Reported Annual Crime In Berkley

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerkley/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime172n/a (estimate)1,1212,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerkley/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape2n/a13.065.038.6
Robbery2n/a13.078.6101.9
Assault46n/a299.7266.2237.8
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)326416373
Burglary43n/a280.1403.5491.4
Theft73n/a475.61,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a39.1158.9220.2
Property crime122n/a (estimate)7951,8862,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Berkley, MI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Berkley, MI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Berkley, MI averages 51% lower than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 61% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Berkley, MI is 22% lower than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 13% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 58% lower than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 68% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Berkley, MI area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Berkley is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.07 daily crimes that occur in Berkley.
  • Berkley is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Berkley you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Berkley has increased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Berkley (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Berkley, MI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Berkley, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 2.05 times less than the state average and 2.55 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Berkley, MI on a daily bases are 1.28 times less than than Michigan average and 1.14 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Berkley, MI are 2.37 times less than the daily state average and 3.13 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Berkley (higher is better)

How safe is Berkley, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Berkley, MI is safer than 39% of the cities in Michigan and 46% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Michigan and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Berkley, MI. Overall, Berkley, MI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Berkley

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Berkley is 1 in 307
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Berkley is 1 in 126
The chance of being a victim of crime in Berkley is 1 in 90
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Berkley, MI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Berkley, MI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 307. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 126 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Berkley, MI is 1 in 90.

Year Over Year Crime In Berkley (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Berkley, MI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Berkley, MI has increased by 609%, while the property crime rate in Berkley, MI has decreased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Berkley, MI has increased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Berkley police department

ItemBerkleyMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3410,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.13.3
There are a total of 34 Berkley police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.1% greater than the Michigan average and 31% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bingham Farms, MI1,22058265323
Orchard Lake Village, MI2,34365296361
Beverly Hills, MI10,36810515524
Huntington Woods, MI6,31031564595
Bloomfield Hills, MI3,92550547597
Berkley, MI15,1363267951,121

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Berkley, MI15,1363267951,121
Source: The Berkley, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.