Reported Annual Crime In Ferndale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFerndale/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime607n/a (estimate)3,0002,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFerndale/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.96.05.3
Rape2n/a9.971.840.4
Robbery8n/a39.571.7102.8
Assault34n/a168.1309.5248.5
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)222459386
Burglary86n/a425.1398.5468.9
Theft402n/a1,986.91,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft74n/a365.8203.2236.9
Property crime562n/a (estimate)2,7781,9102,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ferndale, MI. The total number of reported crimes in Ferndale, MI is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Ferndale, MI crime rate is 27% higher than the Michigan average and is 6% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ferndale, MI has a violent crime rate that is 52% lower than the Michigan average and 42% lower than the national average. For property crime, Ferndale, MI is 45% higher than the Michigan average and 13% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bingham Farms, MI1,22064268332
Orchard Lake Village, MI2,34372300372
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI3,03187364451
Pleasant Ridge, MI2,5440625625
Berkley, MI15,13678581659
Clawson, MI11,94391614705
Huntington Woods, MI6,31031676708
Ferndale, MI20,1022222,7783,000

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ferndale is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.22 daily crimes that occur in Ferndale.
  • Ferndale is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ferndale you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ferndale has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Ferndale (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ferndale, MI is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Michigan and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ferndale, MI are 1.27 times more than the Michigan average and 1.06 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ferndale, MI are 2.06 times less than than Michigan and 1.74 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ferndale, MI are 1.45 times more than than Michigan and 1.13 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Ferndale (higher is better)

How safe is Ferndale, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Ferndale, MI is safer than 36% of the cities in Michigan and 40% 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 Ferndale, MI. Overall, Ferndale, MI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ferndale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ferndale is 1 in 450
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ferndale is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ferndale is 1 in 34
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ferndale, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Ferndale, MI you have a 1 in 450 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ferndale, MI.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Ferndale, 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 Ferndale, MI has increased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Ferndale, MI has decreased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Ferndale, MI has decreased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Ferndale police department

ItemFerndaleMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5010,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.13.3
There are a total of 50 Ferndale police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.6% greater than the Michigan average and 23.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Blythe, CA20,1014113,6074,019
American Canyon, CA20,0893281,9712,299
Gardner, KS20,1283622,5682,930
Palisades Park, NJ20,06686542628
Haslett, MI20,0613191,3271,646
Ferndale, MI20,1022222,7783,000
Source: The Ferndale, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.