Berkley, MI
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Berkley, MI crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Berkley is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Berkley is one in 87. Compared to communities within Michigan, Berkley‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 61% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Berkley has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Berkley is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Berkley does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Berkley.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Berkley occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Berkley; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 299. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Berkley is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Berkley than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 122.

Berkley Crime Data

 
Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Berkley Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

51

125

176

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.34

8.19

11.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Berkley 3.34
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 299

in Berkley

1 in 241

in Michigan
Berkley VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,268
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 47
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.13 3.08
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Berkley 8.19
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 122

in Berkley

1 in 53

in Michigan
Berkley Property CRIMES
Population: 15,268
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 44 75 6
Rate per 1,000 2.88 4.91 0.39
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Berkley Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Berkley 67
Michigan 28