, MI Relocation Companies) annexes Springwells Township east of Grand Boulevard.
  • March 25, 1873 – Springwells Township annexes back section of Greenfield Township south of Tireman
  • May 28, 1875 – Postmaster general changes name of Dearborn (Get Move Prices for Dearborn, MI)ville post office to Dearborn (Get Relocation Estimate for Dearborn, MI) post office, hence changing the city's name.
  • 1875 – Detroit (Detroit, Michigan Moving) Arsenal closed.
  • 1875 – Detroit (Detroit, Michigan Relocation Companies) annexes another section of Springwells Township.
  • 1876 – William A. Nowlin writes The Bark Covered House in honor of country's 100th birthday.
  • June 20, 1884 – Detroit (Detroit, MI Mover Reviews) annexes Springwells Township east of Livernois.
  • 1889 – First telephone installed in Dearborn at St. Joseph (St. Joseph, MI Movers)'s retreat.

Incorporation as village

Reincorporation as city

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