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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 87%
Property crime 82%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerkley/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime63n/a (estimate)4091,8392,346
Murder0n/a0.07.66.5
Rape3n/a19.560.938.4
Robbery1n/a6.544.573.9
Assault4n/a26.0365.1279.7
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)52478388
Burglary1n/a6.5233.1314.2
Theft46n/a298.5943.31,398.0
Vehicle theft8n/a51.9184.5246.0
Property crime55n/a (estimate)3571,3611,958

Key findings

  • Berkley crime rates are 83% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Berkley are 87% lower than the national average
  • In Berkley you have a 1 in 245 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Berkley is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Berkley has not changed

Berkley crime map

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The Berkley crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Berkley as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Berkley crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Berkley (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Berkley on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Berkley (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan, are 4.50 times less than the state average and 5.74 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Berkley on a daily basis are 9.21 times less than than Michigan average and 7.47 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Berkley are 3.81 times less than the daily state average and 5.49 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Berkley (higher is better)

      How safe is Berkley, Michigan compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Berkley is safer than 85% of the cities in Michigan and 90% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Michigan and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Berkley. Overall, Berkley 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 1927
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Berkley is 1 in 281
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Berkley is 1 in 245
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Berkley, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1927. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 281 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 is 1 in 245.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Berkley, MI is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Berkley has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Berkley has increased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Berkley has not changed 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
      Michigan40,460414266
      There are a total of 40,460 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 414 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 56% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bingham Farms, MI1,11267191258
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,51775213288
      Huntington Woods, MI6,3300303303
      Lake Angelus, MI2600325325
      Rochester, MI12,96960299359
      Farmington, MI10,52638324362
      Lathrup Village, MI4,12773318391
      Berkley, MI15,23952357409

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prosper, TX15,236121848969
      Glasgow, DE15,2303701,6782,047
      Hernando, MS15,227669961,061
      Pataskala, OH15,2252631,5741,837
      Henderson, NC15,2582,0395,7537,792
      Berkley, MI15,23952357409
      Source: The Berkley, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.