Dearborn Tourism

Dearborn is a city in the State of Michigan. It is located in Wayne County and is part of the Detroit metropolitan area. 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 has The Henry Ford, the United States' largest indoor-outdoor museum complex and Metro Detroit's leading tourist attraction. Dearborn residents are primarily of European or Middle Eastern heritage, descendants of 19th and 20th-century immigrants. German, Polish, Irish and Italian are the primary European ethnicities. Middle Eastern ancestries make up the largest ethnic grouping with Lebanese, Yemeni, Iraqi, Syrian and Palestinian groups present.

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Initially settled by French farmers, Dearborn graduated to becoming an industrial town, especially the automobile industry. So much so that today it is home to the nation’s largest indoor-outdoor museum complex, the Henry Ford museum. One cannot miss the beautiful cultural mélange that the city is. A confluence of the French, Middle-eastern and even European, can be witnessed in the attractions Dearborn tourism throws light on.

Coming to attractions, specifically, after the Henry Ford, the Greenfield Village is the second draw of this city. In fact, this one has also been counted as one of the best things to do in Dearborn with kids. The Arab American National Museum, showcasing Arab-American history & cultural exhibits, is a must-visit too. Other worthwhile attractions in Dearborn include Automotive Hall of Fame, Henry Ford Estate, Dearborn Historical Museum and the Islamic Center of America among more.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Dearborn before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 48.53 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 49.07 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60.58 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 79.63 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 65 (High)
  • How safe is Dearborn for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dearborn.

    • Burglary and Theft 71.4 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 68.04 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 74.82 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.11 (High)
    • Car Stealing 69.78 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 71.22 (High)
    • Attacks 66.67 (High)
    • Drug offense 76.63 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 41.91 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 23.56 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 66.24 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 59.42 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 77.17 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Dearborn is 131.15 (High)

    • Safety Index 29.32 (Low)
    • Climate Index 66.03 (High)
    • Pollution Index 59.29 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.43 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 60.51 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.59 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 99.68 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dearborn

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.87 USD

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