Dearborn Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Area Description

Steeped in automotive history, Ford Motor Company's global headquarters and metro Detroit's largest concentration of Americans of Middle Eastern descent, Dearborn is one of Metro Detroit's most densely populated and vibrant suburbs.

Dearborn abuts Detroit to the east and offers easy access to several job centers in the region.The community offers a wide array of housing types, from historic old houses to mid-late century subdivisions, with a range of price points to accommodate many buyers. The population is composed of mixed income levels and ethnicities. The city is served by Dearborn Public Schools, including three highly-ranked high schools and multiple private and charter options.

Area Highlights

The Neighbors

A wide range of income, education levels and ethnicities. Diverse, tolerant and constantly changing. America's largest population of Arab Americans calls this town home.


Many older and affordable homes recall Detroit's automotive heyday. Upscale neighborhoods in Dearborn's Golden Triangle and near the Dearborn Country Club.


Affordable, multicultural, close-knit neighborhoods, good value for large homes, good public schools, private school options, employers nearby, close to shopping, jobs, and Detroit.

You'll Love

Arts and culture, museums, diverse restaurants options, shopping at Fairlane Mall, proximity to employers, well-kept parks.

Perfect For

Raising a family, living in a diverse community, enjoying arts and culture, bedroom community, being close to downtown Detroit.

Around the Area

The Henry Ford Museum is one of Dearborn's major claims to fame. The Museum is a bastion of industrial and design history, featuring displays ranging from early railroad history to the Buckminster Fuller Dymaxion House. Greenfield Village includes a 93-acre historic campus showcasing the pre-industrial and early industrial eras in America. The Rouge Factory Tour allows visitors to get a firsthand view of an operating automotive assembly plant.

Famous for its Middle Eastern culture, the region is home to the greatest concentration of Arab Americans in the nation. Middle Eastern food options abound, as do mosques. The Arab American National Museum preserves and interprets Arabic culture, history and art for the region, and also serves as a community center.

Other attractions include Fairlane Town Center. The city features two small, developing downtown areas on the east and west ends, connected by the highly commercial Michigan Avenue. The city is connected to Detroit and Ann Arbor via Amtrak and I-94 and is home to the University of Michigan–Dearborn and Henry Ford Community College. Industrial and natural stretches of the Rouge River flow through the city and are the target of ongoing cleanup efforts by environmental groups. Dearborn features a range of community events and a weekly Farmers & Artisans Market from May through October.



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