Reported Annual Crime In Berkley

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerkley/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime111n/a (estimate)7242,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerkley/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape1n/a6.570.641.7
Robbery1n/a6.565.198.0
Assault5n/a32.6308.5248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)46450394
Burglary12n/a78.3357.8430.4
Theft84n/a548.21,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft8n/a52.2196.5237.4
Property crime104n/a (estimate)6791,8002,362

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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 68% lower than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 74% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Berkley, MI is 90% lower than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 88% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 62% lower than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 71% 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.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Berkley is 74% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.98 daily crimes that occur in Berkley.
  • Berkley is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Berkley you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Berkley has decreased by 35%.

Compare Berkley, MI Crime To Other Cities

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 3.11 times less than the state average and 3.80 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Berkley, MI on a daily bases are 9.85 times less than than Michigan average and 8.62 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Berkley, MI are 2.65 times less than the daily state average and 3.48 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 89% of the cities in Michigan and 88% 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 above 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 2189
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Berkley is 1 in 148
The chance of being a victim of crime in Berkley is 1 in 139
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 2189. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 148 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 139.

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 decreased by 86%, while the property crime rate in Berkley, MI has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Berkley, MI has decreased by 35% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Berkley police department

ItemBerkleyMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3410,515558,732
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 30.6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bingham Farms, MI1,11263253316
Lake Angelus, MI2600337337
Orchard Lake Village, MI2,51771282353
Huntington Woods, MI6,33063363426
Beverly Hills, MI10,45010657666
Clawson, MI12,008150534684
Rochester Hills, MI72,98753638691
Berkley, MI15,23946679724

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Prosper, TX15,236681,1201,189
Glasgow, DE15,2303882,0882,476
Hernando, MS15,2271231,1791,303
Pataskala, OH15,2252542,0582,312
Henderson, NC15,2581,2034,4485,651
Berkley, MI15,23946679724
Source: The Berkley, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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