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Population (year 2000): 15,531. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,089 (-2.8% change)
Males: 7,490 (48.2%), Females: 8,041 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $57,620 (year 2000)
Median house value: $140,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Berkley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (27.9%), Irish (19.6%), Polish (14.2%), English (13.5%), Italian (7.9%), French (5.6%).

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Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Berkley,

For population 25 years and over in Berkley

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berkley city

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

4.2% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.1% North America, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,592 (-14.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak, MI (2.4 miles Royal pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (9.5 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (312.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woods, MI (1.5 miles Huntington Park, MI (2.1 miles Oak Oak, MI (2.4 miles Royal Village, MI (2.9 miles Lathrup Ridge, MI (3.3 miles Pleasant MI (3.6 miles Clawson, Hills, MI (3.8 miles Beverly MI (3.9 miles Birmingham,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $130,000

Latitude: 42.50 N, Longitude: 83.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 248


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.0%), Manufacturing (16.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,937 (-31.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 721 (8.3%)


 

Crime in Berkley by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 6.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 0 1 2 0
    per 100,000 6.4 6.4 0.0 6.4 12.9 0.0
Robberies 10 3 7 7 4 9
    per 100,000 64.4 19.3 45.1 45.1 25.8 57.9
Assaults 7 2 4 6 6 4
    per 100,000 45.1 12.9 25.8 38.6 38.6 25.8
Burglaries 64 36 31 48 15 24
    per 100,000 412.1 231.8 199.6 309.1 96.6 154.5
Thefts 215 172 185 157 160 144
    per 100,000 1384.3 1107.5 1191.2 1010.9 1030.2 927.2
Auto thefts 18 26 16 18 20 15
    per 100,000 115.9 167.4 103.0 115.9 128.8 96.6
124.4 84.9 95.0 95.2 78.9 78.2


Average climate in Berkley, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Berkley,

Berkley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Berkley city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Berkley:
  • WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; ROYAL OAK, MI)
  • GREAT LAKES REGIONAL REHAB HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI)
  • HENRY FORD - KINGSWOOD HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; FERNDALE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Berkley:
  • DETROIT CITY (about 15 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 20 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 24 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Berkley:
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 3 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
  • COBO HALL (about 17 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
  • BERZ-MACOMB (about 20 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)

Amtrak stations near Berkley:
  • 3 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5 $20,258 $48,619 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $25,507 $51,014 2 $1,860
Water Supply 4 $15,215 $45,645 1 $877
Other and Unallocable 1 $3,232 $38,784 2 $108
Local Libraries 5 $17,194 $41,265 17 $15,458
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,261 $39,132 1 $1,063
Parks and Recreation 8 $26,322 $39,483 60 $18,930
Sewerage 1 $2,741 $32,892 0 $0
Welfare 2 $5,581 $33,486 3 $1,167
Streets and Highways 9 $33,425 $44,566 0 $0
Correction 1 $2,192 $26,304 2 $3,137
Police - Other 6 $19,587 $39,174 9 $7,787
Police Protection - Officers 29 $154,982 $64,130 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $21,155 $42,310 2 $1,908
Totals for Government 84 $350,653 $50,093 99 $52,295


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berkley:
  • LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,479)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 6 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 6 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)
  • OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 7 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 8 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 12 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
Public high school in Berkley:
  • BERKLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,350; Location: 2325 CATALPA DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Berkley:
  • ANDERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 3205 CATALPA DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ANGELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: 3849 BEVERLY BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROGERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 2265 HAMILTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PATTENGILL SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 3540 MORRISON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • OXFORD CENTER (Students: 70; Location: 3607 OXFORD; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle school in Berkley:
  • OUR LADY OF LA SALETTE SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 2219 COOLIDGE HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Berkley:
  • BERKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $720,595; Location: 3155 COOLIDGE HIGHWAY; 64,952 books; 2,774 audio materials; 4,853 video materials; 192 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Roseland Park Cemetery (1).


Berkley compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Berkley:
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berkley:
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WBFH (88.1 FM; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; Owner: BLOOMFIELD HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Berkley:
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

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